Egypt was the British Empire of that time. A fading superpower. They needed to realise that like all empires, whether Egypt or Assyria or Babylon, they may be glorious trees at one point and even seem to rival the power of God, but their beauty will fade and they will judged by God for how they have served him.
To listen to Mark Ventham preaching from Ezekiel chapter 31 at Christ Church on Sunday evening 7th April 2013 use the link below.
Series: Ezekiel (2013)