In The Beginning

March/April – 2015 In The Beginning Listen to audio  Jesus had little regard for ceremonies. There were only two observances that he asked of his followers. One was baptism, the other was the memorial of his death. While baptism is a single event and can come at any time, the Memorial coincides with the Jewish Passover because that was the time of year when Jesus died on the cross. When he passed bread and the fruit of the vine to his disciples the evening []

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 []