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"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.
10/5/2020 0 Comments
Now, for this week, October 5-7-9, 2020, we conclude the Old Testament Book of Zechariah.
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[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, 'introduction' of the 14-Chapter Book of - Zechariah. audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html
Reading 'Verbatim', the Books of the Old Testament - 'Review-Overview before Zechariah - Malachi - Ezra -Nehemiah - Esther' Bi-Monthly, MWF, Post Introduction A, July 27, 2020
Reading 'Verbatim', the Books of the Old Testament - 'Review-Overview before Zechariah - Malachi - Ezra -Nehemiah - Esther' Bi-Monthly, MWF, Post Introduction B, July 29, 2020
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 MASTER SECTION THREE-b
B. Second burden: Prophetic aspects connected with second coming of Christ, Chapters 12 — 14
Chapter 12 — The final siege of Jerusalem and the lifting of the siege.
“Jerusalem” is mentioned 10 times. “In that day” is mentioned seven times and is a reference to the day of the LORD, specifically the Great Tribulation Period. [Matthew 24-25; Mark 13; Luke 21]
So, for anyone who falsely thinks that they shall wipe Israel or their name off the face of the 'earth', this is one of the chapters that definitively denies such. It will never happen.
vv. 1-3 — Jerusalem is to be a constant irritant to all the nations that presume to make decisions that affect it. God’s policy for the nations is “hands off” Israel (too bad the United Nations is not aware of this). All the nations in the Great Tribulation will march against Jerusalem — and be destroyed.
vv. 4-9 — Jerusalem will be delivered in the final siege by the coming of the Lord personally.
vv. 10-14 — They will know Him by the print of the nails in His hands. This is the One they rejected and delivered to be crucified. This will be a real day of atonement.
Punishment of the enemies of Judah. (1-8) Repentance and sorrow of the Jews. (9-14)
1 'The burden of the word of the LORD for Israel, saith the LORD, which stretcheth forth the heavens, and layeth the foundation of the earth, and formeth the spirit of man within him.
2 Behold, I will make Jerusalem a cup of trembling unto all the people round about, when they shall be in the siege both against Judah and against Jerusalem.
3 And in that day will I make Jerusalem a burdensome stone for all people: all that burden themselves with it shall be cut in pieces, though all the people of the earth be gathered together against it.
4 In that day, saith the LORD, I will smite every horse with astonishment, and his rider with madness: and I will open mine eyes upon the house of Judah, and will smite every horse of the people with blindness.
5 And the governors of Judah shall say in their heart, The inhabitants of Jerusalem shall be my strength in the LORD of hosts their God.
6 In that day will I make the governors of Judah like an hearth of fire among the wood, and like a torch of fire in a sheaf; and they shall devour all the people round about, on the right hand and on the left: and Jerusalem shall be inhabited again in her own place, even in Jerusalem.
7 The LORD also shall save the tents of Judah first, that the glory of the house of David and the glory of the inhabitants of Jerusalem do not magnify themselves against Judah.
8 In that day shall the LORD defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem; and he that is feeble among them at that day shall be as David; and the house of David shall be as God, as the angel of the LORD before them.'
Notes: 1-8 'Here is a Divine prediction, which will be a heavy burden to all the enemies of the church. But it is for Israel; for their comfort and benefit. It is promised that God will make foolish the counsels, and weaken the courage of the enemies of the church. The exact meaning is not clear; but God often begins by calling the poor and despised; and in that day even the feeblest will resemble David, and be as eminent in courage and every thing good. Desirable indeed is it that the examples and labours of Christians should render them as fire among wood, as a torch in a sheaf, to kindle the flame of Divine love, to spread religion on the right hand and on the left.' Amen. Amen.
Join me and Jesus through the Holy Spirit this afternoon, my friends as we conclude Zechariah Chapter 12.
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