E Z E K I E L.
In this chapter we have the further preparation of
the prophet for the work to which God called him. I. His eating the
roll that was presented to him in the close of the foregoing
chapter, ver. 1-3. II.
Further instructions and encouragements given him to the same
purport with those in the foregoing chapter, ver. 4-11. III. The mighty impulse he was
under, with which he was carried to those that were to be his
hearers, ver. 12-15. IV.
A further explication of his office and business as a prophet,
under the similitude of a watchman, ver. 16-21. V. The restraining and
restoring of the prophet's liberty of speech, as God pleased,