"A horse riding on a chicken?"
is worth noting that one of the paradoxes concerning the Word of God
is that our Father uses very simple examples and illustrations
to make clear what it is He would have us to understand,
and yet when people read these simple illustrations
and the events He brought forth in the Old Testament,
they find them confusing and inexplicable.
things" are supposed to make our understanding easier,
but many do not see the simplicity
because they have failed to eat the whole scroll "within and without"
and consequently do not understand the symbology used
or the plan of God to which it relates.
will find this ever so true in this book of Ezekiel
as this prophet and priest is asked to do some things
which "seem strange" to some.
as the Apostle Paul said concerning the events and deeds of old,
they happened as examples for us in these LAST DAYS!
1 Cor. 10:11 Now all these things happened unto them for ensamples: and they are written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the world are come.
the more unusual a picture is,
even if you only SEE it in your mind's eye,
the easier it is to remember.
Here's an example:
If you looked out your window and saw a chicken and a horse in your yard,
that would be unusual, wouldn't it? (Farmers excluded, perhaps.)
But, if you looked out your window and saw the chicken riding the horse,
that would be VERY unusual, right?
However, if you looked out your window and saw the horse riding the chicken,
you would NEVER FORGET IT!
Here is how the Apostle Peter would say it:
"But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing,
that one picture is with the Lord as a thousand words,
and a thousand words as one picture."
When you see something in the Bible
that you don't understand or seems a mystery,
that at some other place in God's Word
He has placed the very understandable explanation.
It may appear later in the same chapter,
it may appear in a later chapter,
it may have appear in another book written 2000 years earlier,
but it will be there!
Why would God hide the secret
to true understanding, you ask!
The answer is,
so you can find it if
you truly love the Lord and want to know him!
His Word is the Bread of Life!
Repenting and accepting Jesus as your Lord and Savior is a must, but if you have not become hungry to study His Word [the Bread of Life], ask yourself, do you really know Him?
Will you recognize the anti-christ(Satan) when he comes claiming to be Jesus
will you be among the first taken in the field, by Satan?
Matthew 24:39 And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.  Then shall two be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left.  Two women shall be grinding at the mill; the one shall be taken, and the other left.
There is a "flood" coming!
Did you know that?
Only this flood is a flood of lies spewed forth by Satan himself.Rev. 12:15-16 And the serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away of the flood.  And the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed up the flood which the dragon cast out of his mouth.
Will you endure till the end?
Matthew 24:13 But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.
Mark 13:13 And ye shall be hated of all men for my name's sake: but he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.
Without the "Bread of Life" you won't endure until the end!
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