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The Trinity and Zechariah’s Prophecy

August 4, 2016

The Trinity and Zechariah’s Prophecy The classic hymn, “All Creatures of Our God and King,” climaxes with praise to the Trinity: “All creatures of our God and King, / Lift up your voice and with us sing Alleluia! / . . . Let all things their Creator bless, / And worship Him in humbleness. / O praise Him! Alleluia! / Praise, praise the Father,...

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Zechariah: Return to the Lord

July 1, 2019

Zechariah: Return to the Lord With so many distractions and voices in the world, and even in the church, that lead us away from communion with God, no wonder He often seems distant and silent. Sometimes we wish there were a direct phone line to call Him, a 1-800-number for God. But if we look in the Bible, we’ll see that this line exists.

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Zechariah: You Will Have a Son

December 3, 2012

Zechariah: You Will Have a Son A village in West Africa had saved for years to build a church. Once it was complete, they heard that an urban planning group had decided to build a road that would cut directly through their building. Devastated, the people gathered to fast and pray, asking God to preserve their church. Imagine their joy when...

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Zechariah: How Can I Be Sure?

December 1, 2015

Zechariah: How Can I Be Sure? In All That Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Stan Guthrie wrote: “When it comes to religious matters, we all live in the ‘show me’ state. We are materialists like the apostle Thomas, who demanded physical evidence that Jesus had indeed risen. The atheists’ grievous mistake is not doubting,...

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Zechariah: A Prophecy for a Son

December 3, 2015

Zechariah: A Prophecy for a Son The color green increases our creativity, according to a recent study. When people looked at a green rectangle for two seconds prior to doing a given task, it boosted their creativity, compared to when they looked at other colors such as red or blue. Researchers believe this happened because the color green...

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Zechariah: An Old and Righteous Man

December 2, 2012

Zechariah: An Old and Righteous Man In the United States, almost 40 million adults are age 65 or older. Currently, the average lifespan for men is over age 82; for women it is age 85. Health and wellness statistics tell us that adults in the United States can expect to age better than ever before. Today, we will look at an older man who was...

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Silence and the Gospel: Zechariah’s Gift of Silence

June 25, 2018

Silence and the Gospel: Zechariah’s Gift of Silence In Caring for Words in a Culture of Lies, Marilyn Chandler McEntyre observed: “Silence is hard to come by. . . . We surround ourselves with ubiquitous means of filling or simply obliterating it. . . . But if we are to care for the work that words do, we must be willing to open up silences...

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The Rejected Shepherd

December 14, 2016

The Rejected Shepherd Like many Old Testament prophets, Zechariah was instructed by God to enact a “living parable” as a way to illustrate God’s message to His people. In today’s reading, God told Zechariah to take the role of a shepherd to demonstrate God’s relation to Israel. This was not a happy task. Zechariah was to care for a flock...

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God’s Servant and Branch

December 8, 2016

God’s Servant and Branch In ancient Israel, the three major offices were prophet, priest, and king. The prophet delivered God’s word, the priest presided over worship, and the king ruled God’s people. Previously, we have seen how Jesus fulfilled the role of prophet. Today’s reading points to Christ as priest and king. Through Zechariah, God...

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  • Minor Prophets December 8, 2016

Devotion for March 20, 2010

March 20, 2010

Devotion for March 20, 2010 Bill Lear, founder of the Lear Jet Corporation, named his daughter Shanda. The actor Rob Morrow gave his daughter the name Tu. And the daughter of the former governor of Texas had the name Ima Hogg. Our passage today includes questions about what to name a baby. This beautiful, humorous story also underscores God’s...

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