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  • The Right Time To Rebuild Series

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on May 30, 2016
    based on 7 ratings
     | 11,207 views

    A sermon examining the transition from procrastination to progress among the people of God.

    The Right Time To Rebuild Haggai 1:6-15 Several years ago we (as a church) felt led to invest our time, money and resources into remodeling our church building. This facility was erected in 1979 and over the years time had taken it's toll. In all honesty, much of the work should have been done ...read more

  • The Abandoned Church Series

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on May 24, 2016
    based on 9 ratings
     | 12,151 views

    A sermon examining the danger of abandoning the Lord and His work.

    The Abandoned Church Haggai 1:1-5 A certain church recently sold their building to a real estate developer and moved into a smaller location in another area. On the online news article there were dozens of comments from people complaining about the church's decision to sell. People were ...read more

  • Priorities, Priorities, Priorities

    Contributed by Horace Wimpey on Jan 11, 2013
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,317 views

    In this new Year, we need to prioritize our lives just as the Jewish exiles needed to do upon their return to Judah.

    Priorities, Priorities, Priorities Haggai 1:2-4, 13 Intro. A husband and wife were attending a county fair where, for twenty dollars a person, a man was giving rides in an old airplane. The couple wanted to go up but they thought twenty dollars a person was too expensive so they tried to ...read more

  • Putting First Things First Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Jan 23, 2012
    based on 9 ratings
     | 6,707 views

    Let's keep the main thing the main thing.

    Putting First Things First Haggai 1:12-15 Rev. Brian Bill 1/22/12 A couple weeks ago, Reed Blunier, age three, came up to me and gave me a gift. He said it was for “Pastor Cheesehead.” It was a book called, “Kids Say the Cutest Things About God.” I’d like to ...read more

  • When God Gets Our Attention Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Jan 15, 2012
    based on 6 ratings
     | 7,424 views

    A sense of dissatisfaction should lead us to find satisfaction in God alone.

    When God Gets Our Attention Malachi 1:5-11 Rev. Brian Bill 1/15/12 On Monday I went out to PCS to pick up our daughter Megan after school. I arrived a bit early and was chatting with some other parents when all of a sudden I heard a mom scream and point to the floor. I looked and saw a huge ...read more

  • Getting Started Again Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Jan 8, 2012
    based on 10 ratings
     | 9,708 views

    Things work when God is first.

    Getting Started Again Haggai 1:1-4 Rev. Brian Bill 1/8/12 I came across some funny school excuses that parents have sent in. • Please excuse John from being absent on January 28, 29, 30, and 33. • Marge could not come to school because she was bothered with very close ...read more

  • Renewing Priorities Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Jun 27, 2011
    based on 48 ratings
     | 17,973 views

    Haggai & Zechariah came to challenge God’s people to restore God’s priorities in their hearts. The first message of Haggai emphasized four ways to renew their priorities & restore God’s blessings on their lives.

    HAGGAI 1: 1-14 RENEWING PRIORITIES [Ezra 9-10] Following the revival under Josiah, God’s people fell back into the degradation and sin surrounding the 55 year reign of his grandson Manasseh. Thus since the people would not learn by responding to the Word of God they had to learn through ...read more

  • Book Of Haggai, Rebuilding The Temple

    Contributed by Johnny Palmer on Mar 29, 2010
    based on 8 ratings
     | 14,965 views

    Background to the book of Haggai

    Intro: 1. “Pressures, demands, expectations, and tasks push in from all sides and assault our schedules. Do this! Be there! Finish that! Call them! It seems as though everyone wants something from us…Soon there is little left to give, as we run out of energy and time. We find ...read more

  • Consider Your Ways Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Feb 15, 2010
    based on 17 ratings
     | 8,353 views

    When the calendar turns to a new year, many of us take the time to reflect on the past. We think about the good times and the difficult times we have been through. We think about opportunities we might have missed or things we might have done better. That

    Here we are at the beginning of a new year. At the Watchnight service, we talked a little bit about resolutions. I don’t know whether you make resolutions or not, but what I do know is that you have probably done some reflecting on the past year. That what we do when the calendar turns. ...read more

  • Consider Your Ways

    Contributed by Richard Cook on Aug 8, 2009
    based on 23 ratings
     | 13,664 views

    A clear Message from God that in our circumstances and trials we should always Consider Our Ways

    Consider Your Ways Haggai 1:3-7 Then came the word of the LORD by Haggai the prophet, saying, (4) Is it time for you, O ye, to dwell in your cieled houses, and this house lie waste? (5) Now therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts; Consider your ways. (6) Ye have sown much, and bring in ...read more

  • It Is Time

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Apr 16, 2009
    based on 16 ratings
     | 2,674 views

    Today we see the ’Body of Christ’ showing disinterest in every matter that is important to God, being discouraged with everything that is going on around them and being dissatisfied with life as a whole. It is now time for certain things to happen in the

    Opening illustration: Pressures, demands, expectations and tasks push in from all sides and assault our schedules. Do this! Be there! Finish that! Call them! It seems as though everyone wants something from us ~ family, friends, employer, school, church, clubs etc. Soon there is little left to ...read more

  • Consider Your Ways

    Contributed by Clayton Beck on Jan 17, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,936 views

    Putting God first!

    Consider Your Ways… Haggai 1:2-8… 2 Thus speaketh the LORD of hosts, saying, This people say, The time is not come, the time that the LORD’S house should be built. 3 Then came the word of the LORD by Haggai the prophet, saying, 4 Is it time for you, O ye, to dwell in your cieled ...read more

  • Living A Life That Makes A Difference In 2009

    Contributed by William Jones on Dec 31, 2008
    based on 20 ratings
     | 3,992 views

    A call to return to God and His mission in 2009.

    Living a Life that Makes a Difference in 2009 Haggai 1:8b, 9 (Message) “…rebuild the Temple. Do it just for me. Honor me. You’ve had great ambitions for yourselves, but nothing has come of it.” Good morning and Merry Christmas! And I will through in a Happy New Year as well! This morning I ...read more

  • Time For A Spiritual Tune-Up

    Contributed by Steve Greene on Dec 27, 2008
    based on 27 ratings
     | 8,794 views

    This message is a great tool for personal spiritual evaluation.

    Time for a Spiritual Tune-Up Once, when the people of God had become careless in their relationship with Him, the Lord rebuked them through the prophet Haggai. Haggai 1:5 (NIV) 5 Now this is what the LORD Almighty says: "Give careful thought to your ways.” The temple was the focal point ...read more

  • A Message To Consider

    Contributed by Jerry Stepp on Nov 24, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 954 views

    A three word message that changed the lives of a Nation

    A Message to Consider Haggai 1:1-15 Intro: Haggai preached three (3) messages to the returning Jewish people. The first (1st) to there hands, the second (2nd) to there hearts, and the third (3rd) to there heads. Haggai calls the people to consider their ways in neglecting to build God’s ...read more

  • Withholding Our Best Series

    Contributed by Keith Andrews on Oct 22, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,656 views

    We are going to be talking about rebuilding that temple inside our hearts, that spiritual life that we so desperately, but quietly seek.

    Withholding our Best Sermon by: CH(CPT) Keith Andrews All scripture marked ESV: The Holy Bible : English standard version. 2001. Wheaton: Standard Bible Society. Introduction Story Open your Bible’s tonight to the prophetic book of Haggai, you can find it in the Old Testament wedged ...read more

  • A Restored Vision

    Contributed by Blake Inscore on Sep 26, 2008
    based on 16 ratings
     | 3,159 views

    I believe it is God’s desire for His church to begin seeking Him today so that we can catch HIS vision for what He wants to do through HIS Church.

    Introduction: It is sad to say; but many churches have turned away from the original vision God gave to them. I have never been part of a church that hasn’t struggled with that in some manner. But just because we may lose sight for a time of “who” we are, and “what” God has called us to do ...read more

  • Consider Your Ways

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Aug 13, 2008
    based on 19 ratings
     | 11,130 views

    Consider Your Ways. Are they wise? Are they truly profitable? Will they end well?

    Consider Your Ways Haggai 1:6-7; 12 Intro People desperately seek to read the signs of the times. This is true in every area of life. People in every walk of life put forth an earnest effort to interpret the factors that contribute to either success or failure. They are eager to succeed in ...read more

  • Consider Your Ways

    Contributed by Frederick Baker Ii on Jul 13, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,083 views

    A Warning to the Church today.

    “Consider Your Ways” Text: Haggai 1:1-7 1 ¶ In the second year of Darius the king, in the sixth month, in the first day of the month, came the word of the LORD by Haggai the prophet unto Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to Joshua the son of Josedech, the high priest, ...read more

  • Consider Your Ways

    Contributed by Brien Sims on Jun 20, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,602 views

    Consider where you have been, where you are going, what you are doing there, when will you come home to Christ?

    How many of you have dreamed of growing wise and mature? Maturity and development seem to be two of the most necessary traits of human beings and also two of the most neglected after childhood. We hear many things on this subject such as girls mature faster than boys but what about when people ...read more

  • "Its Time To Build!" Haggai Pt 1 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on May 1, 2008
    based on 8 ratings
     | 12,928 views

    The church faces the same issue that Haggai did in his time the believers have convinced themselves that it’s not the right time to work on the House of the Lord. The believers in Haggai’s day put off work on God’s House to focus on their own homes. Today

    “It’s Time to Build” Haggai pt 1 Opening Thought - From Sermoncentral.com: Let me share a story with you about some church people… It’s about 4 people in the church whose names were Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, and Nobody… The church had some financial responsibilities and Everybody was ...read more

  • Haggai's First Message Series

    Contributed by Bramwell Hayes on Apr 30, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,392 views

    The Post-exilic people got their priorities wrong. So do we. God calls us back to put first things first

    It was 29th August 520 BC, over 18 years since they had returned from exile in Babylon. An exile that their parents and grandparents had been repeatedly warned by the prophets would come if they did not abandon the worship of fake gods and return to the Lord alone. They ignored the warnings of the ...read more

  • Putting God First

    Contributed by Mark Roper on Nov 27, 2007
    based on 17 ratings
     | 9,711 views

    We face many different dilemmas because our prorities are mixed up.

    Putting God First (See also "Love grown Cold") Hag 1:5-6,9 Hag 1:9-10 Overview Haggai was a prophet who spoke to the tiny Jewish community, which had settled again in the Promised Land after the Babylonian Captivity. His message was a reminder of the importance to; Put God First ...read more

  • Priorities (Get The Big Rocks In First) Series

    Contributed by Doug Smith on Jul 31, 2007
    based on 48 ratings
     | 21,692 views

    This sermon is a reminder to "get the big rocks" of the Word of God, the worship of God, and the work of God into our lives first.

    As a student, I remember seeing an object lesson that you may be familiar with as well. The speaker took an empty jar and placed three or four large rocks into it. He asked if it was full. It looked full, so I thought the answer was yes. He then poured some gravel into the jar and asked if ...read more

  • They Came And Did Work Series

    Contributed by Greg Irby on Jul 13, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 883 views

    Because of the work on the Temple had ceased, God sent a preacher with a message. God message was that their concerns for their own houses was inappropriate which resulted in undesirable consequences. Haggai closed the message with a challenge for them

    They Came and Did Work Haggai 1:12-15Text Verse: Haggai 1:14 Haggai 1:14 And the Lord stirred up the spirit of Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and the spirit of Joshua the son of Josedech, the high priest, and the spirit of all the remnant of the people; and they came ...read more

  • It Is Time To Consider Your Ways

    Contributed by Greg Irby on Jul 8, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,393 views

    The work began well at first, then stalled, as the people of God became self-absorbed and so concerned about re-building their own homes and lives neglecting the work of God had given then to do.

    Text Verse: Haggai 1:4-5 (Haggai 1:4-5) "Is it time for you, O ye, to dwell in your ceiled houses, and this house lie waste? {5} Now therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts; Consider your ways." Introduction: Jerusalem was destroyed by Babylon in 586 B. C. In 538 B. C. King Cyrus allowed ...read more

  • Return Back To The Vision

    Contributed by Chew Chew on May 31, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 940 views

    Returning to the vision God has given us.

    Ezra 1:1 Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, in order to fulfill the word of the LORD by the mouth of Jeremiah, the LORD stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, so that he sent a proclamation throughout all his kingdom, and also put it in writing, saying, 2 "Thus says Cyrus king ...read more

  • Stop Thinking Like Dirt

    Contributed by Robert Parker on Mar 29, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,841 views

    God blesses so we can be a blessing. To make us great stewards of what He has already given us dominion over. We have to stop thinking like dirt and start thinking like harvesters

    Haggai (1:3 ) Thus speaks the word of the Lord came by Haggai the prophet, saying, (1:4) It is time for you yourselves to dwell in your paneled houses, and this temple to lie in ruins? (1:5) Now therefore, thus says the Lord of hosts: Consider your ways! (1:6) You have sown much and ...read more

  • Getting God's Work Done Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Mar 26, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,359 views

    Don’t underestimate what God can do through one man who is willing to serve Him. Don’t procrastinate when God speaks to you. When He speaks, He is addressing a need He sees in you.

    When Solomon was king of Israel he built a beautiful temple in Jerusalem. • People from all over the world came and saw this wonder and the Jewish people treasured the Temple because it was the place where God dwelled with man, the place where they worshipped Him. • But as time went by, the ...read more

  • Active Obedience Series

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Mar 20, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,089 views

    When the direction of God is clear we have a choice do we follow in obedience or simply ignore the call. This message examines the people’s response to the message of Haggai.

    Active Obedience Time to Rebuild – Part II Haggai 1:12-15 Haggai 1:12 (NLT) Then Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, Jeshua son of Jehozadak, the high priest, and the whole remnant of God’s people obeyed the message from the Lord their God. It had been delivered by the prophet Haggai, whom the ...read more