Devilish stones

There are stones, and then there are stones, says Tyconius ( The Book of Rules ). In Ezekiel, the king of Tyre is surrounded by precious stones, but “these words pertain both to the devil and . . . . Continue Reading »

North and South

Puzzling over the overlapping images of the faces of the cherubim and the tabernacle furnishings, with the help of James Jordan’s essay on orientation in Revelation. The east-west orientation, . . . . Continue Reading »

Measuring water

In the Bible, holy things and holy places are measured out. Measuring is an act of consecrating, of dividing holy from common. In Ezekiel 47, the water that flows from the temple is measured. That . . . . Continue Reading »

New Hearts

Ezekiel is the only OT writer to promise a “new heart” to Israel (18:31; 36:26).  He promises hearts of flesh in place of hearts of stone.  What has given the people of Judah . . . . Continue Reading »