(Note: Jesus warns of how one will open a door to the evil one by one’s mouth!)
We arrive at Zechariah 5 seeing the visions of prophet Zechariah: a flying scroll and a ‘woman’ personifying wickedness. We shall read the first part: see what God means by wickedness, as shown in the vision of the flying scroll.
Summary: (verses 1-4)
God sees wickedness in the land. He wants His prophets (messengers) to see too and issue warnings.
Wickedness includes: stealing; swearing falsely using God’s name.
God wants HIs people to know He takes action against wickedness; Consequences of wickedness: “I am sending this curse into the house of every thief and into the house of everyone who swears falsely using My Name.”
No house will escape. Note: there is no differentiation between thieves. God uses one description: thief. (Jesus warns of the motives of thief, in John 10:10)
- The curses are written in heaven and voluminous. Zechariah saw a scroll measuring 30 feet long and 15…
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