E Z E K I E L.
This chapter concludes the vision which Ezekiel
saw, and this part of it furnished him with two messages:—I. A
message of wrath against those who continued still at Jerusalem,
and were there in the height of presumption, thinking they should
never fall, ver. 1-13.
II. A message of comfort to those who were carried captives into
Babylon and were there in the depth of despondency, thinking they
should never rise. And, as the former are assured that God has
judgments in store for them notwithstanding their present security,
so the later are assured that God has mercy in store for them
notwithstanding their present distress, ver. 14-21. And so the glory of God
removes further, ver. 22,
23. The vision disappears (ver. 24), and Ezekiel faithfully gives his
hearers an account of it, ver.