Zechariah: The Promised King & His Kingdom
Things don’t always work out like we hope. Whether it is something we buy, an experience we have, or even a relationship, sometimes our hopes are disappointed. The disappointment may be small, like a movie that wasn’t as good as we had hoped or a new piece of technology that didn’t deliver. But sometimes the disappointment is more profound. The long-awaited vacation is a dud. The promising relationship gets difficult. The job we thought would be a good fit turns out otherwise.
The Jews in Zechariah’s day faced significant disappointment. The promises that God had made did not seem to line up with their experience. So what did God say to them in the midst of their disappointment? And what is God saying to us today through Zechariah’s words?