“The people to whom I am sending you are obstinate and stubborn. Say to them, ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says.’ And whether they listen or fail to listen—for they are a rebellious house—they know that a prophet has been among them.” Ezekiel 2: 3-5
That really encouraged me because sometimes I feel like when I’m writing it’s like
And Ezekiel also lets us know we shouldn't be fearful in our ministries.
“But I will make you as unyielding and hardened as they are. I will make your forehead like the hardest stone, harder than flint. Do not be afraid of them or terrified by them, though they are a rebellious house.” Ezekiel 3: 8-9.
And lastly the book reminds us that God really means what He says.
“I myself am against you, Jerusalem, and I will inflict punishment on you in the sight of the nations. Because of all your detestable idols, I will do to you what I have never done before and will never do again..I will inflict punishment on you and will scatter all your survivors to the winds.” Ezekiel 5: 8-10.
But be encouraged, if you’re on God’s side you have nothing to fear!