Day 249

Today’s Reading – Ezekiel – 31-33


The LORD’s word came to me: Human one, speak to your people and say to them: Suppose I bring a sword against a country, and the people of the land take a certain person from their assembly and make him their lookout. When he sees the sword coming against the land, he blows the trumpet and warns the people. If they hear the sound of the trumpet but don’t heed the warning, when the sword comes and they are taken away, they are responsible for their blood. They heard the sound of the trumpet but didn’t heed the warning, so their blood is on them. If they had paid attention to the warning, they would have saved their lives. If the lookout sees the sword coming but doesn’t blow the trumpet to warn the people, when the sword comes and takes away any of them, they are taken away in their sin, but I’ll hold the lookout responsible for their blood.  Ezekiel 33:1-6 CEB

These words from Ezekiel help explain his reason for spreading the word about the coming destruction.

Now read the words again, but place yourself in the role various roles described in the passage.

How do you respond when you hear the alarm?

How do you act as the lookout?

You who have heard God’s word have a responsibility to share God’s word.

Judgement is coming have you heard the alarm?

Have you shared the news?

Good News that is …

Tomorrow’s Reading – Ezekiel 34-36

Author:

I am a United Methodist Pastor and have the privilege of serving as the Senior Pastor for the church of my childhood. I preach in a place I once was an acolyte. I love to preach, but more importantly I love to teach. I firmly believe that Faith Matters and should affect how we live. This blog is a place where I come to share the randomness that is life and faith ... and the intersection of the two.

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