“One Year Bible” notes, covering the book of Revelation and some Old Testament passages

Zechariah 9:1-11:17; Revelation 1:1-20; Psalm 140:1-5 "Rejoice greatly ... your King comes to you ... having salvation ... because of the blood of My covenant with you" (Zechariah 9:9,11). "The Ruler of the kings of the earth ... who loves us and has freed us from our sins by His blood" (Revelation 1:5). The King …

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Salvation – forgiveness of sins, a new creation and eternal glory

Zechariah 1:1-4:14; 3 John 1-14; Psalm 139:11-16 The removal of sin (Zechariah 3:4,9) and the restoration of glory: Here, we have a great description of salvation, wiping out the sin of the past, giving an anticipatory glimpse of the glory to come. The past is forgiven. The future is promised. What about the present - …

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God pours out His grace. This is where our faith comes from.

Zechariah 12:1-14:21; Revelation 2:1-17; Proverbs 30:1-10 God "pours out ... a spirit of supplication" upon His people. As a result of this, they look on Him, "the One they have pierced." In doing so, they come to "a fountain ... to cleanse them from sin and impurity" (Zechariah 12:10; Zechariah 13:1). Mourning for the One …

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Prophecy That Has Been Fulfilled, Prophecy That Will Be Fulfilled

"They will look on Me, the One they have pierced" (Zechariah 12:10). "These things happened so that the Scripture would be fulfilled ... ‘They will look on the One they have pierced’" (John 19:36-37). "They will mourn for Him as one mourns for an only child, and grieve bitterly for Him as one grieves for …

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Let us “build ourselves up in our most holy faith” – always trusting in”Him who is able to keep us from falling.”

Zechariah 5:1-8:23; Jude 1-25; Psalm 139:17-24 Again and again, in Zechariah, we find the phrase, “the Word of the Lord (Almighty) came to me” (Zechariah 6:9; Zechariah 7;1,4,8). Another recurring phrase, with similar meaning, is “This is what the Lord (Almighty) says” (Zechariah 6:12; Zechariah 8:3,4,6,7,9,14,20,23). The Word of revelation – This is the basis …

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