Zechariah: Previews of the Messiah

In Haggai, Zechariah by cwfeldmann

There are several Messianic passages in the book of Zechariah: – A description of Joshua and Zerubbabel suddenly changes to the prediction of a greater individual known as the “Servant” and “Branch.”

  • The coming Messiah “comes triumphant and victorious, but humble and riding on a donkey — on a colt” (Zechariah 9:9). He also comes to “make peace among the nations” (9:10).
  • Finally, there is a description of the good shepherd who is willing to lay down his life for the sheep.

What do all of these passages suggest about the character of the coming Messiah?

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