While all commentators are aware of Johns use of Ezekiel in Revelation, the author is the first (to his knowledge) to identify Johns direct sequential thought for thought borrowing, dependence and synchronism with Ezekiel.
This echoes the six trials before the crucifixion of Christ where the first three Jewish trials judged Jesus guilty and the last three Roman trials judged Him innocent.Pilate knew Jesus was innocent and that the Rabbis wanted Him killed out of envy.The synoptics all contain the Olivet Discourse (Mt 24, Lk , Mk 13) with detailed accounts of Jesus prediction and warnings to flee Jerusalem before it was destroyed.The Gospel of John skips the Olivet Discourse and says nothing because it was written after AD 70. Scott Stripling brilliantly observed, The book of Revelation is Johns Olivet discourse written in AD 66.While Jennifer is more than happy with Justin, as she showed at her recent birthday party when she indulged in a passionate PDA session with her beau, she spoke about how a relationship evolves over time.
The actress, who is divorced from Brad Pitt, said: 'It's a growing, literally living thing.
Ezekiel decodes Revelation Revelation was a 1 century remake of Ezekiels old storyline of the destruction of Jerusalem, start to finish, except the date changed from 587 BC to AD 70.
Revelation is like a new modern version of the original Cinderella story where all the details have changed, but the plotline is identical, everyone knows what happens next and everyone knows how it ends.
The symbolic language of Revelation describes historic events of the destruction of Jerusalem.
The Jews destroyed Jerusalem first, then the Romans Josephus strongly places the blame for the destruction of the temple upon the three waring Jewish Zealot leaders inside the city, Eleazar ben Simon, Simon ben Giora, John of Gischala.
We know Ezekiel is a blow by blow account of the first destruction of 587 BC.