Ezekiel witnesses the execution of the wicked idolaters (Ezekiel 9:1 – 9:11)

God continued pointing out the wickedness of the exiled people to Ezekiel. Ezekiel heard him call out in a loud voice, “Bring me those who are appointed to execute judgement on the city. Have each bring a weapon in hand.” Ezekiel saw six men coming from the direction of the…
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Modern Day Lessons

Fallen religious leaders – when your faith is shaken by another, ask yourself – “Who’s really in charge?”.

“Satan has asked to have you, that he might sift you like wheat.” Luke 22:31 When a religious leader or anyone else you hold in high esteem falters, it is only natural to be disappointed, saddened, and hurt. But it is weak allow their faith to be shaken by the…
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The rape of Dinah – Jacob’s sons rescue their sister and slaughter the Shechemites (Genesis 34:1 – 34:31)

Dinah, the daughter Leah had borne to Jacob, left her city to see the “women of the land”. Shechem, son of Hamor and ruler of the area she was visiting, took Dinah and raped her. Afterward, he fell in love with Dinah. He said to his father, “Get me this…
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