The way Zechariah shares his prophecies is something like the way John shares his visions in the book of Revelation. Both of them see visions of what God reveals in fantastic, intense and even strange images.
For me, the whole chapter comes together in verse 6: “Not by might, not by power, but by Your Spirit, O Lord.
Check the menus options on “Bible Breaths” There are two seven syllable parts in verse 6: three for inhaling, three for exhaling and one for rest. Try this out as you breathe this verse, and let this great truth sink its way into your soul. Your breath and the Holy Spirit (which means “Holy Breath”) become one.
Mondays are dedicated to the reading of the Hebrew Prophets.
These Firestarters are from a new edition of The Bible Through the Seasons being developed for families with children. For the Firestarters in the original edition, I recommend the ebook. You will have the entire program of well over a thousand of these introductions with you on your phone or table! Check the menu options at the site for more information.