Episode 16: Zechariah

Context

Read Zechariah 1:1-6

  • In his warning, who does the Lord use as an example?
  • What was his warning?
  • How and when did the ancestors respond to the Lord?
  • Is there any significance in the questions the Lord asks in verse 5? If so, what?

Read Zechariah 1:12-17

  • How long has the Lord “been angry” with Judah?
  • Why is the Lord very angry?
  • What prophetic implications are in verse 16 and 17?

Key Verse

Read Zechariah 9:9

  • How does this verse line up with the prophetic implications in Zechariah 1:16-17?
  • In the time of Zechariah, what do you think they took lowly to mean in this verse?

Key Truth

Read Matthew 21:1-5

  • What is different about how Matthew quotes Zechariah 9:9?
  • Why do you think it is different?

Read Proverbs 16:19

  • If we are considered lowly, are we imitating Christ?
  • How does striving to be lowly counteract what society says we should be?
  • How can we pray for you?

BONUS: Read Matthew 23:35 to find out what happened to Zechariah

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