The Invasion Of Israel Part 1

Ezekiel 37-39

Ezekiel 37 – Speaks about the nation of Israel and the Jewish people being gathered back to Israel
v1 – the hand of the Lord
-can be a strong or a tender hand

– The hand of the Lord reveals His love, comfort and strength….
Ex: Lot when he was rescued by the lord for Sodom and Gomorrah
This is a vision the Lord gives to Ezekiel about Israel… a valley he sees dry bones…

v2 – The Lord has Ezekiel pass by these bones many times. Ezekiel would have been startled by what he saw…
v3 – The Lord speaks to Ezekiel to ask if these bones can live

Ezekiel replies to the Lord with a declaration of faith—– Only you know Lord which means only you can do it and I know you can do it – 2 Cor 5:7
v4 – Declare over those bones that they will live……

* Speak the Word of the Lord

* You will not die, but you will live

vs5-6 – A Promise

– Israel will live and know the Lord is God

vs7-10 – a resurrection takes place
– Because of the Word and the Spirit working together…..

v11 – These dry bones speak of Israel

v12 – Israel was scattered among the nations of the world because of their own sin. The Lord raised them up anyway……

The Regathering of the Nation of Israel

—– Isaiah 11:11-12…….. Jeremiah 31:8 ……. Ezekiel 11:16-17

– Israel became a nation on May 14, 1948….has a population of over 9 million people now…

– More than half of the world’s Jewish population lives in Israel now…