Spiritual Rants: “A Whore Lot Of Shakin’ Going On” December 26 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Zechariah 9:1-17 Revelation 17:1-18 Psalm 145:1-21 Proverbs 30:32

Old Testament:   Zechariah 9:1-17 Read this passage /on BibleGateway.com Zechariah 9:1-17   Greek To Them In Chapter 9, Zechariah sees into the future of the reign of Alexander the Great in the fourth century B.C.  He marches through Syria (vv. 1-2a), Phoenicia (vv. 2b-4), and Philistia (vv. 5-8). Ultimately, Jerusalem is protected (“I will camp around my house,” v. 8). In contrast […]

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Spiritual Rants: “Bowled Over” December 25 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Zechariah 8:1-23 Revelation 16:1-21 Psalm 144:1-15 Proverbs 30:29-31

Old Testament:   Zechariah 8:1-23 Read this passage /on BibleGateway.com Zechariah 8:1-23   A Peace-a Me In Chapter 8, Zechariah sees into the future into the Millennial kingdom.  The most vulnerable people in society today may be the very young and the very old.  Both will be safe in Messiah’s kingdom (vv. 4-5).  Israel will be re-gathered from the […]

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Spiritual Rants: “Harp-Oh” December 24 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Zechariah 6:1-7:14 Revelation 15:1-8 Psalm 143:1-12 Proverbs 30:24-28

Old Testament:   Zechariah 6:1-7:14 Read this passage /on BibleGateway.com Zechariah 6:1-7:14    Fast Enough In Chapter 6, Zechariah sees chariots led by red, black, white and spotted horses coming from a bronze mountain (v. 1).  They represented four spirits that went out to patrol the earth and exercise judgment.  The bronze of the mountains usually symbolizes judgment. Zechariah was told […]

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Spiritual Rants: “Is That Oil, Folks?” December 23 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Zechariah 4:1-5:11 Revelation 14:1-20 Psalm 142:1-7 Proverbs 30:21-23

Old Testament:   Zechariah 4:1-5:11 Read this passage /on BibleGateway.com Zechariah 4:1-5:11   Is That Oil, Folks? In Chapter 4, Zechariah sees a gold lampstand with the bowl on the top having seven spouts each being fed by an olive tree on each side of it (vv. 1-3, 12). The angel then gives Zechariah one of the most encouraging sayings in […]

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Spiritual Rants: “Being In The Right Position” December 22 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Zechariah 2:1-3:10 Revelation 13:1-18 Psalm 141:1-10 Proverbs 30:18-20

Old Testament:   Zechariah 2:1-3:10 Read this passage /on BibleGateway.com Zechariah 2:1-3:10   Being In The Right Position In Chapter 2, Zechariah sees a man with a measuring rod measuring Jerusalem.  The measuring signified the ownership of the city by Yahweh.  It would be so full that walls could not contain all the people (v. 4).  This is […]

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