This crown, made of silver and gold molded together by the prophet, might have been double-tiered. According to commentator Homer Hailey, this would signify that the one wearing the crown held two offices, that of high priest AND king. No high priest had been king before in Israel. Zechariah’s crowning of the high priest Joshua was thus a symbolic prophecy. This is made even clearer by what the Lord directed Zechariah to say to Joshua (whose name in Hebrew – yhosua – means “Jehovah saves” and is transliterated in Greek to iesous…Jesus).… Read More Zechariah: Joshua’s Crown and the Messiah
God has promised you eternal life, but that promise requires something of you. Do you trust Him? If so, prove it by your obedience. Believe in Jesus, repent of your sins, and be baptized…and receive the promise of salvation.… Read More Real Trust in God
Do you want your family, your church, and your employees to serve God? Be a leader like Joshua.… Read More Be A Leader Like Joshua
Only be strong and very courageous, being careful to do according to all the law that Moses my servant commanded you. Do not turn from it to the right hand or to the left, that you may have good success wherever you go. This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but… Read More Only Be Strong And Very Courageous…
As a father, I think a lot about the command given to fathers in Ephesians 6:4. This is a command that God did not give to mothers, although mothers also are to bring their children up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord (Prov. 31:26-28, 30). The command in Ephesians 6:4 is given to… Read More What Makes A Good Leader?