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Gary H. Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures

Ezekiel 9

 

 

Verses 1-11

Ezekiel 9:4 And the LORD said unto him, Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, and set a mark upon the foreheads of the men that sigh and that cry for all the abominations that be done in the midst thereof.

Ezekiel 9:4 — "and set a mark upon the foreheads of the men that sigh and that cry for all the abominations that be done in the midst thereof" - Comments- The Lord once told Benny Hinn that He sets a mark upon those who are intercessors and that this mark gave intercessors divine protection. Benny Hinn found this verse as Scriptural evidence to what the Lord told him. 17] Here, we have a description of what an intercessor does.

17] Benny Hinn, This is Your Day (Irving, Texas), on Trinity Broadcasting Network (Santa Ana, California), television program.

Also note that the Lord set a mark upon Cain, so that no one would kill him ( Genesis 4:15). It is therefore logical to conclude that this mark was not apparent physically, but was a spiritual mark that gave angelic protection against demonic forces, just at with the intercessors mentioned in Ezekiel 9:4.

Genesis 4:15, "And the LORD said unto him, Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold. And the LORD set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him should kill him."

Also, in the book of Revelation , the Lord again sets a seal on the forehead of his saints in order to give them divine protection from angelic warfare ( Revelation 7:3; Revelation 9:4).

Revelation 7:3, "Saying, Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees, till we have sealed the servants of our God in their foreheads."

Revelation 9:4, "And it was commanded them that they should not hurt the grass of the earth, neither any green thing, neither any tree; but only those men which have not the seal of God in their foreheads."

In the book of Revelation , Satan tries to counterfeit this mark with the mark of the beast. However, it becomes a mark of destruction by God.

 


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Everett, Gary H. "Commentary on Ezekiel 9:4". Gary H. Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures. http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/ghe/ezekiel-9.html. 2013.

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