Love Came Down with Heaven’s Metrics

Have you ever felt you just didn’t measure up to a person’s expectations or standards?   From failed interviews to missed pitches,  to wrong formulas, to missed appointments,  we have all choked down disappointment when  we missed the mark. Yet what happens when a nation blows it?  When God is viewed from such a  distance, […]

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Love Came Down with the God of Nations

Ezekiel lived as a captive in Babylon, yet God had this prophet priest in His hand.  Like Isaiah, Ezekiel lived as a mouthpiece for God, and in this deep intimacy, Ezekiel was required to prophecy many harsh and difficult realities to the nations. In Ezekiel’s time in history, the globe was under war, a time […]

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Love Came Down Fair

Ezekiel lived through a brutal age in history as Babylonian siege works hammered the walls of Jerusalem. Denied access to trade routes and produce, starvation was bringing the city to her knees.  As Judah’s children fainted in the streets from hunger and mothers cooked their own children for survival, the people muttered “God’s not fair”, […]

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Love Came Down from Heaven to Earth

Five years into the Babylonian invasion,  Ezekiel, a priest, sat among the captives along the River Chebar.  Suddenly, the heavens opened before his eyes and he saw visions of God. Consider the state of this man, thrust out of Judah with the first wave of exiles, straining to hear news of Jerusalem as he labored […]

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