The Coming Day of the Lord

Scripture Passage: 
Zechariah 14:1-21
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Introduction: Every day brings news of conflict and tragedy in the land of the Bible. We can easily become discouraged. But God promises a solution to the problems in the Middle East. Here, in Zechariah 14, is God's final solution.

  1. The Conflict (Zechariah 14:1-2)
    1. The Day of the Lord (Zechariah 14:1; Zephaniah 1:14-18)
    2. The Spoiling of Jerusalem (Zechariah 14:1-2)
    3. The Gathering of All Nations (Zechariah 14:2; Revelation 16:16)
  2. The Conquest (Zechariah 14:3-5)
    1. The Coming of the Lord (Zechariah 14:3; Isaiah 31:4-5)
    2. His Stand on the Mount of Olives (Zechariah 14:4)
    3. The Flight of the Remnant (Zechariah 14:5)
    4. The Army of the Lord (Zechariah 14:5; Revelation 19:11-14)
  3. The Confusion (Zechariah 14:6-7)
    1. The Strangeness of the Light (Zechariah 14:6-7)
    2. The Wisdom of the Lord (Zechariah 14:7)
  4. The Coronation (Zechariah 14:8-11)
    1. The Flow of Living Waters (Zechariah 14:8; Zechariah 13:1; Ezekiel 47:1-12)
    2. The Reign of the Lord (Zechariah 14:9; Luke 1:31-33)
    3. The Lifting Up of Jerusalem (Zechariah 14:10)
    4. The Safety of Jerusalem (Zechariah 14:11)
  5. The Consumption (Zechariah 14:12-15)
    1. The Destruction of God's Enemies (Zechariah 14:12)
    2. The Self-Destruction of the Enemy (Zechariah 14:13)
    3. The Spoil of the Battle (Zechariah 14:14)
    4. The Destruction of the Animals (Zechariah 14:15)
  6. The Countries (Zechariah 14:16-19)
    1. The Worship of the Nations (Zechariah 14:16)
    2. The Judgment for Disobedience (Zechariah 14:17-19)
  7. The Cleansing (Zechariah 14:20-21)
    1. Upon the Bells of the Horses (Zechariah 14:20)
    2. Upon Every Pot in Judah (Zechariah 14:21)
    3. Without the Presence of the Canaanite (Zechariah 14:21)

Conclusion: Are you in God's army? Or are you His enemy? (Romans 5:8-10) Christian, are you ready for the Lord to come? (2Peter 3:10-11,14)

David Reagan

Daily Proverb

Proverbs 24:13

My son, eat thou honey, because it is good; and the honeycomb, which is sweet to thy taste: