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“The purpose was not simply to dazzle Ezekiel, but to point to a message. God is on the move, He is allowing Himself to be seen, He is appearing even in what people thought was a godforsaken place. What an enduring message of hope! How important it is for us to remember that God is never confined, never limited, never distracted, never disinterested in His people.” (Pages 28–29)
“These were traditionally the four most impressive of the land and air animals: man, chief over all; the lion, chief of the wild animals; the ox, chief of the domesticated animals; and the eagle, chief of the birds of the air. Intelligence, strength, ferocity, freedom, etc. were all wrapped up in one in these special angelic creatures.” (Page 28)
“With regard to eternal punishment, however, the situation is very different. God treats people as individuals.” (Page 149)
“God’s holiness and our responsibility for obedience.” (Page 16)
“God’s people had better act like they are God’s people. The person who claims to belong to God but lives as if he or she belongs to the world does in fact belong to the world and not to God.” (Page 147)