2 Kings 25:7 – They killed the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes. Then they put out his eyes, bound him with bronze shackles and took him to Babylon. In this study we will look at the tragic nature of Zedekiah’s downfall, where the contradictory nature of the prophecies made regarding him were fulfilled, and also the fulfillment of numerous prophecies made regarding the destruction of the Judah.
Zechariah 9:12 – Return to your fortress, O prisoners of hope; even now I announce that I will restore twice as much to you. In this study, we will briefly examine the two possible interpretations of ‘prisoners of hope’, and how we can take heart in being prisoners of hope.