The fountain of cleansing is the first checkpoint on the road to heaven.

“On that day there shall be a fountain opened for the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to cleanse them from sin and uncleanness.” John Piper unpacks this text from Zechariah: Zechariah promises the people that at some future time a fountain would be opened which would take away their sin and guilt. I … More The fountain of cleansing is the first checkpoint on the road to heaven.

How Can Gentiles Benefit from Promises to Israel?

John Piper explains how promises in Zechariah can help us today: Three of Zechariah’s prophetic messages are dated (1:1; 1:7; 7:1), so we know that Zechariah was a contemporary of Haggai. Both prophets spoke to the Jews in Jerusalem who had recently returned from exile in Babylon, and both of them encouraged the people to … More How Can Gentiles Benefit from Promises to Israel?