Haggai, The Book of

Haggai, The Book of

One of the OT books belonging to the Minor Prophets. It presents a message given to Zerubbabel and Joshua the high priest concerning failures to rebuild the Temple on schedule, and contends that the contrast between the glorious former Temple and more modest restored Temple will be temporary.

Outline of Contents

Haggai

I. God’s call to repair the Temple (Hag 1:1-11)

A. The need to repair it (Hag 1:2-6)

B. Problems caused by failure to repair it (Hag 1:7-11)

II. Response to God’s call (Hag 1:12-15)

III. Future glory of the Temple (Hag 2:1-9)

A. God will fulfill his promise (Hag 2:1-5)

B. Future splendor of the Temple (Hag 2:6-9)

IV. God’s promise of blessing to come with Temple repair (Hag 2:10-19)

A. Former misery (Hag 2:10-17)

B. Future blessing (Hag 2:18-19)

V. God’s confidence in Zerubbabel (Hag 2:20-23)

Hag 1:1-11

The Command to Rebuild the Temple
1In the second year of King Darius, in the sixth month, on the first day of the month, the word of the Lord came by the prophe ... View more

Hag 1:2-6

2Thus says the Lord of hosts: These people say the time has not yet come to rebuild the Lord's house.3Then the word of the Lord came by the prophet Haggai, sayi ... View more

Hag 1:7-11

7Thus says the Lord of hosts: Consider how you have fared.8Go up to the hills and bring wood and build the house, so that I may take pleasure in it and be honor ... View more

Hag 1:12-15

12Then Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, and Joshua son of Jehozadak, the high priest, with all the remnant of the people, obeyed the voice of the Lord their God, an ... View more

Hag 2:1-9

The Future Glory of the Temple
In the second year of King Darius, 1in the seventh month, on the twenty-first day of the month, the word of the Lord came by the ... View more

Hag 2:1-5

The Future Glory of the Temple
In the second year of King Darius, 1in the seventh month, on the twenty-first day of the month, the word of the Lord came by the ... View more

Hag 2:6-9

6For thus says the Lord of hosts: Once again, in a little while, I will shake the heavens and the earth and the sea and the dry land;7and I will shake all the n ... View more

Hag 2:10-19

A Rebuke and a Promise
10On the twenty-fourth day of the ninth month, in the second year of Darius, the word of the Lord came by the prophet Haggai, saying:11Th ... View more

Hag 2:10-17

A Rebuke and a Promise
10On the twenty-fourth day of the ninth month, in the second year of Darius, the word of the Lord came by the prophet Haggai, saying:11Th ... View more

Hag 2:18-19

18Consider from this day on, from the twenty-fourth day of the ninth month. Since the day that the foundation of the Lord's temple was laid, consider:19Is there ... View more

Hag 2:20-23

God's Promise to Zerubbabel
20The word of the Lord came a second time to Haggai on the twenty-fourth day of the month:21Speak to Zerubbabel, governor of Judah, ... View more

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