The Name of the City: YAHWEH SHAMMAH

Das Heilige Land in Hesekiel

YAHWEH SHAMMAH – the LORD is there The last verse in the section from Ezekiel 40-48 says, “The name of the city from that day shall be: THE LORD IS THERE!” (Ezekiel 48:35b) After God gave precise instructions for the building of His house in the preceding chapters, He specified […]

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The Steps and Their Significance

“Its windows and those of its archways, and also its palm trees, had the same measurements as the gateway facing east; it was ascended by seven steps, and its archway was in front of it.” (Ezekiel 40:22) Every single detail concerning the temple compound in Ezekiel has a spiritual meaning. […]

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Salvation by Christ’s Life

The Palm Branches – a Picture of the Wonderful Salvation by Christ’s Life “Seven steps led up to it, and its archway was in front of them; and it had palm trees on its gateposts, one on this side and one on that side.”  (Ezekiel 40:26) “There were beveled window […]

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The Height of the Gate

“He measured the gateposts, sixty cubits high…” (Ezekiel 40:14a) It is quite amazing how detailed God’s word is in describing the entrance of the temple compound. As we saw in our last few meetings, this gate is not an ordinary gate – who would have imagined that the gate is […]

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The Outer Gate: The Way to Full Salvation

The Outer Gate of Righteousness – Our Way to Full Salvation God makes it clear to us in His Word how important righteousness is to Him. He is righteous and cannot tolerate unrighteousness. This is shown to us by the outer gate of the temple, which is described in the […]

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The Outer Gate: The Entrance into the Temple Compound

How does God want to live among us Christians today? How does He want to build His church? God has clear expectations about what His house, the church, should look like. He shows us this in the book of Ezekiel, using the temple as an example. The detailed description of […]

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Christ, the Builder of the City of God

Bau der Gemeinde

During the time of the children of Israel’s captivity in Babylon, God appeared to the prophet Ezekiel and showed him a new temple. In Ezekiel 40-48, this temple is described in detail. God even showed Ezekiel the exact dimensions of this temple. The master builder of this temple is Christ. […]

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