In the Beginning

Jan/Feb 2015 In the Beginning Listen to audio Ezekiel was one of four prophets who are often referred to as “major” prophets: Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel,  and Daniel (in contrast to the 12 “minor” prophets closing the Old Testament). Ezekiel was a priest, and therefore he was a Levite of mature years when he commenced his prophetic service that spanned more than 20 years. He was a younger contemporary of Jeremiah, and an older contemporary of Daniel. Ezekiel is famous for his prophecy of []

Ezekiel 18

Jan/Feb 2015  Four Classes-Four Groups Listen to audio The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children’s teeth are set on edge” (Ezekiel 18:2). George Duhaime In Ezekiel chapter 18, God delivered His message to the nation of Israel through the use of a question, a promise, and a challenge. (1) The Question “What mean ye, that ye use this proverb concerning the land of Israel, saying The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children’s teeth are set on edge?” (Ezekiel []

Ezekiel 44

Jan/Feb 2015 Princes, Priests, and Levites Listen to audio “Mark well, and behold with thine eyes, and hear with thine ears all that I say unto thee concerning all the ordinances of the house of Jehovah, and all the laws thereof; and mark well the entrance of the house, with every egress of the sanctuary” (Ezekiel 44:5). David Stein Ezekiel chapter 44 is part of the Temple vision that was granted to the prophet. Chapters 40 to the end of the book []

News and Views

Jan/Feb 2015 Listen to audio Religious The Communist Chinese government started closing a nd demolishing Christian churches over the last summer. While officials within the government have come up with a wide variety of reasons for the closures, such as “illegal structures,” the intent is very clear: religion that is not state-approved is targeted. This crack down on the increasingly prevalent religion has stirred many people to anger and frustration with the government. Their apparent response has been to establish a new, []

Today In Prophecy

Jan/Feb 2015 Medical Miracles? Listen to audio “Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits — who forgiveth all thine iniquities, who healeth all thy diseases, who redeemeth thy life from destruction, who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies” (Psalms 103:2-4). Consider some technological accomplishments that have been attained recently in medical treatments. A 66-year-old tire salesman in North Carolina spent the latter part of his life blind due to retinitis pigmentosa, a degenerative condition that destroyed []