Tisha B’Av – Zechariah 8:19

Tisha B’Av – Zechariah 8:19 by Roy Schwarcz | February 7,2023 | Zechariah by Roy SchwarczAudio Player 00:00 Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Last Monday at Sundown began Tisha B’Av, the 9th day of the Jewish month of Av. It is a day of mourning for the Jewish people. Prophetically it … Read more

Zechariah 14:1-20

Zechariah 14:1-2 continues on Zechariah 13:9 elaborating that one day there will come a renewed relationship between God and all the nations of the earth. The Jerusalem that was described earlier in Zechariah 12:1-9 is now described from a different angle, with a different point of view, and with a different purpose. Zechariah 12 describes … Read more

Zechariah 13:1-9

Zechariah 13:1-2 – Zechariah 12 described the day when Israel will turn to the Lord. This chapter describes her cleansing. When Israel as a nation finally looks on her Messiah and recognizes who He is, a fountain will open to her to provide forgiveness and cleansing. Israel’s problem has been sin. The sin that brought … Read more

Zechariah 12:1-14

This chapter speaks of the culmination of the world in trying to eliminate once and for all the Jewish problem and in doing so comes against the Living God of Israel. Dean Alford was quoted as saying that in that day Israel will learn the truth of the saying: “Our only true triumphs are God’s … Read more

Zechariah 11:1-11

Zechariah 11:1-3 When we study prophecy we need to remember that history, the fulfillment of the predictions in the real world is the final interpreter of prophecy as Yeshua told us in John 13:19. These verses focus on the judgment that would begin in Lebanon and Bashan, the areas north and east of Israel. Lebanon, … Read more

Zechariah 10:1-12

Zechariah 10:1– The Spring rains are timed appropriately to bring crops to full maturity. When they failed to come, Israel had a problem then, just as they do today. The Lord is calling Israel to pray and He will listen to their prayers and provide the rain that they need for their crops, cattle, and … Read more

Zechariah 9:1-17

Zechariah 9:1-4 – A new line of thought is introduced in Zechariah 9. This is the first of two portions that begin with the words, “The burden of the word of the Lord.” The second is found in Zechariah 12:1. These two major portions go together. We think of a burden as something heavy that … Read more

Zechariah 8:1-23

Zechariah 8:1-3 – Zechariah 7 dealt with the concern about keeping the fast days. While no direct answer was given Zechariah asked them questions that the Lord had given him. Why were these fasts begun because the Lord had directed them or did they institute themselves? Zechariah’s response from the Lord was that if you … Read more

Zechariah 7:1-14

Zechariah 7:1-3 Ritual means nothing unless there is an inward spiritual reality that produces a response from the heart. This is exactly the problem surfacing in Zechariah 7 and 8. Religious observances had turned into lifeless ritual. It has been almost 2 years since Zechariah received the eight visions recorded in Zechariah 1-6. The walls … Read more

Zechariah 6:1-15

Zechariah 6 gives to us the eighth vision seen by Zechariah and concerns four horses, four chariots, and two mountains of brass. This vision is related to Zechariah’s first vision of four horses dispatched by the rider on the red horse, who was shown to be the Messiah. In this final vision, the angelic riders … Read more