Understanding Zechariah 14 (Part 5)

Today is our penultimate study of Zechariah 14 (follow these links for Parts 1, 2, 3, and 4),  and we come to vv. 16–19. This passage speaks about what happens to the Gentile nations after the climactic events of the previous sections. Then everyone who survives of all the nations that have come against Jerusalem … Read more Understanding Zechariah 14 (Part 5)

Understanding Zechariah 14 (Part 4)

Having previously, in our ongoing consideration of the Zechariah 14 prophecy, covered vv. 1–5 (here and here) and vv. 6–11 (here), we now move to a study of vv. 12–15: And this shall be the plague with which the LORD will strike all the peoples that wage war against Jerusalem: their flesh will rot while … Read more Understanding Zechariah 14 (Part 4)

Understanding Zechariah 14 (Part 2)

We began an examination of Zechariah 14 in a previous post, where we saw that there is good biblical reason to take “Jerusalem” as a reference to the new covenant church. Others are that we must surely take it to refer to the geopolitical capital of Israel. How do we decide whether to take it … Read more Understanding Zechariah 14 (Part 2)

Understanding Zechariah 14 (Part 1)

This post marks the start of a series through Zechariah 14. I hope to show a biblically faithful and hermeneutically coherent way to handle this passage over the next few days. So join me on this journey through an exciting passage. Behold, a day is coming for the LORD, when the spoil taken from you … Read more Understanding Zechariah 14 (Part 1)