“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.
On that day the Lord their God will save them, as the flock of his people; for like the jewels of a crown they shall shine on his land. For how great is his goodness, and how great his beauty! Zechariah 9:16-17 What a beautiful promise that God will save us, be our Shepherd! And a beautiful … More How great is His goodness and beauty!
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?