By Ken Blue
Israel has been scattered throughout the distant lands;
Yet, retaining their identity amid the shifting sands.
God has promised them, through prophets, visions, and signs,
Restoration to their homeland in His appointed times.
Ezekiel was brought to a valley and there made to sit down,
And musing on the Word of God began to look around.
Lifeless bodies everywhere, scattered, bleached and dry;
And listening to the Spirit’s call; he heard their cry.
In their despair and miseries, alleged all hope was gone;
Unmindful of God’s promises; once again to bring them home.
They saw themselves divided, cut off from all parts;
Forgetting prophecies of a New Birth and of their new hearts.
So Ezekiel, he prophesied, to the dry bones and the wind;
And a mighty army arose and stood upon its feet again.
Returning in unbelief to their Promised Land;
Their Scriptures He will open to them, and they will understand.
From a valley of dry bones, to the valley of decision;
Israel will be united there with no more division.
Returning to their Lord, He will then set them free,
And in their land, serving Jesus Christ through all eternity.
Pastor Ken Blue was born in Boswell, Ark. In 1955 he accepted Christ as his Savior. He and his wife Joyce were married in 1955. They have 5 children. He graduated from Midwestern Baptist Bible College in 1969 and started the Open Door Baptist Church in Lynnwood, Wa. where he pastored for 39 years. Because of health issues (ALS) he was forced to resign as pastor. It is his desire to continue to be used of God to help pastors and believers through this ministry.