Summary: To show that only the LORD can promote and demote everyone in earth. Prosperity, success, wealth, riches and promotion only comes from the LORD and not men.
Do you acknowledge the LORD in everything? in your promotion? in your prosperity and success? in your wealth and riches? in your strength?
II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:
To show that only the LORD can promote and demote everyone in earth. Prosperity, success, wealth, riches and promotion only comes from the LORD and not men.
Ezekiel 17:24 (Amplified Bible)
17:24 And all the trees of the field shall know (understand and realize) that I the Lord have brought low the high tree, have exalted the low tree, have dried up the green tree, and have made the dry tree flourish. I the Lord have spoken, and I will do it.
Praise, worship and thank You very much LORD JESUS for we experience Your promotion in every area of our lives, and the Blessor, and both the blessing of the LORD, the Provider and the provided, the Comforter and the comfort that comforted that made us rich is within us, and we focus and remember You always because You have given us ability to produce wealth and You made us channels of blessings for this world, so that their theoretical knowledge will turn into experiential knowledge with the LORD JESUS.
All the trees of the field will know the LORD
A. Author: Ezekiel meaning "GOD strengthens"
B. Date written: Around 565 B.C., around 22 years of the prophet's ministry
C. Purpose: To explain the LORD to His unbelieving and sinful people
D. To whom written: Jewish exiles in Babylon and GOD's people everywhere
E. Main Themes: Prophetic book like Daniel and Revelation
F. Key words: "I am the LORD"
G. Key verses:
Ezekiel 36:24-26 (Amplified Bible)
36:24 For I will take you from among the nations and gather you out of all countries and bring you into your own land.
36:25 Then will I sprinkle clean water upon you, and you shall be clean from all your uncleanness; and from all your idols will I cleanse you.
36:26 A new heart will I give you and a new spirit will I put within you, and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh and give you a heart of flesh.
VIII. MAIN BODY:
Trees represents or symbolize people. (Mark 8:24)
Mark 8:24 (Amplified Bible)
8:24 And he looked up and said, I see people, but [they look] like trees, walking.
Revelation 11:4 (Amplified Bible)
11:4 These [witnesses] are the two olive trees and the two lampstands which stand before the Lord of the earth.
Zechariah 4:11-14 (Amplified Bible)
4:11 Then I said to him [the angel who talked with me], What are these two olive trees on the right side of the lampstand and on the left side of it?
4:12 And a second time I said to him, What are these two olive branches which are beside the two golden tubes or spouts by which the golden oil is emptied out?
4:13 And he answered me, Do you not know what these are? And I said, No, my lord.
4:14 Then said he, These are the two sons of oil [Joshua the high priest and Zerubbabel the prince of Judah, the two anointed ones] who stand before the Lord of the whole earth [as His anointed instruments].
Psalms 96:11-12 (Amplified Bible)
96:11 Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice; let the sea roar, and all the things which fill it;
96:12 Let the field be exultant, and all that is in it! Then shall all the trees of the wood sing for joy
Isaiah 55:12-13 (Amplified Bible)
55:12 For you shall go out [from the spiritual exile caused by sin and evil into the homeland] with joy and be led forth [by your Leader, the Lord Himself, and His word] with peace; the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.
55:13 Instead of the thorn shall come up the cypress tree, and instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle tree; and it shall be to the Lord for a name of renown, for an everlasting sign [of jubilant exaltation] and memorial [to His praise], which shall not be cut off.
High or "gabohha gabohha" in Hebrew meaning:
2. powerful, arrogant, haughty
3. proud, exceedingly proud
High trees represents/symbolizes powerful, arrogant, haughty, exceedingly proud people.
Low or "shapha" in Hebrew meaning:
2. humble, low
Low trees represents/symbolizes depressed, humble, low people.
Green or "lach" in Hebrew meaning:
1. be new
3. green, moist
Green trees represents/symbolizes flourishing people with their worldly wealth.
Dry or "yabesh" in Hebrew meaning: dried, dry.
Dry trees represents/symbolizes dried up or hopeless people.
Field or "sadeh saday" in Hebrew meaning: