Great is the Lord.
Today’s reading: Zechariah 8-14.
Peter Lynch had a remarkable ability to pick stocks. He managed the Magellan Fund from 1977 to 1990, and under his direction the fund gained 29% a year on average, a record that had not been beaten as of 2003. The accuracy of his predictions drew legions of investors and the fund grew from an initial size of $18 million to over $14 billion in assets. We put our trust in people who are able to make accurate predictions.
Zechariah also made some amazingly accurate predictions. Five hundred years before Jesus lived, he wrote the following about Israel’s Messiah:
- See, your king comes to you, righteous and having salvation, gentle and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey. (9:9; predicting Jesus’ triumphal entry to Jerusalem on Palm Sunday)
- So they paid me thirty pieces of silver. And the LORD said to me…
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