#6 Zechariah sees a flying scroll, which represents God's curse.
By God's Word and Spirit, every person will be judged. The personal sins are the focus, not the nation's sin. Each person is responsible for his or her actions & deeds; no one has an excuse. Gods curse is a symbol of destruciton; all sin will be judged and removed.
#7 Zechariah sees a vision of a woman in a basket. She represents the wickedness of the nations. The angel packed the woman back into the basket and sent her back to Babylon.
This passage concerns the sins of society. Sin has to be eradicated in order to clean up the nation and the individual.
Where does it lead to??
Open the newspaper this morning, or turn on the news!
Watch the actions of those around you.
It is obvious what greed for money will do.
It is obvious what disaster can happen.
However, God is in control.
I believe our whole country is going to be
disciplined for the sins of a few.
2 Chronicles 7:14
If my people, who are called by my name,
will humble themselves and pray
and seek my face
and turn from their wicked ways,
then will I hear from heaven
and will forgive their sin
and will heal their land.