“Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and
forever.” (Heb 13:8)
I love to read the story of Jesus recorded in the four Gospels of the New Testament Bible. The story of Jesus is very real and dear to me. When Jesus spoke, it is as if He is speaking to me. His teachings are true and unchanging, for He said that “Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will by no means pass away” (Matt 24:35). I also imagine that I was physically with Him, witnessing Him taking actions on various events and performing miracles on many occasions. I have firmly believed what happened then can also take place now, for Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.
The word of the Lord came expressly to Ezekiel to priest…and the hand of the Lord was upon him there. (Ezekiel 1:3)
Ezekiel was already in captivity. He was among those first captives who were deported, those who were cast out of the promised land. Then why, oh why did God still send the word of God through Ezekiel since He was unhappy with them?
It is only when we connect this question with Ezekiel 6:9 that we get the answer: “Then those of you who escape will remember Me among the nations where they are carried captive, because I was crushed by their adulterous heart which has departed from Me, and by their eyes which play the harlot after their idols; they will loathe themselves for the evils which they committed in all their abominations.” Continue reading