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Biblical Outline: Ezekiel

Peace & Blessings Beloved,

TGBTG for allowing us to see another day. I pray all is well with you and yours, and that your week has been fruitful & blessed thus far.


In this Series, we are going to further our in-depth study of each book of the Holy Bible, breaking each book into the major themes and topics contained therein. Today we'll outline the twenty-sixth book of the Bible, Ezekiel.




Outline

  • Oracles of Judgment against Israel (chapters 1-24)

    • Ezekiel's Inaugural Vision (chapters 1-3)

      1. Overwhelming display of the glory of the Lord (chapter 1)

      2. Ezekiel's call to be a prophet (2:1;3:15)

      3. Ezekiel's task as watchman (3:16-21)

      4. Restraints on Ezekiel's prophetic ministry (3:22-27)

    • Symbolic Acts Portraying the Siege of Jerusalem (chapters 4-5)

      1. Ezekiel's symbolic siege of Jerusalem (chapter 4)

      2. God's razor of judgment at work (chapter 5)

    • Oracles of Divine Judgment (chapters 6-7)

      1. Doom for the mountains of Israel (chapter 6)

      2. The end has come on the land (chapter 7)

    • Corruption of the Temple and Its Consequences (chapters 8-11)

      1. Idolatry in the temple (chapter 8)

      2. Judgment on the idolaters (chapter 9)

      3. God's glory departs from the temple (chapter 10)

      4. God's sure judgment on Jerusalem (11:1-14)

      5. Those in exile to be restored (11:15-21)

      6. Conclusion of the vision (11:22-25)

    • Ezekiel Symbolizes the Exile of Jerusalem (chapter 12)

      1. An exile's baggage (12:1-16)

      2. Anxious eating (12:17-20)

      3. The nearness of judgment (12:21-28)

    • Oracles concerning God's Judgment on Judah (13:1;24:14)

      1. Condemnation of the false prophets (chapter 13)

      2. Condemnation of the idolaters (14:1-11)

      3. No mediators can turn back God's judgment (14:12-23)

      4. Jerusalem likened to a piece of burnt vine (chapter 15)

      5. Jerusalem allegorized as an adulterous wife (chapter 16)

      6. Allegory of two eagles and a vine (chapter 17)

      7. The soul who sins will die (chapter 18)

      8. A lament over the fall of Jerusalem's kings (chapter 19)

      9. Apostate Israel purged and renewed through judgment (20:1-44)

      10. Babylon, God's sword of judgment (20:45;21:32)

      11. The sins for which Jerusalem is judged (chapter 22)

      12. Jerusalem and Samaria allegorized as adulterous sisters (chapter 23)

      13. Jerusalem cooked over the fire (24:1-14)

    • The Death of Ezekiel's Wife Symbolizes Jerusalem's Fall (24:15-27)

  • Oracles of Judgment against the Nations (chapters 25-32)

    • A Prophecy against Ammon (25:1-7)

    • A Prophecy against Moab (25:8-11)

    • A Prophecy against Edom (25:12-14)

    • A Prophecy against Philistia (25:15-17)

    • A Prophecy against Tyre (26:1;28:19)

      1. Tyre's destruction announced (chapter 26)

      2. A lament over Tyre (chapter 27)

      3. A prophecy against the king of Tyre (28:1-19)

    • A Prophecy against Sidon (28:20-24) (For Israel, a restoration, 28:25-26)

    • A Prophecy against Egypt (chapters 29-32)

      1. Egypt a doomed monster (29:1-16)

      2. Egypt a payment to Nebuchadnezzar (29:17-21)

      3. Laments over Egypt (30:1-19)

      4. The pharaoh's arms are broken (30:20-26)

      5. The pharaoh a felled Lebanon cedar (chapter 31)

      6. Lament over the pharaoh (32:1-16)

      7. The pharaoh consigned to the realm of the dead (32:17-32)

  • Oracles of Consolation for Israel (chapters 33-48)

    • Renewal of Ezekiel's Call as Watchman (33:1-20)

    • Jerusalem's Fall Reported and Its Remnant Condemned (33:21-33)

    • The Lord to Be Israel's Shepherd (chapter 34)

    • A Prophecy against Edom (chapter 35)

    • Israel's Complete Restoration Announced (chapter 36)

    • Israel's Dry Bones Revived and Unity Restored (chapter 37)

      1. Israel's dry bones restored to life (37:1-14)

      2. Again one nation under one King (37:15-28)

    • The Great Battle of the Ages (chapters 38-39)

    • The New Order for Purified Israel (chapters 40-48)

      1. The temple area restored (40:1-47)

      2. The new temple (40:48;42:20)

      3. God's glory returns to the temple (43:1-12)

      4. Restoration of the great altar (43:13-27)

      5. Restoration of the priesthood (chapter 44)

      6. Restoration of the theocratic order (chapters 45-46)

      7. The river of life from the temple (47:1-12)

      8. The boundaries of the land (47:13-23)

      9. The distribution of the land (48:1-29)

      10. The twelve gates of the new city (48:30-35)


May we establish, nurture, and grow a sincere love for the word of God, and study it lovingly & faithfully.


I pray you receive this with the love intended, and apply it to wisdom.


May the joy of the Lord continue to be your strength.


Love you much.


Stay Safe, Stay Healthy, Stay Blessed!


-Humble Servant


P.S- If you have not given your life to Jesus Christ, I implore you to take the time to do so right now. Use John 3:16 & Romans 10:9-10 as a foundation for making your confession of faith. And use Ephesians 2:1-10 to provide proper context for your salvation

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