Week of March 29

March 29: Ezekiel 6-7

1) What evidence did God present in chapter 6 that will convince the Jewish people that He is indeed "the LORD?"

  1. Pagan high places destroyed, altars ruined, and idols broken
  2. Captives in exile will experience remorse for their idolatry
  3. Remaining population of Judah will die from the sword, famine, and pestilence and their bodies will be strewn among the idols and altars
  4. All of the above

2) As patient and longsuffering as He had been, what did God proclaim about where He was with Judah (see 7:2, 6)?

March 30: Ezekiel 8-9

1) When God gave Ezekiel a "virtual tour" of the Temple in Jerusalem via a vision, what was happening there in real time?

  1. Word of God was being taught
  2. Praises to God were being sung
  3. Pagan idols and images were being worshipped
  4. None of the above

2) What was the determining factor in whether or not God's judgment would fall upon an individual and where would this judgment begin (see 9:4-6; 1 Peter 4:17)?

March 31: Ezekiel 10-11

1) What filled the Temple temporarily despite all the pagan worship that was going on in its courts (see 10:4)? Did anyone present even notice?

2) Where did the glory of the LORD go in chapter 11?

  1. From the Temple
  2. Out of Jerusalem
  3. To the Mount of Olives east of the city?
  4. All of the above

April 1: Ezekiel 12-13

1) What did God command Ezekiel to do in order to "act out" the prophecy he was given and what is the name of the "prince" who would ultimately live it out (see 12:12-13 and parallel in Jer. 52:7-11)?

2) To what did Ezekiel compare the false prophets who were preaching false hope of escape from judgment?

  1. A broken clock that wouldn't alarm
  2. A clogged trumpet that wouldn't sound
  3. A whitewashed but unstable wall that wouldn't stand
  4. None of the above

April 2: Ezekiel 14-15

1) When God decides to judge a nation for sinning against Him, even the presence of which Old Testament spiritual giants "would deliver neither son nor daughter" but would only deliver "their own lives by their righteousness" (see 14:14-20)?

  1. Noah
  2. Daniel
  3. Job
  4. All of the above

2) To what did the LORD compare the faithless inhabitants of Jerusalem in chapter 15?

April 3: Ezekiel 16

1) In the allegory God gave the prophet, how does He describe His tender care for Jerusalem (see v. 1-14)?

  1. Spoke life to her though she was neglected and despised
  2. Bathed her and clothed her in costly garments
  3. Adorned her with jewels and put a crown on her head
  4. Fed her with fine foods
  5. All of the above

2) When Jerusalem grew in splendor and fame among the nations, trusting in her beauty, in what ways did she shamefully depart from the LORD (16:15-43)?

April 4: 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?