Are we willing?
Some have heard me say in response to the statement “it is all in God’s hands” that, “It is in God’s hands…but He just put it in yours!” Now this may disturb your theology, but let me show you a section of Scripture that effectively says the same thing. This part of Zachariah, in context, is referring to the re-building of the Temple. In our modern context, it is symbolic of rebuilding the Church.
“This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel:
‘Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit,’
Says the Lord of hosts.
‘Who are you, O great mountain?
Before Zerubbabel you shall become a plain!
And shall bring forth the capstone
With shouts of “Grace, grace to it!”’
Moreover the word of the Lord came to me, saying:
‘The hands of Zerubbabel
Have laid the foundation of this temple;
His hands shall also finish…
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