26(Ezek 02,01-c03,15) I Sat Where They Sat
“I Sat Where They Sat”
A guide when confrontation is needed
Ezekiel 2:1 -3:15
Some news is tough news, not well received, and not easily accepted.
A. Know that you go in behalf of the King of glory. (2:1-2)
§ Don’t go because you’re trying to be a good person.
§ Don’t make statements the Lord does not make.
B. The prophet must be resolute in such times. (2:3-5; 3:4-9)
§ They will not listen because their hearts are hardened.
§ They have been captive for five years but still they are not ready to listen.
C. The prophet must not be scared by the resistance and opposition. (2:6-7)
§ Failure to convince is not an indicator of being led by the Lord.
§ Stubbornness may frustrate; but it should not.
D. The prophet must live the message first. (2:8-3:3)
§ Their bitterness must not become the prophet’s bitterness.
§ The prophet must sit where they sit. (3:10-15)