V. Outline

V. Outline

  1. Introduction: Call to Repentance (1:1-6)
  2. Visionary Revelation of God's Purposes (1:7-6:15)
    1. Vision One: Yahweh's Patrol Reports False Security (1:7-17)
    2. Vision Two: Retribution Against Israel's Enemies (1:18-21 [Heb 2:1-4])
      1. Vision Three: Measuring Jerusalem's Dimensions (2:1-13 [Heb 2:5-17])
    3. Vision Four: The High Priesthood Reestablished (3:1-10)
      1. Vision Five: The Lampstand and Two Olive Trees (4:1-14)
        1. Vision Six: The Curse of the Flying Scroll (5:1-4)
          1. Vision Seven: The Woman in the Measuring Basket (5:5-11)
      2. Vision Eight: The Four Chariots and Joshua's Coronation (6:1-15)
  3. Sermons Related to the Question of Fasting (7:1-8:23)
    1. The Question Posed (7:1-3)
    2. The Sermon Concerning the Purpose of Fasting (7:4-14)
    3. Related Sayings of Encouragement (8:1-8)
      1. The Sermon Promising to Restore Judah's Fortunes (8:9-17)
      2. The Answer Given (8:18-23)
  4. The Lord's Shepherd Rejected (9:1-11:17)
    1. Yahweh's Triumphant March Through Palestine (9:1-8)
    2. The Arrival of Zion's King (9:9-10)
    3. The Deliverance of Zion's People (9:11-10:1)
    4. Warning to Leaders and Encouragement for People (10:2-4)
      1. Israel's Victory and Deliverance (10:5-11:3)
      2. The Fate of the Shepherd-King (11:4-17)
  5. Final Suffering and Deliverance (12:1-14:21)
        1. Deliverance for Besieged Jerusalem (12:1-9)
        2. Mourning for the Pierced One (12:10-14)
      1. Rejection of Fraudulent Prophets (13:1-6)
          1. The Shepherd is Slain (13:7-9)
          2. The Struggle for Jerusalem (14:1-15)
      2. The Universal Worship of Yahweh as King (14:16-21)