I pray that you all are in a great space that God is working on something very special with you and the anointing is all over it. In this Bible study we are going over the 19th chapter of Ezekiel. Let’s Thank the Lord for giving us another day to study his word and be in his presence as we go over this chapter. It’s good to have your bible when we go through the verses and if you don’t have a bible down load the free bible app so that you can go over the word later on.
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Ezekiel Chapter 19
A lament for Israel’s Princes
verse 1 – 14
First for those who do not know Lament means grief or/and sorrow
In the 19th chapter of Ezekiel there are only 14 verse so I will not be breaking them up.
these verse the Lord tells Ezekiel to go to the princes of Israel and ask them if their mother was like a lion rearing up young lions she would teach one son and he would be successful and the nation would rise up and trap him and send him to Egypt. after that prince didn’t have success she would raise up another and he would be mighty and have a strong presence but then the nations would rise up and bring him to the king of Babylon, and put him in prison.
The Lord tells Ezekiel to tell the princes of Israel that their mother was like a vine in a vineyard. She was fruitful and full of branches because of abundant water, her branches were strong fit for a ruler’s scepter.
But it was uprooted in fury and thrown to the ground. It’s vines consumed by fire. No strong branch left on it.
If you haven’t guessed it this is the story that we learned in Chapter 17 this time the Lord is saying that the mother was a vine she nurtured, feed , and taught her sons how to be rulers the first cub Jehoahaz The King of Judah( who was taken captive by Egypt 609B.C) Next the second cub Jehoiachin (who was taken captive in Babylon) then Zedekiah was planted as ruler and reached to Eygpt and withered its vines them burning by the east wind (the Babylon a)
As Parents we look at these little people and we rear them to be all that they can be. we want them to be successful and concur anything that tries to come in their paths. For the mother of the Kings of Judah yes she made sure her sons learned well enough to be great but yet it would be the actions of their nation who would hand them over to their enemy. This story being a Lament for Israel.
Now for the Important part if you are looking for salvation google, download the free bible app or turn your bible to Romans 10:9 and confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe with your heart that God raised him from the dead you shall be saved. Get in to the word and enjoy a relationship with sovereign God.