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Wed. Sep. 20, 2017

Daily Reflections September 20

Category: RMM
By: Paul Carter and Jody Cross

Ezekiel 23

This chapter reminds why in Jewish tradition the book of Ezekiel was not to be read by men under the age of 30. In addition to containing a fair bit of complicated imagery - too often the playground of fools - the book also contains an abundance of sexual metaphor. In several chapters idolatry is spoken of under the image of adultery. The relationship is fairly obvious. Unfaithfulness to God (our covenant partner) is akin to unfaithfulness to our spouse (our covenant partner). When the prophet speaks of it under those terms, the despicable nature of the act is all the more apparent. Keep reading...

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