Posts Tagged ‘Ezekiel’

Ezekiel 28 & Interpreting Prophetic Literature

Since we have been “unplugged” the past two weeks, I will bullet some notes for those of you who would be looking for then from the last two classes (3/14&21/2010) in NewLife. Do take note that the examples that we began looking at and the categories we covered are not exhaustive in the process of interpreting prophetic literature, but provide the facts that:

– Interpreting prophetic literature takes though and work

– A look at genre in the Biblical Corpus is important

– The Bible is Its own genre

– The Bible is meant to be understood

– ****Theme point here**** We must interpret prophetic literature literally until the text requires us to interpret it symbolically.

– The book mentioned that could be a help for this is, Interpreting the Prophetic Word by Willem VanGemeren.

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Ezekiel Grace Excursus

One reason WE have the stories of Israel is to serve as instruction on the requirement of obedient holiness and the need for grace.

Grace Excursus for Ezekiel

Ezekiel 18

As the nation of Isreal is being punished for a transgression of God’s diectives enumerated in Deuteronomy 28, the individual is responsible too . . .

Ezek 18

Ezekiel End to Sections 1-2 Slidepack

Closing off the first two sections with into and overview, as relayed in NewLife ABF

Ezekiel Intro& end to sections 1 & 2

Ezekiel 24-29 Slidepack

Ezekiel 24-32 is God’s judgment on the surrounding enemy nations of Israel and Judah. Slides used in NewLife ABF are provided as highlights

Ezekiel 24-29