Study 09 of 13 on "Garments of Grace" - Clothing Imagery In the Bible
Scriptural Basis: Exod. 3:2-14; Zechariah 1–3; John 14:15; Eph. 2:8-10; Rev. 12:10
Key Text: “He answered and spoke to those who stood before Him, saying, ‘Take away the filthy garments from him.’ And to him He said, ‘See, I have removed your iniquity from you, and I will clothe you with rich robes’ ” (Zech. 3:4, NKJV).
1. This week’s study focuses, essentially, on what we call “the great controversy.” What does this term mean, and what does it imply?
2. Why was the rebuilding of the temple the first thing that God asked His people to do upon their return to Jerusalem?
3. What is meant by the biblical expression “the Angel of the Lord”? (Exod. 3:2-14, Zech. 3:1, 2).
4. What role does the image of garments play in the first three chapters of Zechariah?
5. What are we required to do in response to being plucked from the fire?
6. In the first three chapters of Zechariah, it was only after the change of garments that Joshua was given the command to obey. Why is this important?