A River Story


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Ezekiel 47:1-12

Today I though it might be fun to try something a little different, and tell a story that comes from the prophet Ezekiel.  Beginning in chapter 40, there is a description of how things will be when Israel is restored after the captivity. The narrative goes through the particulars of the new temple, the return of glory and the re-institution of holy days and sacrifices, and then in chapter 47 there is an interesting little story about a river that begins to flow out of the new temple.

The prophet has just come out of the new temple, having gone through a sort of tour, and he sees that water is beginning to come out from under the temple itself. He was led eastward from the temple for a thousand cubits, where the water was ankle-deep, and then another thousand, where the water was knee-deep, and then after…

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Published by Vincent S Artale Jr

Biblical studies, Health and Nutrition, Biology, Fitness, Hiking, Reading. Re-blogging doesn't equal agreement.

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