As the Book of Ezekiel ends, the prophet offers the vision of a river flowing and growing eastward from the temple and the mystic geographic boundaries of the Twelve Tribes. The river is an image of Jesus. Recall the water and blood that flowed from the open side of Jesus on the cross in John 19:34 and the words of Jesus in John 7:39: “Out of the believer’s heart shall flow rivers of living water.” (Cf. Isaiah 12:3; 43:20; 44:3; 55:1.)
Bathe yourself in these saving waters that flow through you from the new temple which is Jesus risen, now ascended. Wait in the spiritual temple of your own heart for the coming of the Holy Spirit, knowing that the presence of Jesus is ever with you in the name that comes at the end of Ezekiel: Yahweh Shammah: THE LORD IS THERE.
Mondays are dedicated to the reading of the Hebrew Prophets.
In the Easter Season this year we read Ezekiel 33—48.
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Example: Th’ Lord is here: Yahweh Shammah 48:35
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