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Be a Watchman and a Witness for the Gospel

Son of man, I have made you a watchman for the house of Israel; therefore hear a word from My mouth, and give them warning from Me. (Ezek 3:17)

In the book of Ezekiel, God appointed Ezekiel to be a watchman twice. His mission was to warn the Israelites of coming judgments. However, his mission was also to preach a message of hope. The message of hope was given only to the righteous “remnant”.

Jesus told His disciples, “…be witnesses to Me…” (Act 1:8) before He ascended to heaven. He also told His disciples, “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations… teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you…” (Mt 28:19,20)

Jesus bids His believers to be His witnesses and watchmen like Ezekiel. What are our messages? Continue reading