3 keynote sermon

Sunday March 25 "Your King is Coming to You" Pastor Wood


Text; Zechariah 9:9 (ESV) Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout aloud, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your king is coming to you; righteous and having salvation is he, humble and mounted on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.

  1. Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion!
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  1. Your king is coming to you
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  1. I will cut off the chariot from Ephraim

Scripture for reflection:

  1. Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion!
    1. 1 Thessalonians 5:16 (ESV) 16 Rejoice always,
    2. Philippians 4:4 (ESV) Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice.
    3. Psalm 32:11 (ESV) 11 Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice, O righteous, and shout for joy, all you upright in heart!
    4. Psalm 64:10 (ESV) 10 Let the righteous one rejoice in the Lord and take refuge in him! Let all the upright in heart exult!
    5. Psalm 2:11–12 (ESV) 11 Serve the Lord with fear, and rejoice with trembling. 12 Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and you perish in the way, for his wrath is quickly kindled. Blessed are all who take refuge in him.
    6. Psalm 34:1 (ESV) I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth.
  2. Your king is coming to you
    1. Revelation 19:15 (ESV) 15 From his mouth comes a sharp sword with which to strike down the nations, and he will rule them with a rod of iron. He will tread the winepress of the fury of the wrath of God the Almighty.
    2. Micah 5:2 (ESV) But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, who are too little to be among the clans of Judah, from you shall come forth for me one who is to be ruler in Israel, whose coming forth is from of old, from ancient days.
    3. Genesis 49:10 (ESV) 10 The scepter shall not depart from Judah, nor the ruler’s staff from between his feet, until tribute comes to him; and to him shall be the obedience of the peoples.
    4. Isaiah 2:4 (ESV) He shall judge between the nations, and shall decide disputes for many peoples; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war anymore.
    5.   Romans 14:10–12 (ESV)10 Why do you pass judgment on your brother? Or you, why do you despise your brother? For we will all stand before the judgment seat of God; 11 for it is written, “As I live, says the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God.” 12 So then each of us will give an account of himself to God.
  3. I will cut off the chariot from Ephraim
    1. Exodus 3:7–8 (ESV)Then the Lord said, “I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters. I know their sufferings, and I have come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians and to bring them up out of that land to a good and broad land, a land flowing with milk and honey, to the place of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites.
    2. Colossians 1:13 (ESV) 13 He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son,
    3. Isaiah 61:1 (ESV) The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound;
    4. Isaiah 59:20 (ESV) 20 “And a Redeemer will come to Zion, to those in Jacob who turn from transgression,” declares the Lord.