Ezekiel 34:24 “And I, the LORD, will be their God, and My servant David will be prince among them; I the LORD have spoken.
The days were dark in Israel when God made this promise through Ezekiel. He was looking forward to the time when He would reign over and in His people as the descendant of David whom He promised. This that time. We are those people.
God became man in Jesus of Nazareth that He might lead us out of our sins into His righteousness.
Scripture quotations taken from the NASB, unless otherwise noted.