Verse of the Day on Zechariah

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Zechariah 1:2

Zechariah 1:2

The Lord chose Israel to be the one nation, through whom He would reach a lost and dying world. They were to be a holy nation, separated unto God who would act as a light to the gentiles. They were to rescue lost people out of paganism and bring them into the family of God and His holy Temple at Jerusalem – but throughout their long history, the did not obey the Lord.

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Zechariah 4:6

Zechariah 4:6

An amazing message was given to Zerubbabel - a descendent of king David, who having returned from the Babylonian captivity to govern Jerusalem, was the one chosen of God to start rebuilding the Jewish Temple. He was told by Zechariah the prophet that God would carry out the work - 'not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit,' says the LORD of hosts.

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Zechariah 9:9

Zechariah 9:9

What an amazing sight it must have been when Jesus fulfilled this glorious prophecy that day, as He rode through the streets of Jerusalem, sitting upon a donkey - even on a colt, the foal of an ass. He rode along as prophesied to the loud acclaim and happy songs of the jubilant multitude.. who recognised that this must be their promised Messiah - Who was spoken of by the prophets of old. And here we find the Lord Jesus finally fulfilling these words of read more...

Zechariah 11:17

Zechariah 11:17

This passage is one of the most poignant sections in Scripture, that describes Jesus as the true Shepherd of Israel, Who was betrayed for the price of a slave - (30 pieces of silver). Here, we read about the coming worthless shepherd, who abandons the flock of God, and justly deserves condemnation.

Israel rejected the good and gracious Shepherd, Who was sent to the lost sheep of the house of Israel, at His first coming. read more...

Zechariah 12:10

Zechariah 12:10

God has not finished with Israel, despite the false teaching, that she has been replaced by the Church. Though the mountains are shaken and the hills be removed, God's unfailing love for Israel will not be shaken, nor will His covenant of peace be removed.

Because they crucified their Messiah, Israel has become partially blind, during this church dispensation. However, their spiritual renewal, at the end of the 7-year read more...

Zechariah 14:9

Zechariah 14:9

The fool has said in his heart that there is no God and the scoffer has mocked the promise of His return, but the day is coming when the Lord Jesus Christ will return as King of kings and Lord of lords - and the earth will be filled with His glory, as the waters cover the sea - and He will reign over all the earth.

The absolute sovereign lordship of Israel's Messiah-King will one day reach its fulfillment, for He will return to a read more...

Zechariah 14:16

Zechariah 14:16

Zechariah was a prophet of God who gave much insight into the first coming of the Messiah of Israel. He also recorded many prophesies that will happen during the time of Jacob's trouble when great tribulation will come upon the whole earth.. but he also writes of the future reign on Christ on earth, when Jesus sets up His millennial rule, as King of kings and Lord of lords.

Line by painful line we read in the book of Zechariah of read more...