Category Archives: Zechariah

Zechariah 14 — The bringer of victory, life, and light

As we come to the conclusion of Zechariah, we see the second coming of Christ and the time of the Millenium. It starts once again with the nations rising up against Jerusalem to crush it, and in so doing, half … Continue reading

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Zechariah 13 — Purified

In this passage, it continues talking about the repentance of the Jews.  That during the last days, by God’s grace and the blood of the one they had pierced 2000 years ago, they will be purified and cleansed from their … Continue reading

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Zechariah 12 — That we may see

In this passage, we see a glimpse of Israel’s future.  Sometimes people think that God has abandoned Israel, and that God’s promises to them have all been transferred to the church.  But that’s not true.  As Paul said concerning Israel, … Continue reading

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Zechariah 11 — When we reject the Savior

God loves word pictures.  Jesus showed this through his parables.  You see this throughout the prophets.  And in this chapter, we see yet another example of this. It starts with a picture of the devastation of Israel represented by the … Continue reading

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Zechariah 10 — All of God

In this passage, Zechariah talks further about the salvation of Israel.  But the thing that I notice here more than anything else are these words… It is the Lord who…  The Lord Almighty will… I (the Lord) will… In his … Continue reading

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Zechariah 9:9-17 — The Prince of Peace

In this passage, we see more prophesies of Jesus, some of which were fulfilled in his first coming, while others yet to come. It says in verses 9, Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion!  Shout, Daughter Jerusalem!  See, your king comes to … Continue reading

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Zechariah 9:1-8 — The God who watches over all

This passage starts with the people’s eyes upon the Lord, looking to see what he would do.  And here we see how God would bring Alexander the Great to bring judgment upon Syria, Tyre and Sidon, and the Philistia. The … Continue reading

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Zechariah 8 — Saved to be a blessing

The book of Zechariah is full of warnings and admonitions.  But as we have seen, it also has words of encouragement as well. And in this passage we see a bit of both.  God starts with words of encouragement, telling … Continue reading

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Zechariah 7 — False piety

Many people criticize Christians for hypocrisy, warranted or not.  But to God, it is a serious issue. In this passage, we see the returnees who had been exiled to Babylon coming before Zechariah and asking if they should continue fasting … Continue reading

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Zechariah 6 — He who will come again

One of my favorite Easter songs is “Rise Again,” by Dallas Holm.  In the last verse of the song, it says, Go ahead Say I’m dead and gone. But you will see that you were wrong. Go ahead, Try to … Continue reading

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Zechariah 5 — The purging of all evil

Happy Easter for those of you across the international date line.  I celebrated Easter yesterday in what turned out to be a very long (but great) day, so I didn’t get around to doing this blog. Anyway, the visions kept … Continue reading

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Zechariah 4 — Filled to do His work, in his power

The more I’m reading Zechariah, the more I’m starting to love it.  This is another great passage that’s rich in meaning. The temple was still under construction at this time, and the people were still facing opposition.  It was uncertain … Continue reading

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Zechariah 3 — Free from accusation

This is probably one of my favorite passages in the entire Old Testament, basically because of how rich in meaning it is for us who are Christians. In this passage, Joshua, the high priest was standing before the Lord, and … Continue reading

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Zechariah 1:7-2:13 — Wall of fire, glory within

This message, along with all the others in the rest of this book, came to Zechariah during the rebuilding of the temple. Here, we see a vision of horsemen going out to see the state of things in the world.  … Continue reading

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Zechariah 1:1-6 — Learning from the past

Zechariah started his ministry at the same time as Haggai, and together they helped the Israelites get back on track with the rebuilding of the temple.  As well as being a prophet, he was also a priest. By the way, … Continue reading

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