Ezekiel 22:23-31 – PROBLEMS!
The nation of Israel was under judgment. There had not been cleansing for sin. God was withholding the blessing of rain. Problems abounded.
THE PROBLEM WITH PROPHETS – Vss. 25, 28
THE PROBLEM WITH PRIESTS – Vs. 26
THE PROBLEM WITH PRINCES (LEADERS) – Vs. 27
THE PROBLEM WITH PEOPLE – Vs. 29
THE PROBLEMS WITH PRAYER – Vss. 30-31
Everybody was busy doing evil. Nobody was taking the time to pray! Nobody was “standing in the gap” or “making up the hedge”.