Bible Study Notes on Zechariah 5 – 20170913

Zechariah 5:2  "...I see a flying scroll. Its length is twenty cubits and its width ten cubits." Scroll flying through the air, or hovering.  It's unrolled completely so he can see how long and wide it is and apparently that it has writing on both sides. 3  "...Every thief shall be expelled...this side...Every perjurer shall …

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Bible Study Notes on Zechariah 4 – 20170911

Zechariah 4:3  "Two olive trees are by it..." Reference the two witnesses of Revelation 11. NOTE:  Have to read the entire chapter to understand what is being done and said.  At first it doesn't appear that Zechariah's question is answered, and he actually asks it a second time.  But if you look at the whole …

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Bible Study Notes on Zechariah 3 – 20170907

Zechariah 3:1  "...Joshua the high priest..." Commentaries say Zechariah was a contemporary of Haggai, they prophesied at the same time.  Haggai 1:1 tells us that Joshua was the high priest at that time. 1  "...Angel of the LORD..." Reference to pre-incarnate Christ. 1  "...Satan standing at his right hand to oppose him" Per Revelation 12, …

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Bible Study Notes on Zechariah 2 – 20170905

Zechariah 2:2-5  "...To measure Jerusalem...Jerusalem shall be inhabited as towns without walls...I will be the glory in her midst" To measure something, to establish it's dimensions, to settle its existence.  It will happen.  At some future point, Jerusalem will be inhabited without the need for walls for God Himself will be in her midst. 7-9  …

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Bible Study Notes on Zechariah 1 – 20170903

Zechariah 1:1  "...second year of Darius..." According to the intro in the commentary, he was a prophet to the exiles returning to the land.  Still under the control of Darius, the Medo/Persian empire. 4  "Do not be like your fathers..." He opens with a call to repentance and an admonition to not be like their …

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Bible Study Notes on Joel 3 – 20170901

Joel 3:1-2  "...When I bring back the captives of Judah and Jerusalem, I will also gather all nations, And bring them down to the Valley of Jehoshaphat; And I will enter into judgment with them there On account of My people, My heritage Israel..." This hasn't happened yet so it's obviously set at the last …

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