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[From 12.29.08]
Isn't it strange how now I don't even remember exactly why I left a bookmark in my Bible at Zech 14 for so long that the pages became discoloured?  
I think it was because of these verses:
On that day there shall be no light, cold, or frost. And there shall be one day, which is known to Yahweh, neither day nor night, but at evening time there shall be light. On that day living waters shall flow out from Jerusalem, half of them to the eastern sea and half of them to the western sea. And Yahweh will be king over all the earth. On that day Yahweh will be one and his name one.  [Zech 14:6-9]
These verses really bring three things to mind -- one OT, one NT, and one why this passage probably captured my imagination and attention in the first place.
OT -- The Shema:  Hear, O Israel:  Yahweh our God, Yahweh is one.  (Deut 6:14)  Zechariah 14:9 really uses similar phrasing.  Why?  To point to when all things WILL be in unity under Him?  When no one shall try to make gods before Hi…