Washed Clean – Zechariah 3:1-10

Take a moment to pray. Ask God to speak to you through his word—for his Spirit to convict you of sin, teach you the truth, and lead you in walking by faith. Setting the Scene Jesus Christ certainly did not inspire the thought that the devil with get you; for he died in order thatContinue reading “Washed Clean – Zechariah 3:1-10”

The Justice We All Seek – Zechariah 1:18-21

Take a moment to pray. Ask God to speak to you through his word—for his Spirit to convict you of sin, teach you the truth, and lead you in walking by faith. Setting the Scene We’ve all been there. Some tragedy happens, and the guilty party isn’t caught. They got away with it. Maybe itContinue reading “The Justice We All Seek – Zechariah 1:18-21”

God Is Jealous for You – Zechariah 1:7-17

Take a moment to pray. Ask God to speak to you through his word—for his Spirit to convict you of sin, teach you the truth, and lead you in walking by faith. Setting the Scene Sometimes we can’t help but be overwhelmed by sin and its devastating effects. People wrong others, and they wrong us.Continue reading “God Is Jealous for You – Zechariah 1:7-17”

Read to the End (or Why Are We Preaching Through Hosea?)

There are parts of the Bible that are tough to read. Sometimes there are places where sin is described in unfortunately accurate detail. Sometimes there are places where our our sin is clearly exposed. Sometimes there are places where brutal announcements of judgment offend our Western sentimentality. Big chunks of Hosea fall into the latterContinue reading “Read to the End (or Why Are We Preaching Through Hosea?)”