Ezekiel 33:11 Turn Ye, Turn Ye

Ezekiel 33:11 (KJV)
Say unto them, As I live, saith the Lord GOD, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked turn from his way and live: turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel?

The Jews, under conviction through the preaching, ask the question, “If we pine away in our transgressions, how shall we then live?” 

  • What do we do to change the course? 
  • What do we do to stop the death?

God’s answer was just this simple, “Turn ye, Turn ye from your evil ways.”

I think this has got to be the message of every blood bought child of God today. We must call out to people, “Turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways.” 

Before, of course, they will hear with sincerity and earnestly turn from their evil ways, they’ll need to accept that they are pining away in their transgressions. Faithful preaching will contribute to this. But it will be the working of the Lord that convinces them they are indeed pining away. 

Working just as we see Him doing in our world today.

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Marvin McKenzie was born in the Pacific Northwest and became a Christian at the age of eighteen. He has been in the Baptist ministry for thirty years and has planted and pastored churches in Washington and Oregon. Besides his pastoral ministry, Marvin has been actively involved in training men for the Baptist ministry. He has conducted local church Bible Institutes in those churches he has pastored, from which a number of men have entered the ministry. Marvin also served as: Vice President of the Western States Baptist Bible Fellowship, The Board of Directors of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA, Dean of men at Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, Executive Vice President of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA and Executive Vice President of Heartland Baptist Bible College in Oklahoma City, OK. Marvin is married to Anita. They have two sons, Bohannan and Caleb. Both are Baptist pastors in Washington State. Marvin enjoys camping, fishing and horses.

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