Notes: May 6, 2009

The Good Shepherd

Ezekiel 34

  • Woe to the shepherds of Israel (v. 1-2).
  • They are unfaithful in their duties toward the sheep whom God loves (v. 3-6).
  • They will lose their jobs (v. 7-10).
  • God will be the shepherd (v. 11-16).
  • The bully sheep will be punished (v. 17-22).
  • The great and good shepherd, the Messiah, the son of David, shall come (v. 23-31).

Ezekiel 35

  • Edom shall be destroyed along with Judah (v. 1-4).
  • Edom opposed the people of God and sought to possess their land (v. 5-11).
  • Worse, Edom opposed God Himself; and they shall be punished (v. 12-15)