The Hope of Israel, part 1: Ezekiel 37

As the Old Testament draws to a close, the returned Babylonian exiles in Jerusalem had great hopes for their future, cultivated by the word of God through the prophets. This series of devotionals asks, ‘What exactly had God said to give his people such expectation, such hope, for life back in the land after the exile?’ What is it (or, Who?) that might fulfil Israel’s Hope?