Ezekiel is called, commissioned, and confirmed in his ministry to Israel.
Ezekiel’s ministry is set in the context of captivity.
Ezekiel is confronted with a vision of Yahweh’s glory.
Ezekiel is called to declare Yahweh’s word to rebellious Israel.
Ezekiel is commissioned to go to a rebellious people.
Ezekiel is cautioned not to rebel or be discouraged in the face of Israel’s rebuff of his message.
Ezekiel is encouraged by Yahweh’s glorious presence and sent to his ministry.
Ezekiel is commissioned in his ministry to Israel as watchman and prophet.
Ezekiel is commissioned in his ministry as a watchman.
Ezekiel is instructed about the nature of his ministry to the unresponsive of Israel.
Ezekiel is instructed about the method of his ministry with respect to the coming judgment of Jerusalem.
He is to enact the siege of Jerusalem.
He is to enact the destruction of Jerusalem.
Ezekiel is commissioned to his ministry as a prophet.
Ezekiel is confirmed as to the imminence of the judgment he was to proclaim.
Ezekiel announces that judgment is at hand for Judah and the Nations.
Ezekiel depicts Judah’s judgment as imminent.
The departure of the glory of Yahweh from the temple signals the inevitability of judgment.
Ezekiel is shown the abominations of the temple, which have provoked Yahweh’s departure from the sanctuary.
As the glory prepares to depart, the wicked of the temple are symbolically slain.
As the glory further departs coals of purifying judgment are cast over the whole city.
Wicked counselors are judged for their false advice.
Following Yahweh’s assurance of His intention to protect and renew Israel, his glory departs Jerusalem.
Ezekiel enacts Israel’s captivity.
Ezekiel assures Israel that their captivity is not far off, pronouncing judgment on prophets who say otherwise.
The persistent unfaithfulness of Judah proves the necessity of judgment.
Israel will be punished for her idolatry.
Israel will be punished for persistent unfaithfulness, though a remnant will remain.
The land will become desolate.
1:1—7:27 1:1–3 1:4–28 2:1—3:14 2:1–7
4:1—5:17 4:1–17 5:1–17 6:1–14
7:1–27 8:1—33:20 8:1—19:14