Week of April 19

Week of April 19

April 19: Ezekiel 32

1) What powerful animals did Ezekiel compare to Egypt in his lament in v. 1-8?

  1. Bear and Buffalo
  2. Tiger and Crocodile
  3. Lion and Dragon
  4. None of the above

2) What ultimately happens to Egypt and other war-mongering nations "who spread their terror in the land of the living" (see v. 17-32)?

April 20: Ezekiel 33

1) When a threat came to a city, what was the responsibility of the watchman and the people in v. 1-9?

2) What does God say He takes no pleasure in (see v. 10-11)?

April 21: Ezekiel 34-35

1) Why was God angry with the leaders or "shepherds" of Israel (34:1-10)?

  1. They fed themselves instead of the sheep
  2. They didn't strengthen the weak or heal the sick or bind up the injured
  3. They have not brought back the strays or sought the lost
  4. They ruled with force and harshness
  5. All of the above

2) Who is the coming Shepherd who will faithfully care for God's sheep (34:23-24)?

April 22: Ezekiel 36

1) After suffering the reproach of being invaded, dispossessed of their land, and exiled, what did God promise He would do physically and materially for His people and the Promised Land (v. 8-10)?

2) What did God promise He would do for His people spiritually as a part of the New Covenant (see v. 22-28?

  1. He would cleanse them and remove their desire for idols
  2. He would remove their hearts of stone and replace them with hearts of flesh
  3. He would put His Spirit within them
  4. He would be their God and they would be His people
  5. All of the above

April 23: Ezekiel 37

1) What strange sight did God show Ezekiel in a vision in this chapter?

  1. Mountain full of pagan shrines
  2. Valley full of dried out bones
  3. River full of putrefied fish
  4. None of the above

2) What was God's encouraging message to His people who had lost hope (see v. 11-14)?

April 24: Ezekiel 38

1) Who would God raise up to lead a multi-national alliance of armies against Israel "in the latter years" (see v. 1-9)?

2) Why was God going to allow a great assault on Israel and how would God respond (see v. 16-23)?

April 25: Discussion Questions

1) What passage uniquely spoke to you this week?

2) What insights did you gain about God?

3) What application might this have to what is happening in the world today?

4) How would God have you apply this truth to your life?