Their reasons for discouragement: A. Temporal blessings and spiritual prosperity shall go together in the millennium: long life (Isaiah 65:20-22), peace (Isaiah 2:4-note), honor (Isaiah 60:14-16), righteous government (Isaiah 54:14; Isaiah 60:18). (7) How do you spend your leisure time? From his words in 2:3, it is thought that possibly Haggai himself had seen the glory of Solomon's Temple, in which case he would be an old man at this time [cp. THOMAS CONSTABLE This supposition agrees well with the shortness of the period covered by his book, and with the fact that Zechariah, who began to prophesy in the same autumn, afterwards appears as the leading prophet in Jerusalem. Expository Notes on Haggai, S R DRIVER 88-89.) It is a spiritual temple, built with spiritual stones. Other Forerunner Commentary entries containing Haggai 2:7: The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. We learn that …. Conservative, Literal Interpretation, DAVID GUZIK On the other hand the whole evidence of the Books of Haggai and Zechariah is strongly opposed to the supposition of any such return. K.J.V. They were content that their own personal interests were prosperous, while the house of the Lord was in ruins. Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi are the three prophets to the restored remnant that returned from Babylon. Haggai 2:8. He is premillennial, as on Zechariah 14, and packs in much expositional help, relating it strategically to life. ¶ One of Charles Reade’s characters, the inimitable Frenchman Denys in The Cloister and the Hearth, used to face every difficulty and danger with the cheerful words on his lips, “Courage, camerade, le diable est mort.” The prophets of Israel did not say that; in truth, not one of them ever mentions the devil at all. These people had plenty of time for themselves, but they didn’t have time for God. A peace filled him like the ocean, and from that day until his death in 1920, Handley Carr Glyn Moule demonstrated Christ to all who met him. Extracts principles and gives applications. a general apathy, an abounding worldliness, or a cruel hardness of heart! It was therefore natural that Haggai and Zechariah should urge the speedy building of the Temple, in order that the great King might be fittingly received. Introduction, background and explanation of the Hebrew are quite helpful. In 1882, D. L. Moody and Ira Sankey came to Cambridge and their flaming power and victorious message stirred his heart. See what over 145,000 subscribers are already receiving each day.       But also, God, whose pleasure brought C. Those who put their prosperity above God’s house are blind to God’s chastening hand. They had to go up, probably to Mount Lebanon, for the wood. N.A.S.B. Haggai himself, though a prophet, must ask the priests concerning the law. And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up, for your redemption draws near. "Go up to the mountains" and bring them. 2. The questions he asked in the text sound very complicated, but let me put them in modern English. C H SPURGEON Haggai 2:17 - Morning and Evening, C H SPURGEON - Haggai 2:19  Faith's Checkbook From Obedience to Blessing “From this day will I bless you.”—Haggai 2:19, EUGENE MERRILL But now, in response to Haggai’s word from the Lord, the leaders and people had begun to rebuild on the twenty-fourth day of the sixth month of the second year of Darius (Sept. 21, 520 B.C. The author could improve the work by being more definite sometimes in specifying in what framework God will bless Israel in the future (e.g., Hosea 14). The word of the Lord has success, when by his grace he stirs up our spirits to comply with it. This is His overarching attribute. So we need to take frequent inventory of our lives, beginning on the heart level. Young's Haggai 2:7 "And I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations shall come: and I will fill this house with glory, saith the LORD of hosts." The sum of these two rules of the law is, that sin is more easily learned from others than holiness. Why is this important? Haggai 2:7 New King James Version (NKJV). Haggai 2:10 ‘The latter glory of this house will be greater than the former,' says the Lord of hosts, ‘and in this place I will give peace,' declares the Lord of hosts." The story of King Midas, who was granted his ultimate wish that everything he touched would turn to gold, shows us how easy it is to want the wrong things. RESOURCES ON HAGGAI He has occasional illustrations and serious explanation of the text. Why listed? Is there not a tendency with us to be slack, and backward in facing facts. Haggai may be a contraction of Haggiah meaning "festival of Yahweh." Heb 12:27, "Yet once more," favors English Version. He has learned the great lesson, to act in the living present, “heart within and God o’erhead.” He knows, of course, that when God’s Kingdom comes it will be in His own time and way. Conclusion: In 2 Corinthians 7:1, we read: “Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.” That pretty well summarizes what we’ve been talking about. 7 I will shake all nations, and what is desired by all nations will come, and I will fill this house with glory, ’ says the Lord Almighty. 11. Just as the result of the people’s building the temple in Haggai’s day would bring more glory to God, so our obedience in building His spiritual temple, the church, will glorify Him. 23:39-42, when Haggai spoke to the people concerning the blessings of God). Whom would you like to be like? Two months after the second message, Haggai spoke to the people for a third time. Do you dream of getting rich, of achieving fame, of some hobby or leisure pursuit, or do you think about the Lord and how He wants you to spend your life? On the last day of that feast (Oct. 17th), Haggai delivered his second message to the people (2:1-9). Haggai 2:7 Who is the desired of all nations? The burden of Haggai's message was, ''I am with you, saith the Lord of Hosts'' (Hag 1:13). They said, "The time is not come to build the Lord's house" (v. 2). 1. 7 'and I will shake all nations, and they shall come to h the 1 Desire of All Nations, 2 and I will fill this 3 temple with i glory,' says the LORD of hosts. 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Stafford Wright, Lesson 1 from Workbook - Ezra and Haggai - Rebuilding the Temple, Excellent Timeline/Chart of Rulers & Prophets of Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther and Haggai- page 33, Chart of Feasts of Israel with NT fulfillment -, Walter Kaiser - Preacher's Commentary - conservative, literal - excellent for preaching, James Montgomery Boice - conservative, literal, futuristic - excellent for preaching, Haggai, Malachi- An Exegetical and Theological Exposition-New American Commentary-Richard A. Taylor, Ray Clendenen - conservative, literal, Exploring the Minor Prophets John Phillips, The Books of Haggai and Malachi - New International Commentary on the Old Testament - Pieter A. Verhoef, these are largely non-literal/futuristic and amillennial, Book Review - Haggai, Malachi. Pieter A. Verhoef. He deals at length with many of the problems, giving different views and factors to weigh, as on God’s love and hate (Malachi 1:2–3), “one” in 2:15, the messenger concepts of 3:1, and “Elijah” in 4:4–6." In all this, he was a type of Christ, who is the Servant of the Lord, chosen of Him, set as a signet (or seal) upon the hand of the Father, the ''express image of His Person.'' The Desire of All Nations shall Come. Every day you exchange a day of your life for something. for discontinuing temple project, Background: He finds fulfillment of Joel 2:28 at Pentecost, yet it would help to point out some aspects that were (Rosscup), Exploring the Minor Prophets John Phillips - Rosscup on John Phillips - A respected popular expositor on a number of biblical books here has two introductory chapters, then a chapter of about 20–30 pp. Background: Haggai appeared on the scene in Jerusalem in 520 B.C. The last glory of this house will be greater than the first, saith Jehovah of … The Material. [cp. Put them first in your life! sometimes replaces Israel with the church, EDWARD B PUSEY 3. The actual fact is that his holiness defines His other attributes. How destructive is the hail to the standing crops, beating out the precious grain upon the ground! And the desire of all nations shall come.—Haggai 2:7. Thus, prayer, Bible study, meditation, occasional fasting, and obedience, driven by gratitude and passionate desire to be like Him and with Him, are the keys to oneness with Him. “Desire of all nations”: While some view the phrase as referring to Jerusalem (e.g., Ezra 6:3-9), it seems preferable to see a reference here to the Messiah. “And work.” Haggai said, in effect, “There is something to do, and the thing to do is to get on doing it.” R. A. Torrey used to say, “The best way to begin is to begin.”  One aspect of His other-ness or separate-ness is that, while we are fallen and sinful, He is pure and sinless. 60:5; 61:6) in the future kingdom. The answer is yes.       Ever, only, all for Thee. Sit down, my soul, this evening, and consider the subject to the full; and if the result be, as it surely must be, under divine teaching, that none but Jesus can answer to this character, and he most fully and completely comes up to it in every possible point of view, thou wilt find another sweet testimony to the truth as it is in Jesus, that he who alone is thy desire hath ever been, and still is, to all that need and seek salvation, the desire of all nations. He was converted in 1785. They started off very well, but then ran into discouraging opposition; and for 18 years the work on restoring the temple and restoring the worship in the temple had ceased. He that is the desire of all nations, is in himself sufficient to satisfy the desires of every living soul. Rearrange your schedule! It is conservative and offers much on current literature, introductory matters, and verse by verse content, adeptly explaining the text and flow of thought. He upholds the unity of the book, and traces the movement through the verses carefully in relation to its background. We hoped for many conversions, and lo! God assures us when we are discouraged in serving Him by His presence, His promise, and His prophecy (Hag 2:4b-9)..... God’s all, man’s nought: And the Desire of all nations shall come - The present Hebrew text is as follows: ובאו חמדת כל הגוים. One of the more controversial passages in the book of Haggai is 2:6,7. Wilberforce battled on for the next 26 years, until his death, to abolish not only the slave trade, but also slavery itself. But Haggai wanted the people to realize that holiness isn’t just a matter of being engaged in activities such as rebuilding the temple. Then spake Haggai the Lord’s messenger in the Lord’s message unto the people, saying, I am with you, saith the Lord.—Hag. The precious things of all nations will come, and I will fill this house with glory, says Yahweh of Armies. 2:7 All nations - Which was literally fulfilled in the overthrow of the Persian monarchy by the Grecians, in the civil wars, and succeeding troubles among Alexander's successors, the growth of the Roman power by subduing their neighbours, and their dissentions and home - bred wars. It’s tough to keep on when problems arise or when the results don’t match your initial expectations. 1. It’s as if at the start of life each of us were issued a certain number of coins. There is nothing like the "Righteousness of God, which is unto all and upon all them that believe," for keeping the heart warm in the cold season of adverse circumstances. (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works), HENRY MORRIS Moody Bible Institute, STEVE ZEISLER For example, if Britain outlawed slavery, the West Indian colonies threatened to declare independence from Britain and associate with the United States, which still allowed slavery. on Haggai, Rosscup on Kaiser: A careful evangelical gives contemporary outlines usable to pastors. Wesley's Notes for Haggai 2:7. A. The chronicler, he feels, added interpolations at 2:5, 9, 14, 17-19, 21-22. Haggai 2:23 What does it mean that Zerubbabel was the LORD’s signet ring? (Divine Sovereignty and Human Responsibility). 3. Scripture references, Hebrew words, and other citations are relegated to the bottom of the page. Divine Announcement: The Command to Rebuild the Temple (1.1–15 ) Introduction: Reluctant Rebuilders (1.1–2) Consider your ways: fruitless prosperity (1.3–12) Promise and … 139:23, 24). There was political pressure to back down because of the international political ramifications. But it shall not end in a manner which cannot be guessed at. Is it the sower or the seed that is to be blamed? HAMPTON KEATHLEY IV - recommended. Whether optimism shall be mere vanity, or whether it shall be the discovery of God, depends almost wholly upon how much it is cherished on the one hand as a form of selfishness, or on the other as a matter of duty. Haggai 2:7 I will shake all the nations; and they will come with the wealth of all nations, and I will fill this house with glory,’ says the Lord of hosts. Bible commentary. After 46 years of battle, slavery itself was outlawed in the British Empire. Now, the Lord saw these chastened ones commencing to obey His word and build His temple, and therefore He says, “From the day that the foundation of the Lord’s temple was laid, consider. ¶ Have we, indeed, desired the Desire of all nations? BOOK OF HAGGAI. When he couldn’t put any more in, he asked, “Is this jar full?”, The class responded, “Yes.” He said, “Really?” Then he pulled out a bucket of gravel and poured it in, shaking it down through the cracks. These verses teach us three things about persevering by turning our discouragement in serving the Lord into encouragement: The helpfulness of the large amount of information and expertise on exegesis is reduced by what some will consider arbitrary opinions about composition and rearrangement. Haggai was a prophet of the remnant of Israel and Judah that remained after the 70 years in captivity, and his task was to instruct, encourage and also rebuke after their recent return to the land. ", 2. Hans W. Wolff. "Build the house, and I will take pleasure in it, and I will be glorified, says the Lord" (v. 8). Holiness means that God goes across or overarches. They had a finer sensibility than others to detect the currents of things. 129-134). Chicago: Moody Press, pp 11-19. 2:1 "On the twenty-first of the seventh month" This was on the seventh day of the eight-day Feast of Tabernacles (cf. A year later, some Keswick speakers came along preaching of rest and victory in Christ. Haggai 2:7. Zechariah, writing some six months later, is less sanguine, though he too looks for the overthrow of the government. He made the wrong choice! ¶ In point of fact the practical issue of the prophetic reformation sketched in Deuteronomy had been to make the Temple the national centre still more than formerly. 3) What are your goals? The most courageous and sanguine men in the world are the fellow-workers of God, who come to His help against the mighty, espousing His cause, fighting His battles, maintaining His honour. We must show Him that we are thankful for our calling, for His forgiveness, for His Spirit, and then seek Him to be one with Him. They returned to rebuild the temple, but they became discouraged and gave up the project. It was the optimism which is “very sure of God,” seeing His hand in the past and the present, trusting Him for the future, and “greeting the unseen with a cheer.” He was not a laudator temporis acti, but a herald of the dawn. 2. Why do you like to be with them? The cylinder-inscription of Cyrus apparently refers to Assyria and Babylonia rather than to all the captive population of the whole Babylonian Empire. They wrap themselves up in the flimsy garments of their own righteousness, and complain of the cold.       Room for the newly-made to live, Misplaced priorities hinder the work of God (Haggai 1:4,9), 3. It’s easy to start a new exercise program. He was called to continue the task of strengthening the weak hands and confirming the feeble knees, of saying to those who were of a fearful heart, “Be strong, fear not.” He was sent to communicate to Israel his own indomitable faith and unquenchable hope. Then shall His Presence be like rain upon the mown grass, and as showers that water the earth. They are yearning for solutions, wisdom, power, understanding, vision, and love, and He is all those things. Literal, futuristic interpretation, MISCELLANEOUS RESOURCES So it was an enormous task to undertake. Notice the repetition of the phrase, “I will … ” God gave the people some fantastic promises about the role of that temple in the future, and about the coming of their Messiah. This only we may discern assuredly: this, every true light of science, every mercifully granted power, every wisely-restricted thought, teach us more clearly day by day, that in the heavens above, and the earth beneath, there is one continual and omnipotent presence of help, and of peace, for all men who know that they Live, and remember that they Die. Brief Commentary Notes Zechariah 4:10 reminded these people not to despise the day of small things. Editorial comment - What should our “big rocks” be? Haggai was a prophet of the remnant of Israel and Judah that remained after the 70 years in captivity, and his task was to instruct, encourage and also rebuke after their recent return to the land. Haggai 2:7-9 New International Version (NIV). It’s tough to stick to it when you crave that cinnamon roll. Yet here is a glass in which we may see the unborn years. However, rather than leaving them alone with the task of rebuilding, Haggai continued to preach to the Jews, encouraging them with the hope of future glory in the temple and a victory to come over the enemies of God’s people (2:7–9, 21–22). But we have been called to seek Him now and not fail where Israel failed. This is what God expects us to do with our life now, and we must do it. (5) Who are your heroes or models? Then shall He judge the poor and save the needy. Take myself, and I will be KJ21. The hagiocracy towards which Ezekiel had already opened the way was simply inevitable. Who but he alone could be the object of desire, or able to gratify the desire of all nations? Read more Share Copy All we know is that the average person in America gets between 70 and 80 years’ worth, but some get far less; a few may get more. We are not warranted to look for a converted world before He comes, but for these signs (see Luke 21:25-28). Haggai spoke some 66 years after the temple was destroyed. Ezra. - click Brothers We Must Not Mind a Little Suffering (Mp3 even better), GEORGE A SMITH Commentary on Haggai (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works), SERMONS BY VERSE Even if God sent rains today, it would take awhile to see the results on the dinner table. And like every other true prophet, Haggai addresses himself to the urgent need of the present hour. The work of the Lord should never be procrastinated (Haggai 1:3), 2. He pulled out a large, wide-mouth jar and filled it with fist-sized rocks. In considering your ways, take time to consider God's ways. Every want, and every desire that can be necessary for time and eternity, all temporal, spiritual, and eternal blessings, are in Jesus. This prophecy produced the desired effect, and Zerubbabel, the governor of Jerusalem, and Joshua the High Priest, and the residue of the people rose up and began the work of rebuilding the Temple, which had been interrupted by their surrounding enemies, chiefly the Samaritans [cp. 2:4. 12:1-2; James 5:16)? FUTURE things are hidden from us. The covenants of the Lord are guaranteed to be fulfilled (Haggai 2:23). And as one in the darkness thinks he hears the approach of an evil which he dreads, these prophets, when the sound of Jehovah’s goings was more distinctly heard than usual, deemed that what they heard was the warning of His coming to shake terribly the earth. This is the solution now to both coming out of Babylon and avoiding Laodiceanism. The things that are behind merely suggest to him the greater things that are before. The seventh month in Israel began with the Feast of Trumpets on the first day, followed by the Day of Atonement on the tenth day. Be a Berean - Not always a literal interpretation. “From this day on I … “ I will shake all the nations; and they will come with the wealth of all nations, and I will fill this house with glory” (Hag 2:7). They gave lip service to the priority of God, but in fact they lived with other priorities. (translation: Tagalog: Ang Dating Biblia (1905)) HAGGAI 2 COMME TARY EDITED BY GLE PEASE 1 on the twenty-first day of the seventh month, the word of the Lord came through the prophet Haggai: BAR ES, "In the seventh month, in the one and twentieth day of the month - This was the seventh day of the feast of tabernacles, Lev_23:34, Lev_23:36, Lev_23:40-42. and its close. NETBible notes are in the right panel. Whom do you like to spend time with? 3. Do you hang out with friends? In 521 B.C. Morning and Evening Why? NET BIBLE NOTES Commentaries; Dictionaries; Strongs; People; Haggai 2:7 The Coming Glory of the Temple. It tells us to put first things first in our lives. If it doesn’t come easy, why pursue it? The edict of Cyrus granted permission to the exiles to return, and about 50,000, under the leadership of Zerubbabel and Joshua the priest, availed themselves of it. On the other hand, if you lack God’s blessing, you may get what you think will satisfy, but you will have leanness in your soul (. Just as there are many professing Christians today satisfied with material things, while the cause of Christ languishes for lack of faith and personal effort. That is the essence of Haggai, chapter 1. He dumped in a bucket of sand. Paul condenses together the two verses of Haggai (Hag 2:6, 7, and Hag 2:21, 22), implying that it was one and the same shaking, of which the former verses of Haggai denote the beginning, the latter the end. E. “My Spirit remains among you.” The same Holy Spirit who had assisted Israel’s forefathers was with them now. Because his name means “festal one,” it is suggested that Haggai was born on a feast day. Should you discover some commentary or sermon you feel may not be orthodox, please email your concern. It is evangelical and shows expertise in exegesis, background, and sensitivity to hermeneutics, plus evidencing a good grasp of recent scholarship. (1) How are you spending your time? In a Separate Article the Question is answered: When were the Bible books written? Thomas McComiskey, Raymond Dillard, and Jeffrey Niehaus. Several charts aid readers, and a detailed outline runs before each exposition. He is exalted in His transcendence. Wesley's Notes for Haggai 2:7. The present publication is set up in two columns to the page with the text of the Authorized Version reproduced at the top. 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