THE ULTIMATE GOAL
LIFE 'IN' JESUS CHRIST
"For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life." John 3:16 (NKJV)
Seasons of Life In Jesus Christ.
10/2/2020 0 Comments
Now, for the this week, September 28, 30; October 2, 2020 we enter our 'final' 'section' of the Old Testament Book of Zechariah, posting since July 31, 2020. audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html Get ready for some continued 'treat of treats'!!!
[Please see the post on Monday, July 27, 2020 for notes to review Nahum, Habakkuk. Haggai, and Zephaniah].
Then, UPDATE: Because THE SMALLER SCROLLS of 'Ezra', 'Nehemiah' and 'Esther' are 'writings' which relates to this period of time, after Zechariah and Malachi, I shall post those three books here instead of as I originally planned to post them in the 'topical' room. So, please stay tuned!!
If you have the time, remember, I am posting a series since Tuesday/Thursday, July 21-23, 2020, 'From Where I Sit', a 'commentary' of the 'perilous times' in which we are living. [2 Timothy 3:1-5]
Now, without further, following our 'introduction' of the 14-Chapter Book of - Zechariah.
III. PROPHETIC BURDENS, Chapters 9 — 14 MASTER SECTION THREE-a
A. First burden: Prophetic aspects connected with first coming of Christ, Chapters 9 — 11
III. PROPHETIC burdens, Chapters 9 — 14 audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html
A. First Burden: Prophetic aspects connected with first coming of Christ, Chapters 9 — 11
Chapter 11 — The Lord Jesus Christ is to be rejected as the King at His first coming.
vv. 1-6 — False shepherds deceived the people. Possibly this is a reference to Rome as the conqueror.
vv. 7-14 — The true Shepherd with 2 staves: “Beauty” is literally grace — He is the Savior and will save His people.
“Bands” is literally union — He will unite Judah and Israel. He rejects false shepherds (vv. 8, 9).
vv. 12, 13 — This is a reference to the betrayal of Christ by Judas. See Matthew 26:15; 27:3-10; Acts 1:17-20.
vv. 15-17 — The Antichrist is a false shepherd.
Chapter 11 audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html
Destruction to come upon the Jews. (1-3) The Lord's dealing with the Jews. (4-14) The emblem and curse of a foolish shepherd. (15-17)
1 'Open thy doors, O Lebanon, that the fire may devour thy cedars.
2 Howl, fir tree; for the cedar is fallen; because the mighty are spoiled: howl, O ye oaks of Bashan; for the forest of the vintage is come down.
3 There is a voice of the howling of the shepherds; for their glory is spoiled: a voice of the roaring of young lions; for the pride of Jordan is spoiled.'
1-3 'In figurative expressions, that destruction of Jerusalem, and of the Jewish church and nation, is foretold, which our Lord Jesus, when the time was at hand, prophesied plainly and expressly. How can the fir trees stand, if the cedars fall? The falls of the wise and good into sin, and the falls of the rich and great into trouble, are loud alarms to those every way their inferiors. It is sad with a people, when those who should be as shepherds to them, are as young lions. The pride of Jordan was the thickets on the banks; and when the river overflowed the banks, the lions came up from them roaring. Thus the doom of Jerusalem may alarm other churches.'
The Lord's dealing with the Jews. (4-14) audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html
4 'Thus saith the LORD my God; Feed the flock of the slaughter; audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html
5 Whose possessors slay them, and hold themselves not guilty: and they that sell them say, Blessed be the LORD; for I am rich: and their own shepherds pity them not.
6 For I will no more pity the inhabitants of the land, saith the LORD: but, lo, I will deliver the men every one into his neighbour's hand, and into the hand of his king: and they shall smite the land, and out of their hand I will not deliver them.
7 And I will feed the flock of slaughter, even you, O poor of the flock. And I took unto me two staves; the one I called Beauty, and the other I called Bands; and I fed the flock.
8 Three shepherds also I cut off in one month; and my soul lothed them, and their soul also abhorred me.
9 Then said I, I will not feed you: that that dieth, let it die; and that that is to be cut off, let it be cut off; and let the rest eat every one the flesh of another.
10 And I took my staff, even Beauty, and cut it asunder, that I might break my covenant which I had made with all the people.
11 And it was broken in that day: and so the poor of the flock that waited upon me knew that it was the word of the LORD.
12 And I said unto them, If ye think good, give me my price; and if not, forbear. So they weighed for my price thirty pieces of silver.
13 And the LORD said unto me, Cast it unto the potter: a goodly price that I was prised at of them. And I took the thirty pieces of silver, and cast them to the potter in the house of the LORD.
14 I cut asunder mine other staff, even Bands, that I might break the brotherhood between Judah and Israel.'
We shall continue this afternoon with Notes for vvs 4-14, and continue to conclude Chapter 11:15-17. Thank you for returning. Amen. Amen.
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