Ezekiel is a prophet of restoration and hope. He offers hope to the exiles that God will make the future brighter than the past and has a vision of a restored and renewed Jerusalem. God explains to Ezekiel why Jerusalem falls, then promises to restore the people, the monarchy, and Jerusalem.
II. Sections of Ezekiel
A. The prophet’s call (1–3)
B. Sermons about Judah (4–24)
C. Doom for Israel’s enemies (25–32)
D. What happens after the fall of Jerusalem (33–39)
E. Vision of restored and renewed Jerusalem (40–48)