And the Spirit lifted me up Ezekiel describes a physical experience with the Spirit of God, who regularly moves him or picks him up (see Ezekiel 3:24; 8:3). Compare to Ezekiel’s physical act of literally internalizing God’s message in Ezekiel 2:8–3:3.
The sound of a great earthquake A theophany is often accompanied by sounds and storm imagery (see Exodus 19:18; Psalm 68:8; Matthew 27:54).
*A storm wind was coming from the north Note from Ezekiel 1:4; A divine appearance or theophany was characterized by storm, wind, thunder, cloud, lightning, and earthquake imagery.
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About Roland Ledoux
Pastor of Oasis Bible Ministry, an outreach ministry of teaching, encouragement and intercessory prayer from the Holy Bible, the written Word of God and author of the ministry website, For The Love of God. He lives in Delta, Colorado with his beautiful wife of 50+ years and a beautiful yellow lab whom they affectionately call Bella.
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