Zechariah’s name means “God remembers” and his prophecy is a message of hope and comfort. The book began “Thus says the LORD of hosts: “Return to Me,” says the LORD of hosts, “and I will return to you” (1:3). This was followed by 8 visions, each with its own message of better times ahead for Judah and Jerusalem.
This section begins with a gift being brought from the captives in Babylon. What was to be done with the gift of gold and silver brought by the captives? (11)
What does it say the Branch will do in 12 and 13?
What 2 roles will the Brance have in verse 13?
What does it mean to us that the ultimate Branch, Jesus, is both King and Priest?
What question did the captives have for the priests?
What, according to 4-10, is more important than fasting?
What messages of hope do you see in the first half of Zechariah 8?
Starting in 8:18 the question regarding fasting is finally answered. What do it say about the fasting of the 4th, 5th, 7th, and 10th months?
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