Ezekiel’s Call to Speak

Sunday, July 23                         Ezekiel’s Call to Speak                                Ezekiel 3:1-11 NRSV (T)hen go to the exiles, to your people, and speak to them. Say to them, “Thus says the LORD God”; whether they hear or refuse to hear. (Ezekiel 3:11)...

Israel Exalted at Last

Saturday, July 22                    Israel Exalted at Last                              Ezekiel 17:22-24 NRSV All the trees of the field shall know that I am the Lord. I bring low the high tree, I make high the low tree; I dry up the green tree and make the dry tree...

Sentinel Must Convey God’s Message

Friday, July 21                Sentinel Must Convey God’s Message           Ezekiel 3:12-21 NRSV Mortal, I have made you a sentinel for the house of Israel; whenever you hear a word from my mouth, you shall give them warning from me. (Ezekiel 3:17) Pray to God for the...

Written Edict Stops Jewish Calamity

Thursday, July 20          Written Edict Stops Jewish Calamity              Esther 8:7-10 NRSV The king’s secretaries were summoned at that time, in the third month, which is the month of Sivan, on the twenty-third day; and an edict was written, according to all that...

Eat the Scroll and Prophesy

Wednesday, July 19                  Eat the Scroll and Prophesy        Revelation 10:8-11 NRSV So I went to the angel and told him to give me the little scroll; and he said to me, “Take it, and eat; it will be bitter to your stomach, but sweet as honey in your mouth.”...

Words of Lamentation, Mourning, Woe

Tuesday, July 18     Words of Lamentation, Mourning, Woe                      Ezekiel 2:8-10 NRSV He spread it before me; it had writing on the front and on the back, and written on it were words of lamentation and mourning and woe. (Ezekiel 2:10) Even sorrow has a...