The ministry of the prophet Ezekiel overlapped that of Jeremiah, and his Book is the last major prophetic work in the Old Testament—unequaled until St. John’s Book of Revelations. It begins with apocalyptic visions and offers throughout a dramatic denunciation of the Israelites for all their sins. It was Ezekiel’s mission to urge the Jewish exiles in Babylon to turn back to the LORD—or to face the consequences…

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