Zechariah’s oracles culminate with a description of the The Day of the Lord, in prophetic writing, is the day of judgment when God will intervene directly in world affairs. As described in Zephaniah, for instance, God will sweep everything away. In Matthew's gospel God is described as gathering the elect on the day..., when “the LORD will become king over all the earth.”
Zechariah’s primary task is the rebuilding of the The Jerusalem temple, unlike the tabernacle, was a permanent structure, although (like the tabernacle) it was a place of worship and religious activity. On one occasion Jesus felt such activity was unacceptable and, as reported in all four Gospels, drove from the temple those engaged..., with the restoration of A covenant is a promise or agreement. In the Bible the promises made between God and God's people are known as covenants; they state or imply a relationship of commitment and obedience. worship and obedience to the law among the returning Jewish exiles. However, his immediate goal of a rebuilt temple and a restored Jerusalem broadens into a sweeping final An oracle is a divine utterance of guidance, promise, or judgment delivered to humans through an intermediary (who is often also called an oracle). In the Bible oracles are given by Balaam (in the book of Numbers) and by David (in 2 Samuel). A number... where the God of Israel will be acknowledged as God and king over all the earth. People of all nations will look to Jerusalem as the center of worship.