Ezekiel 22

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“I looked for someone who might rebuild the wall of righteousness that guards the land. I searched for someone to stand in the gap in the wall so I wouldn’t have to destroy the land, but I found no one” (Ezekiel 22:30 NLT).

November 10, 2019

WILL THE LORD FIND SOMEONE TO STAND IN THE GAP? The Lord told the prophet Ezekiel that He had looked for someone to “stand in the gap” of the wall surrounding Israel, but found no one. The physical walls surrounding Jerusalem were still standing at this time, but the spiritual walls were already breached. It

“I sought for a man among them who should build up the wall and stand in the breach before me for the land, that I should not destroy it, but I found none” (Ezekiel 22:30)

November 10, 2013

After listing the instances of injustice and evil in Israel (among them the mistreatment of the orphan, widow and sojourner), the Lord comes to this conclusion: He could find no man to stand in the breach. The physical walls of Jerusalem were still standing, but the spiritual walls were already breached. It would only be a matter of time before the former fell too. I wonder, will the Lord find a man to stand in the breach for our time?

“I looked for someone who might rebuild the wall of righteousness that guards the land. I searched for someone to stand in the gap in the wall so I wouldn’t have to destroy the land, but I found no one” (Ezekiel 22:30)

November 10, 2012

God is still looking for men who will “stand in the gap” for their families, communities and nation. Who will it be?