In Today's Scripture
Restoration of Jerusalem promised; judgment on neighboring nations;
Although his prophetic message was fulfilled centuries later, in great anticipation, Zechariah proclaimed: Rejoice greatly . . . shout, O daughter of
Zechariah also foretold details concerning Judas, Jesus' betrayer, and his transactions with the religious leaders, saying: I said unto them, If ye think good, give me my price (wages, reward); and if not, forbear. So they weighed for my price thirty pieces of silver (Zechariah 11:12). Jesus, the true King of kings, was rejected and betrayed for a mere 30 pieces of silver just as prophesied — the price of a mere slave (Exodus 21:32; compare Matthew 26:15).
Zechariah also foretold the end of our present sinful age: Behold, the Day of the LORD cometh. . . . I will gather all nations against
We are all prone to waste time speculating on future events and to forget what Jesus said to His disciples when they asked: Lord, wilt Thou at this time restore again the kingdom to
As King as a Servant sold for 30 pieces of silver (Zechariah 9:9; 11:12). They covenanted with him for thirty pieces of silver (Matthew 26:15).
8:2 was jealous . . . with great jealousy =b> loved with protective love; 10:3 goats =b> civic and political leaders; 10:8 hiss =b> signal; 11:7 Beauty =b> Grace, Good Will; Bands =b> Unity; 14:9 His Name One =b> Jesus will be recognized and reign as God.
Pray for The English International Shortwave Radio Broadcast sponsored by Dr. & Mrs. John A. Hash · Staff: George Kopchak Government Officials: Rep. John McHugh (NY) and Sen. Bill Nelson (FL) Country: Monaco (32,000) in southeastern France Major languages: French and English No open evangelism permitted 90% Roman Catholic; 7% Protestant; 1% Eastern Orthodox Prayer Suggestion: Ask the Lord for help when you have a need (II Chronicles 14:11).
Memory Verse for the Week: Psalms 103:13