Ezekiel 21-48 in the Concordia commentary series expounds upon the later chapters of Ezekiel according to the book’s classic prophetic outline.
After judgment falls on Israel, oracles against the Gentile nations bring them under God’s judgment too.
But God’s purpose is to lead all people to repentance and salvation through faith.
God promises forgiveness, restoration, and resurrection through a new David, the Shepherd who will unite all believers.
The book ends with an extended vision of the new temple and rejuvenated land in the new earth, where God’s redeemed people shall dwell under their Prince forever.
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About Dr. Horace D. Hummel: Dr. Horace D. Hummel is emeritus Professor of Exegetical Theology, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri. He studied at Concordia Seminary (B.A., M.Div., S.T.M.) and earned his Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, under W. F. Albright.
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