The Israelites had been involved in intense idol worship, they would not turn from their evil ways, and they had become like everyone around them and God needed to deal with them so He sent Ezekiel, a prophet to get their attention. Listen to how God described their behaviors:
“You shall speak my words to them, whether they hear or refuse to hear; for they are a rebellious house” (Ezek. 2:7).
“But the house of Israel will not listen to you, for they are not willing to listen to Me; because all the house of Israel have a hard forehead and a stubborn heart” (Ezekiel 3:7)
“Because you are more turbulent than the nations that are all around you, and have not followed my statutes or kept my ordinances, but have acted according to the ordinances of the nations that are all around you.” (Ezek…
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