“And the elders of the Jews were successful in building through the prophesying of...Zechariah the son of Iddo. And they finished building according to the command of the God of Israel” (Ezra 6:14).
The key building material is found at the heart of Zechariah’s prophecy: truth.
“Thus says the LORD of hosts, ‘I will return to
will dwell in the midst of .
Then Jerusalem Jerusalem will be called the City of ...they shall be My
people, and I will be their God in truth...these are the things which you
should do: speak the truth to one another...love truth’” (Zechariah
God’s main building material for Jerusalem after the Babylonian Exile is still the main building material for the Church in the New Covenant: “...I write so that you will know how one ought to conduct himself in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and support of the truth” (1 Timothy 3:15).