Zechariah 3, 6; Ephesians 2, Revelation 21

Sermon Outline:

  1. The Branch Restores the Temple
  2. The Branch Merges the Offices of Priest and King
  3. The Branch Includes Those Far Off in the Building of the Temple

Family Discussion Questions:

  1. The Branch would reign to bring righteous people into a restored land - what was then to happen on this land?
  2. Why would the Psalmist say that to be in the Temple is better than anything else?
  3. What happened in the temple in the Old Testament?
  4. Why will the temple no longer be needed in the New Heaven and Earth?
  5. What is the main purpose for the creation of humans? What is our life's goal?
  6. How do the prophecies about the Branch's arrival and the temple comfort suffering Christians?
  7. In what way is Jesus the Temple?
  8. In what way is the whole redeemed people of God the Temple?
  9. in what way would we say that the new earth will be the Temple?