Zechariah 14

Introduction We've reached the final chapter of Zechariah's prophecy. Back in chapter 1, the Lord spoke through Zechariah to his people who had returned from the exile in Babylon and the Lord commanded them to return to him. They had returned to Jerusalem, but now they must return to God by giving up their sins … Continue reading Zechariah 14

Zechariah 13

Introduction Chapters 12 to 14 of Zechariah are one oracle, or message, from the Lord to his people in the days of Zechariah the prophet who had returned to Jerusalem from the exile in Babylon. You'll recall that the people had begun to rebuild the temple which had been destroyed years before when their enemies … Continue reading Zechariah 13

Zechariah 12

Introduction Chapters 9 to 11 were one oracle from the Lord to his despondent people in the days of Zechariah who had returned from the exile in Babylon to rebuild the temple in Jerusalem. But the work was difficult and slow and there were many obstacles in their way. And while they had returned from … Continue reading Zechariah 12

Zechariah 09

Introduction In the eight night visions which Zechariah received from the Lord, the Lord made clear that the temple would be rebuilt and Jerusalem would become an ever-expanding city and foreign nations would come and worship the Lord and the Lord would be there again, among his people to bless them. And while the Lord's … Continue reading Zechariah 09

Zechariah 07+08

Introduction Zechariah was the Lord's prophet, who, along with Haggai, was ministering to the people in Jerusalem who had returned from exile in Babylon. And chapters 1 to 6 of Zechariah contained the eight night visions which Zechariah received from the Lord to encourage God's despondent people at that time. Though they were back in … Continue reading Zechariah 07+08

Zechariah 06

Introduction We've been working our way through the eight night visions which Zechariah received from the Lord to encourage the Jews who had returned from exile in Babylon and who were now given the task of rebuilding the temple in Jerusalem. Today we come to the last of these eight night visions which is recorded … Continue reading Zechariah 06

Zechariah 05

Introduction We come today to the sixth and seventh of the eight night visions which Zechariah received from the Lord. Do you remember? Zechariah was the Lord's prophet and the Lord sent both Zechariah and Haggai to preach to his people in Jerusalem after they had returned from their exile in Babylon. The Lord wanted … Continue reading Zechariah 05

Zechariah 04

Introduction We come today to the fifth of the eight night visions which Zechariah the prophet received from the Lord. Zechariah was ministering in Jerusalem at the same time as Haggai which was after the Lord's people had returned to Jerusalem from their exile in Babylon. And Zechariah received these eight night visions in order … Continue reading Zechariah 04