Category Archives: Zechariah

rescued to serve without fear

Luke 1:67-75 Luk 1:67 And his father Zechariah was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied, and this is what he said, Luk 1:68 “Blessed is the Lord, the God of Israel, because he has visited to help and has … Continue reading

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He will be here

Zechariah 14 Sometimes the “day of the LORD” does not refer to Christ’s coming, but some other event.  The phrase could be rendered “when the LORD strikes.”  But this final prophecy of Zechariah can refer to no other time. All … Continue reading

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a day of repentance and humility

Zechariah 12-13 Embedded within this prophecy of restoration is a prophecy of spiritual revival – a cleansing of idolatry and sin from Judah and Jerusalem.  It starts on the day the whole people are scattered when their shepherd is struck … Continue reading

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peace to the nations

Zechariah 9 Not only will the LORD rescue his flock from the present oppressors, but the next world dominating empire that Daniel predicted (Greece: Daniel 8:21) will be overcome as well.  Then, a king will arise who will speak peace … Continue reading

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streets full

Zechariah 8 The LORD’s rescue of his people will bring peace and prosperity.  It will be an opportunity to witness to the goodness and faithfulness of God by a display of the goodness and faithfulness of the people toward him … Continue reading

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Chislev

Zechariah 7 Chislev was the month designated for fasting, to remember the destruction of Jerusalem.  Now that the temple was being rebuilt, some of the people requested that the fast be discontinued.  Zechariah’s answer from the LORD was that the … Continue reading

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good things are coming

Zechariah 6 The final apocalyptic vision of Zechariah is similar to the first.  Only, the four horses are now attached to chariots.  They no longer spy out the lands surrounding Jerusalem, but patrol it as weapons of warfare and protection.  … Continue reading

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cleaned out, going out

Zechariah 5 These two visions show what the LORD is going to do to rid the land of sin.  He is going to curse the houses of the thief and the one who swears falsely for personal gain.  Since they … Continue reading

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sons of new oil

Zechariah 4 Joshua and Zerubbabel were the two sons of new oil, the newly reestablished priesthood and the governor will work together to see to it that God’s light continues to shine.  The obstacles will be removed not by the … Continue reading

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new clothes

Zechariah 3 As soon as God decided to bring revival, Satan showed up to accuse the temple leaders of being unworthy to lead it.  The LORD shows Zechariah a vision in which Joshua, the high priest, is clothed in clean … Continue reading

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