Yearly Archives: 2013


Zechariah 9:9-17

Download audio Zechariah 9:9-17 We are in the midst of a series of prophesies, each of which is meant to encourage the Jews of Zechariah’s day, diminished in number and stature as they were, facing great challenges that seemed, at least to many of them, so daunting that they felt defeated before they even began. […]


Zechariah 9:1-8

Download audio Zechariah 9:1-8   In their present circumstances it seemed that many other peoples and nations were doing much better than the Jews. Was that, in fact, the case? The verses we are about to read address that question directly. As you know from your reading of the Old Testament, these oracles of judgment […]


Zechariah 8:1-23

Download audio Zechariah 8:1-23 We’ve been away from Zechariah for several Lord’s Days, so let me remind you where we are. The prophet’s night visions took up the first six chapters. The second part of the book began with chapter 7, which we considered last time. Chapter 7, if you remember, was a call to […]


Zechariah 7:1-14

Download audio Zechariah 7:1-14 Almost all studies of Zechariah break the book into two major sections. We have completed the first, chapters 1-6, and now commence the second, chapters 7-14. In this second section there will be no visions such as took up most of the first part, but the subject matter is largely the […]


Zechariah 6:1-15

Download audio Zechariah 6:1-15 The last of the eight night visions matches the first, or at least is clearly parallel to it. There are four horses or groups of horses in each one, there is a military cast to each vision, and both visions forecast the triumph of the kingdom of God in the world. […]


Buried

Two Lord’s Days ago we completed the account of the Lord’s crucifixion, reading to verse 49 of chapter 23. Today we complete that long and immensely important chapter.
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v.51

All the Gospels report that Josep…