Zechariah 9-10 Questions for Reflection

As I continue the journey through Zechariah, it becomes evident that this book was written as a call to return to God. In one’s life or sometimes for several generations, a society can get off track and there is a need to return to the solid principles that God gives us. It is the study of God’s Word, acceptance of His Son, and asking for help to receive the power of the Holy Spirit that leads to a successful society. The choice we make to become more like Christ, respond to God’s Word, be filled with His Spirit, and interact with fellow believers requires some effort. It’s like training for a race (iron man or marathon).

It is not the formalities of religion that we need more of but the outward signs of goodness. Are we honest, are we reliable, and do we treat people with respect? Our gratitude for God’s love might be to find what it is that we can do to help others and take every opportunity to make it happen. Only a few may read the Bible day after day but many read our actions.

When God was displeased, the economy went down and every neighbor was against one another but reading in Zechariah 8, God is saying He will make it right again for Jerusalem and Judah. God always does what he says so we should always try to do what we say. We should seek areas of our life where we fall short and study the life of Jesus to help plan what to do. We can neutralize negative habits and push for ones that set us free.

My attention will now lead into the study of Zechariah 9-10. The questions below will be used to focus on each passage. Feel free to respond with a short note or a comment about any of these questions. Also, I welcome any other thoughts or ideas, favorite inspirational videos, photos, or favorite Bible verses. Just add them to the comments or to a facebook page I’ve set up at this link: This Day With God.

Zechariah 9:1-10
Passage Lookup
Contrast the before and after situation of the cities. How is the king described? What response does the king’s arrival call for? To what extent does his reign meet with joy in your life? Why?

Zechariah 9:11-17
Passage Lookup
How does this passage continue the theme of the previous message in Zechariah 9:1-10? What does it mean to be a prisoner of hope? What battle do I need to turn over to God today?

Zechariah 10
Passage Lookup
How does this passage continue the theme of the previous message in Zechariah 9:1-10? What does it mean to be a prisoner of hope? What battle do I need to turn over to God today?
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Resources and Supplementary Helps Used in Posts
Adeney, Carol. This Morning with God. Downer Grove Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 1978
First United Methodist Waco Podcast
Christ Notes
Family Times

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