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Gilbert House Fellowship #192: Ezekiel 12-14

THE FAITHLESS prophets and elders of Israel were singled out by Yahweh for special condemnation in this week’s reading. We discuss those who should have been looking after the spiritual health of God’s chosen people, but who allowed Israel and Judah to fall into forbidden religious practices.

One of these was the “hunt for souls,” something the women of Judah engaged in that was apparently related to necromancy rituals common in the ancient Near East.

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Gilbert House Fellowship #189: Ezekiel 2-4

THE TRUE test of prophets is whether they have “stood in the council of YHWH to see and hear His word.” (Jer. 23:18)

This week, we discuss the calling of Ezekiel and God’s first commands to the prophet — to prophesy to “a rebellious house,” the scattered people of Israel, and to do so in a rather unpleasant way.

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