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Zechariah sets the biblical camera on Jerusalem in the closing days of the 70th Week. Lost in the mayhem and heroism is a critical sequence: when national Israel finally calls on Jesus as their ...

Zechariah sets the biblical camera on Jerusalem in the closing days of the 70th Week. Lost in the mayhem and heroism is a critical sequence: when national Israel finally calls on Jesus as their messiah, He comes down from heaven and saves them. Does the Lord's promised return await Jewish acceptance of Jesus?

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Zechariah 12-14 and the Siege of Jerusalem Zechariah 12-14 and the Siege of Jerusalem Presentation Transcript

  • XI: ZECHARIAH 12-14 AND THE SIEGE OF JERUSALEM
  • XI: ZECHARIAH 12-14 AND THE SIEGE OF JERUSALEM . . . and all Israel shall be saved . . . what will their acceptance be but life from the dead?
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  • I: FROM GOG TO FINAL RESCUE Five Steps to the End
  • Ezekiel 37-39 => Daniel 11 => Zechariah 12+14 GOG’S ATTACK ON ISRAEL: (Ezekiel’s Vision of the Dry Bones) A PACT WITH THE DEVIL: (But he seems so nice!) THE DEVIL UNLEASHED: (Who could have seen this coming?) THE WOLF AMONG THE SHEEP: (Time of Jacob’s Trouble) RESCUE AT THE END: (So close to extinction)
  • 1. GOG’S ATTACK ON ISRAEL (From Ezekiel 37-39) I covered this attack in detail several presentations back. Click here to check it out. I place Gog’s attack before the seven-years of the 70th Week/ Tribulation. Israel emerges from Gog’s failed attack confident of Jehovah’s blessing, perhaps even cocky. Such pride would explain the blindness with which they soon act. Such pride might explain why they seemingly replicate the internal squabbling that gave Antiochus Epiphanes his early advantage back in the time of the Maccabees (circa 170’s and 160’s BC).
  • A 2. A PACT WITH THE DEVIL (From Daniel 11:21) ise, on s place a despicable person will ar 21“In hi en m the honor of kingship has not be who ility t he will come in a time of tranqu conferred, bu . 22 The and seize the kingdom by intrigue fore ing forces will be flooded away be overflow of the and shattered, and also the prince him he After an alliance is made with him covenant. 23 d gain ce deception, and he will go up an will practi .” power with a small force of people The “firm covenant for one week”, or seven years, from Daniel 9:27. I cannot settle on a place of origin for this individual who will, in time, become the AntiChrist. Makes my head hurt. He ‘seizes the kingdom’ by intrigue which suggests collusion with Jewish political factions and THEN he violently shatters the alarmed opposition. “Prince of the Covenant” . . . hmm. Could this be the duly appointed, Jewish religious leader of the time?
  • The final AntiChrist will model my evil ways. Antiochus Epiphanes was the ruler of one of the four sections of Alexander the Great’s empire–the Syrian section, which included Israel. He was nuts. Really. Antiochus Epiphanes used divisions among Jewish elite to politicize Israel’s religious system. First one side bribed him for advantage and then the other. Antiochus Epiphanes He it is whose stopping of the regular sacrifice and desecration of the temple prefigure the behavior of the AntiChrist, so called.
  • A 3. THE DEVIL UNLEASHED (From Daniel 11:31) 31“Forces from him w ill arise, desecrate the sanctuary fortress, and do away with the regu lar sacrifice. And they wil l set up the abominati on of desolation. 32 By smo oth words he will turn to godlessness those who act wickedly toward th e covenant, but the peop le who know their God will display strength and ta ke action.” Hard not to think of the Maccabees here, again noticing the parallels to Antiochus Epiphanes and 167 BC! This answers to Daniel 9:27’s ‘in the middle of the week . . .’, that is, 3 ½ years into the 7 year covenant/alliance Odd phrasing here: He’s simply moving an ALREADY wicked Jewish faction to additional behaviors Daniel calls ‘godless’. “The people who know their God . . .’ Could this be the 144,000? Jewish Christians? Orthodox Jews?
  • A 4. WOLF AMONG THE SHEEP (From Daniel 11:33) “And there will be a time of distress such as never occurred since there was a nation until that time; and at that time your people, everyone who is found written in the book, will be rescued.” Dan 12:1 Those who join ‘in hypocrisy’ might be hero-wannabes. When things get tough, they betray their fellows and run off. 33“Thos e who ha ve insigh give und ta er by sword standing to the m mong the people w a any; yet plunder nd by flame, by they will ill captivity for many fall and by d they will be grant ays. 34 Now whe e d a l it t l join with e help, a n they fall t nd many have ins hem in hypocrisy wi ight will fall, in or . 35 Some of tho ll make the se who der to re m pure u fine, pur still to co ntil the e ge and nd time; me at th e appoin ted time because it is .” ‘in order to . . .’ There’s an over-arching spiritual purpose that reminds me of Hebrews 11:35. ‘. . . But others were tortured, not accepting their release, that they might obtain a better resurrection. . .’ Whew!
  • A 4. WOLF AMONG THE SHEEP (From Daniel 11:33) ‘“Alas! for that day is great, There is none like it; And it is the time of Jacob’s distress, But he will be saved from it.” Jeremiah 30:7 Those who join ‘in hypocrisy’ might be hero-wannabes. When things get tough, they betray their fellows and run off. 33“Thos e who ha ve insigh give und ta er by sword standing to the m mong the people w a any; yet plunder nd by flame, by they will ill captivity for many fall and by d they will be grant ays. 34 Now whe e d a l it t l join with e help, a n they fall t nd many have ins hem in hypocrisy wi ight will fall, in or . 35 Some of tho ll make the se who der to re m pure u fine, pur still to co ntil the e ge and nd time; me at th e appoin ted time because it is .” ‘in order to . . .’ There’s an over-arching spiritual purpose that reminds me of Hebrews 11:35. ‘. . . But others were tortured, not accepting their release, that they might obtain a better resurrection. . .’ Whew!
  • 5. A DESPERATE RESCUE AT THE END A loss of ⅔ of the population! “For I will restore you to health. And I will heal you of your wounds,’ declares the Lord, ‘Because they have called you an outcast, saying:  “It is Zion; no one cares for her.”’” Jeremiah 30:17 9“And I will bring the third part through the fire,          Refine them as silver is refined,          And test them as gold is tested.          They will call on My name,          And I will answer them;          I will say, ‘They are My people,’          And they will say, ‘The Lord is my God.’” Zechariah 13:9 Why does ⅔ of the population need to perish in this refining process?
  • II: THE SEQUENCE AT THE END The New Testament Sets That Sequence
  • What’s important to notice at the End of the Age? us Events? Horrendo Nick-o-T ime Resc riu st T hri C http://www.flickr.com/photos/the-g-uk/3890598744/ Heroic Deeds? ue ? nt? pha m Graph ic Deta ils?
  • What’s important to notice at the End of the Age? us Events? Horrendo Nick-o-T imes and important as eachroic Dee As fascinatingResc He d s? ueits own right– ? of those elements is in nt? pha m riu st T notable and instructive aspect is ri hTheir most Graph C ic Deta THE SEQUENCE in which they occur! ils? http://www.flickr.com/photos/the-g-uk/3890598744/
  • at am Wh here? up to I everal New survey of s ubmit that a Is a sequential establishes t passages Testamen e Return of the Jews, th for Israel, pattern ection . . . the Resurr Christ and ng pattern! An interesti you to the OT, to Zechariah’s I shall then take vestigate a narrative in final chapters to in very end-times elements which we see these at interesting NT pattern. align themselves to th
  • “Behold, your house is being “Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who left tothe prophets and stonesto you, kills you desolate! For I say those from now on you will not see Me until you who are sent to her! How often I wanted to say, ‘BLESSED IS HE WHO COMES IN gather your children together, the way a THE NAME OF THE under her hen gathers her chicksLORD!’” wings, and you were unwilling.” (MATT 23:37-9) Note well this word: Jesus weeps over Jerusalem-and announces an important sequence: UNTIL tells us that an event cannot happen without the another event having happened FIRST!!!
  • from now on you will not see Me until you say, ‘BLESSED IS HE WHO COMES IN THE NAME OF THE LORD!’” Jesus’ use of ‘UNTIL’ also implies a cause and effect relationship . . . . Restating this declaration another way, we have, “You will see Me again BECAUSE/WHEN you say, ‘Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord.” Jesus weeps over Jerusalem-and announces an important sequence: Such a construction would seem to make Jesus’ Return dependent on the Jews first embracing Him as Messiah!
  • Oh, sure! Like that’s ever going to happen! from now on you will not see Me until you say, ‘BLESSED IS HE WHO COMES IN THE NAME OF THE There had better be LORD!’” some strong scriptural backup for this one! Jesus’ use of ‘UNTIL’ also implies a cause and effect relationship . . . . Restating this declaration another way, we have, “You will see Me again BECAUSE/WHEN you say, ‘Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord.” Jesus weeps over Jerusalem-and announces an important sequence: Such a construction would seem to make Jesus’ Return dependent on the Jews first embracing Him as Messiah!
  • BEHOLD, HE IS COM ING WITH THE CLOUDS, and every e ye will see Him, even those who pie rced Him; and all the tribes of the ear th will mourn over Him. So it is to be. Am en. (Revelation 1:7)
  • BEHOLD, HE IS COM ING WITH THE CLOUDS, and every e ye will see Him, even those who pie rced Him; and all the tribes of the ear th will mourn over Him. So it is to be. Am en. (Revelation 1:7) Revelation 1:7 tells us that “those who pierced Him” will see Him on His return. We see Jesus, our Messiah!
  • BEHOLD, HE IS COM ING WITH THE CLOUDS, and every e ye will see Him, even those who pie rced Him; and all the tribes of the ear th will mourn over Him. So it is to be. Am en. (Revelation 1:7) Revelation 1:7 tells us that “those who pierced Him” will see Him on His return. This phrase appears first in Zechariah 12:10 with reference to Jews in Jerusalem. We see Jesus, our Messiah!
  • BEHOLD, HE IS COM ING WITH THE CLOUDS, and every e ye will see Him, even those who pie rced Him; and all the tribes of the ear th will mourn over Him. So it is to be. Am en. (Revelation 1:7) Revelation 1:7 tells us that “those who pierced Him” will see Him on His return. This phrase appears first in Zechariah 12:10 with reference to Jews in Jerusalem. These Jews must, therefore, have previously called out, “Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord!” to be able to see Him! We see Jesus, our Messiah!
  • BEHOLD, HE IS COM ING WITH THE CLOUDS, and every e ye will see Him, even those who pie rced Him; and all the tribes of the ear th will mourn over Him. So it is to be. Am en. (Revelation 1:7) Revelation 1:7 tells us that “those who pierced Him” will see Him on His return. This phrase appears first in Zechariah 12:10 with reference to Jews in Jerusalem. These Jews must, therefore, have previously called out, “Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord!” to be able to see Him! How did this call come about? We see Jesus, our Messiah!
  • Notice how “The Deliverer” will remove ungodliness from Jacob–there’s a spiritual revival and cleansing involved. 25 For I do not want you, brethren, to be uninformed of this mystery—so that you will not be wise in your own estimation—that a partial hardening has happened to Israel until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in; 26 and so all Israel will be saved; just as it is written,          “THE DELIVERER WILL COME FROM ZION, HE WILL REMOVE UNGODLINESS FROM JACOB.” Romans 11:25+ Apparently God intervenes on the Jews’ behalves, removing the veil of ‘ungodliness’ from them as a step in their national redemption. Sequence Time: we deal once again with the word UNTIL: Jewish national salvation happens Paul offers support. WHEN/AFTER the ‘fullness of the Gentiles‘ has come in–at the end of the age!
  • You better look for more corroboration on this one, Lenny! 11 I say then, they did not stumble so as to fall, did they? May it never be! But by their transgression salvation has come to the Gentiles, to make them jealous. 12 Now if their transgression is riches for the world and their failure is riches for the Gentiles, how much more will their fulfillment be! . . . . 15 For if their rejection is the reconciliation of the world, what will their acceptance be but life from the dead? Romans 11:11-15 Hmmmm. . . . “Life from the dead” might refer to the resurrection of the dead which happens at the Return of Jesus Christ . . . . in fact, what else could this phrase mean? S-o-o-o-o, sequence-time again. When the Jews Paul has more to say. accept Jesus as their Messiah at the end of the age, then He returns and . . . the dead in Christ rise?
  • Time of the Gentiles finishes These NT references suggest this sequence: A Deliverer comes from Zion and removes ungodliness from Israel The Jews call out, “Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord The Jews look upon Jesus Jesus returns! The Dead rise! And so, all Israel is saved
  • No sweat, Mike, Zechariah’s got me covered. Just keep smiling . . . OK, dad, you’d better corroborate that sequence or nobody’s going to buy it!
  • III-A: HOW ALL ISRAEL COMES TO BE SAVED Victory and Redemption in Zechariah 12
  • Chapter 12 gives us an overview of Israel at the end. Jerusalem goes on a rampage Jerusalem is under siege-Judah, too! 2. “Behold, I am going to make Jerusalem a cup that causes reeling to all the peoples around; and when the siege is against Jerusalem, it will also be against Judah. 3. It will come about in that day that I will make Jerusalem a heavy stone for all the peoples; all who lift it will be severely injured. And all the nations of the earth will be gathered against it.” The ‘nations’ get a beat-down. At the end, all the world attacks Israel . . . (See Revelation 16:14)
  • 12:6-9 reiterates with details Judah has a specific military role God still deals with tribal grievances and jealousies in Israel. Jerusalem defended secondly 6 “In that day I will make the clans of Judah like a firepot among pieces of wood and a flaming torch among sheaves, so they will consume on the right hand and on the left all the surrounding peoples, while the inhabitants of Jerusalem again dwell on their own sites in Jerusalem. 7 The Lord also will save the tents of Judah first, so that the glory of the house of David and the glory of the inhabitants of Jerusalem will not be magnified above Judah. 8 In that day the Lord will defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and the one who is feeble among them in that day will be like David, and the house of David will be like God, like the angel of the Lord before them. 9 And in that day I will set about to destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem.” Fascinating reference to the ‘house of David’. WUWT??
  • 12:10 spotlights the Spirit’s role First off, “SO THAT”: establishes a cause-andeffect relationship between the verse’s two statements I. First, God pours out His Spirit onto Jerusalem and Israel SO THAT 10 “I will pour out on the house of David and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the Spirit of grace and of supplication, so that they will look on Me whom they have pierced; and they will mourn for Him, as one mourns for an only son, and they will weep bitterly over Him like the bitter weeping over a firstborn. God’s Spirit must soften hardened Jewish hearts just as He must soften hardened Gentile hearts if we are to be saved His role is central to everything that happens here! II. Secondly, Jews will LOOK ON JESUS and mourn and weep over their rejection of their Messiah
  • III-B: HOW ALL ISRAEL COMES TO BE SAVED The fountain for impurity in Zechariah 13
  • Chapter 13:1-2: God explains his intention to spiritually cleanse all Israel God fulfills His intentions for Israel in the 70th Week. An end to sin Atonement for iniquity Bring in everlasting righteousness God’s grace as a cleansing fountain for an entire nation 1 In that day a fountain will be opened for the house of David and for the inhabitants of Jerusalem, for sin and for impurity. 2 It will come about in that day,” declares the Lord of hosts, “that I will cut off the names of the idols from the land, and they will no longer be remembered; and I will also remove the prophets and the unclean spirit from the land.” The cleansing fountain reaches Verses 3-6 give examp le s of how this cle to families . . . ansing will affect false proph to cities . . . ets and the ir families. to all the land!
  • 13:7 anchors us at The Cross 7 “Awake, O sword, against My Shepherd, and against the man, My Associate,” declares the Lord of hosts. Strike the Shepherd that the sheep may be scattered and I will turn My hand against the little ones.” The reference here is to Christ, Shepherd of the Jewish flock, One with God the Father. The reference here is to the crucifixion of Jesus and subsequent dispersal of the Jews at 70 AD. s’ y with Christ’s death and the Jew etic cr th Zechariah begins here a 3-verse po e to the end of The 70 ard in tim l in 70 AD and then he leaps forw dispersa Israel is s over a 19 century hiatus in which Week. This historical sweep leap presents us with the same pattern: elation 12 absent from the land. I think Rev od ies to the Tribulation. It’s as if G 19 centur From Christ’s birth and then over th Week’s conclusion makes with all on the 70 ants us to remember the connecti w of redemptive history.
  • 13:8+9 leap to The End This incredible slaughter sets the measure of Jewish despair. Here God states His purpose: spiritual refinement, spiritual brokeness and a national acceptance of Jesus as Messiah–at last. 8 “It will come about in all the land,” declares the Lord,  “That two parts in it will be cut off and perish but the third will be left in it. 9 And I will bring the third part through the fire, refine them as silver is refined, and test them as gold is tested. They will call on My name, and I will answer them. I will say, ‘They are My people,‘ and they will say, ‘The Lord is my God.’” art. h stubbornness and hardness of he Jewis We see here a measure of national t now es to Jesus-as-Messiah; they mus ternativ Not only must they exhaust all al ubt. as a people seems seriously in do existence resist to the point that their very together, the way a hen gathers children ow often I wanted to gather your “H . willing . . .” Jesus in Matthew 23 u were un r chicks under her wings, and yo he ible. en to make their redemption poss ok Their unwilling hearts must be br
  • III-C: HOW ALL ISRAEL COMES TO BE SAVED Zechariah 14’s amazing rescue
  • 14:1-3 Opens the Newscast Treat this verse as a FOX NEWS ALERT announcement, if you will. THE LEAD: Four steps that explain HOW this spoil comes to get recaptured and divided 1. All nations gathered to attack! 2. Jerusalem captured 3. Half city exiled; half hold on and then . . . Notice the sequence: 1 “Behold, a day is coming for the Lord when the spoil taken from you will be divided among you. 2 For I will gather all the nations against Jerusalem to battle, and the city will be captured, the houses plundered, the women ravished and half of the city exiled, but the rest of the people will not be cut off from the city. 3 Then the Lord will go forth and fight against those nations, as when He fights on a day of battle.” 4. The Lord goes forth and fights, as when He fights on a day of battle! Wow!
  • 14:4-5 Camera Goes Into the Field This is first of several ‘field reports’ which flesh out the segment’s headline and lead. 4 “In that day His feet will stand on the Mount of Olives, which is in front of Jerusalem on the east; and the Mount of Olives will be split in its middle This is huge! What a glorious from east to west by a very large valley, so that half manifestation. Here, the city of the mountain will move toward the north and is cleared to make way for the the other half toward the south. 5 You will flee by engagement of the enemy the valley of My mountains, for the valley of the mountains will reach to Azel; yes, you will flee just as you fled before the earthquake in the days of Note the word, ‘THEN’: it Uzziah king of Judah. Then the Lord, my God, will has its parallel at the start of come, and all the holy ones with Him!” verse 3, above. In both cases, events occur that set the stage for the Lord’s Notice another sequence: actual engagement with the enemy.
  • 14:6-8 Camera Stays In the Field is oves any chance that th This verse rem nt. has historical fulfillme section How frequently does Zechariah identify this climax of the age with this phrase, ‘in that day’? How often does Isaiah use this same phrase to tag the moment of The End? 6 In that day there will be no light; the luminaries will dwindle. 7 For it will be a unique day which is known to the Lord, neither day nor night, but it will come about that at evening time there will be light. 8 And in that day living waters will flow out of Jerusalem, half of them toward the eastern sea and the other half toward the western sea; it will be in summer as well as in winter. With verse 8, the Spir it begins a lengthy sectio n in which the aftermath o f The Lord’s Return features prominently.
  • Time of the Gentiles finishes Zechariah describes the sequence the NT suggests: A Deliverer Spirit)comes from Zion and removes ungodliness from Israel Let’s take one at a time . . . The Jews call out, “Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord The Jews look upon Jesus Jesus returns! The Dead rise! And so, all Israel is saved
  • Time of the Gentiles finishes Zechariah describes the sequence the NT suggests: with a huge s– tiles finishe Ge n na time of the he mera’ not o ‘ca Oh, yes, t -14 sets its 12 m. ! Zechariah BANG on Jerusale bu t ’s n Megiddo ountain i se the Lord m ppo iChrist to o when Jesus lled by Ant ion , ca he Gentiles e battle at Z T ding astride ave won th tan oh ifestation, s urn, seem t ret IANT man ith His holy ,w eG ears in som on of Judah Li app . Jesus, the ear the field ves l cl e M t . of Oli oused Israe th n ar rch!) and a hu ones (the C f invaders. o And so, all Israel is saved
  • Zechariah describes the sequence the NT suggests: National I srael–the one-third end, cann who rema ot break w in alive at ith centur Jesus-per the ies of enm son. Two ity with th mutually change a is reinforcin ll this. Th g experien e first is s ce s piritual in God p ou r tervention s out a Sp : irit of gra and a foun ce and sup tain for si plication n and imp (12:10) urity open Spiritual r s (13:1) enewal st arts with which alo a spiritua ne makes l revitaliza for repent Spirit star t io n ance. God ts nationa ’s gift of th l Israel on e this path.
  • Zechariah describes the sequence the NT suggests: A Deliverer (The Spirit) comes from Zion and removes ungodliness from Israel And so, all Israel is saved
  • Zechariah describes the sequence the NT suggests: The Jews call out, “Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord hew AID they would! (Matt Jesus S ve ere we have the narrati 23:37) H hoped which this blessed and into for occurrence fits. ational e second pressure to n Th e, ntance must take plac repe sical. owever. This one’s phy h horrible chariah 14 details the Ze al ich must befall nation disaster wh eir order to finally break th Israel in e even as their hearts ar wills softened and opened. And so, all Israel is saved
  • Zechariah describes the sequence the NT suggests: Oh, yeah . . . and in a B IG way. The picture here comes fro m cameras located in Jerusalem a nd gives us a very local perspective on this event. Note that the return o f the Lord DOES follow national Israeli acceptance of Jesus-ju st as Jesus said it would. The Jews do, in fact, g aze upon Him who their race pierced ! The Jews look upon Jesus What about the “life from the dead’, as Paul promised? Jesus returns! The Dead rise! And so, all Israel is saved
  • Try Daniel and Revelation, Lenny. 15 For if their rejection is the reconciliation of the world, what will their acceptance be but life from the dead? Romans 11:11-15 “. . . and at that time your people, everyone who is found written in the book, will be rescued.Many of those who sleep in the dust of the ground will awake, these to everlasting life, but the others to disgrace and everlasting contempt.” Daniel 12:2 describing the precise moment covered by Zechariah 12-14 4 “. . . And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony of Jesus and because of the word of God, and those who had not worshiped the beast or his image, and had not received the mark on their forehead and on their hand; and they came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years. 5 The rest of the dead did not come to life until the thousand years were completed. This is the first resurrection.” Revelation 20, announcing the FIRST RESURRECTION at the end of the tribulation, at the end of the Time of Jacob’s Troubles, so called.
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  • So, I guess the ball’s in your court– How do you fit Zechariah 12-14 together with Jesus in Matthew 23:37, Paul in Romans 11 and John in Revelation 1:7?
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