Being Aware of, Concerned, and Burdened for God’s Move in the Present World Situation

As believers in Christ who have been shown mercy by the Lord to see His move on earth, we need to be more aware of God’s sovereign arrangement of the world situation, more concerned about the crucial time in which we live, and more burdened for God’s move in the present world situation. All the […]

Enjoying Christ in the Church Life Garden and being Increased with Men like a Flock

As we see in Ezekiel, the Lord is recovering His people inwardly by life, and the result is that any desolate places will become like the garden of Eden, and the Lord increases His people with men like a flock. However, there are two aspects to the Lord’s recovery, as seen in Ezekiel: one is […]

The Lord Gives us a New Heart to Love Him, a Soft and Pure Heart that Loves Him

According to Ezek. 36:26, for the inward recovery of His people God gives them a new heart and a new spirit; in His organic salvation God revives us, renews our heart, and gives us a heart to love Him, and He gives us a new spirit to receive and contact Him. On the negative side, as […]

God is Inwardly Recovering us on Behalf of His Name by Cleansing us with His Blood

The Lord is inwardly recovering us, His people (see Ezek. 35-36), and for this inward recovery, He acts on behalf of His holy name, and He applies His judicial redemption to them for their being cleansed with the precious blood of Christ. Before He can inwardly recover us, however, He pronounces and carries out His […]

Christ is the Good Shepherd, the great Shepherd, and the Shepherd of our Souls

The Lord Jesus is our Shepherd; according to the New Testament, Christ is the good Shepherd, the great Shepherd, the Chief Shepherd, and the Shepherd of our souls. In Ezekiel 34 in particular we see that the Lord Himself comes to shepherd His sheep, and He will take good care of them. We all can […]

The Lord comes as the Shepherd to Search for His Sheep and Bring them to Himself

In Ezekiel 34 the Lord Himself comes as the Shepherd to search for His sheep and seek them out, bringing them back to Himself as the pasture, restoring them, recovering them, and healing them; to shepherd is to take all-inclusive tender care of the flock. This week in our Crystallization-study of the book of Ezekiel […]

Eating the Lord and having a Proper Spiritual Digestion by saying Amen to His Word

As believers in Christ, we need to eat the Lord Jesus in His word by prayerfully considering and reconsidering it day by day, and we need to have a proper spiritual digestion, allowing the Lord to have the thoroughfare in every part of our inner being. The word of God is not only full of […]