Unformatted text preview: do not. He compares them to an unfaithful spouse (Jeremiah 1-3). The people offend God even more. They start performing sacrifices to other gods (Jeremiah 7). This is the grounds for why God had sent His people into captivity. Jerusalem is ransacked and the Temple is destroyed, as well as the city wall. Ezekiel was taken to Babylon with a large group of captives. Ezekiel preached to the captives that Jerusalem must be utterly destroyed. This message compliments Jeremiah’s message. Before giving this message, Ezekiel warned the Jews that they were a wicked people (Ezekiel 1-3). Jerusalem did fall within the time of Ezekiel’s captivity. Daniel was another prophet that was taken to Babylon. He probably got there a few years before Ezekiel. Daniel was...
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- Spring '09
- Old Testament, Ezekiel 13, message compliments Jeremiah