The Idols We place in Our Hearts.


Reading through the book of Ezekiel we learn that Ezekiel was a Priest and Prophet of ancient Yisrael of the 6th Century BC. He was the subject and author of the book that is named after its author. Ezekiel began to prophesy to the Yisrael in 592 BC, pronouncing God’s judgment on a sinful nation. He witnessed the conquest of Jerusalem by Babylon and saw his fellow Yisraelites taken away into captivity. He offered a promise of Israel’s restoration in his famous vision of the valley of dry bones that revive and assemble themselves. He also envisaged a theocratic community revolving around a restored Temple in Jerusalem. There are a few verses that are very interesting that address the topic of idolatry and our hearts. Read more