Read Ezekiel 1:1; 2:1–4; 3:17–21; 33:1–7 and the institute student manual commentary for Ezekiel 1:1, 4–28, “Ezekiel’s Record of His Vision” (pg. 265). Then answer the following questions:
- What did Ezekiel see?
– God the eternal father sitting upon his throne in heaven.
- What was Ezekiel called to do?
– He was called to preach repentance unto the Jews and testify to them of the state of their wickedness.
- What was the previous and current condition of the children of Israel?
– The children of Israel were and are still in a state of confusion and wickedness.
- What are the responsibilities of a watchman?
– The responsibilities of the watchman are to worn teach and testify. To make those around them aware of what they are doing and to stand against those things that are wrong.
- How do Jacob 1:19; Moroni 9:6 relate to the principles of being a “watchman” for the Lord?
– They relate by the commandment we are given to spread the word of the lord and the condemnation we will be under if we fell to do so.
- Who has the Lord called as watchman in the Church today?
– The prophet Thomas S. Monson, but I also believe that each one of us in some way are called to be a watchman for the Lord in this day.