Contributed on Aug 4, 2011
The people had heard the message, God's prophet had spoken and the words convicted the people to their very core. They repented and God responded!
What Can God Do With A Broken Heart? Haggai 1:12-15 12Then Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Joshua the son of Jehozadak, the high priest, with all the remnant of the people, obeyed the voice of the LORD their God, and the words of Haggai the prophet, as the LORD their God had sent him. And ...read more
Contributed on Aug 12, 2011
The Jews were fearful that their disobedience in not rebuilding the Temple was going to put them back into exile, but in their repentance they see a loving and forgiving God that absolutely blows their mind!
1In the seventh month, on the twenty-first day of the month, the word of the LORD came by the hand of Haggai the prophet, 2"Speak now to Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to Joshua the son of Jehozadak, the high priest, and to all the remnant of the people, and say, 3'Who is ...read more
Contributed on Aug 16, 2011
God warns the people that their holiness is not based on them or what they can do, but it comes directly from Him.God calls them to a submission and obedience which He blesses... but will not bless if that obedience is not sustained.
10On the twenty-fourth day of the ninth month, in the second year of Darius, the word of the LORD came by Haggai the prophet, 11"Thus says the LORD of hosts: Ask the priests about the law: 12'If someone carries holy meat in the fold of his garment and touches with his fold bread or stew or wine or ...read more
Contributed on Sep 7, 2011
God called for obedience from the people and leaders, but God promises blessing to those who are willing. In this passage, Zerubbabel is promised by God that He would shake all of heaven and earth to protect and bless him if he would remain obedient to Go
In v.10-19 that we covered a couple of weeks ago, we saw how God was speaking to the religious leaders and the people of the nation directly… He wanted them to know that holiness came FROM Him and that they were not holy because they were associated with Him, but that they were holy because ...read more