Resources by Visions

The Golden Lamp and its Goodly Lessons

THE prophet, as he tells us in the introduction to his vision, had to be awakened by the angel as one is awakened out of his sleep. His mind was dull and heavy; perhaps he was weary and worn. Do you not often feel a similar lethargy, from which you need to be roused before your minds are equal to the study of those truths which God is revealing to...

Zechariah 4:1-3

Zechariah's Vision of Joshua the High Priest

Jan 22 THE original intention of this vision was to foretell the revival of the Jewish state after its long depression through the Babylonish captivity. Joshua, the high-priest, with his tattered garments, must be looked upon as the type of the Jewish people in their deep distress. He was ministering before the Lord in worn and filthy garments, to show at once the sin of Israel and the poverty into which they...

Zechariah 3:1-5

The Man with the Measuring Line

Dec 11 IT is evident that this vision and prophecy graciously reveal the future history of Jerusalem. You may spiritualize, if you will, and say that Jerusalem signifies the Church: but I pray you not to forget the literal meaning of such words as these in the twelfth verse—“The Lord shall inherit Judah his portion in the holy land, and shall choose Jerusalem again.” Jerusalem is spoken of, and Jerusalem is meant....

Zechariah 2:1-5

Two Visions

Nov 6 THIS is a somewhat dark and mysterious passage; and if we should ask many a reader, “Understandest thou what thou readest?” he would be compelled to reply as did the Ethiopian eunuch, “How can I, except some man should guide me?” Although there are some portions of the Word of God which are hard to be understood, yet by far the greater proportion of Scriptures which are at first perplexing,...

Zechariah 1:8-21