Haggai, zechariah niv application commentary by mark boda more insights from your bible study get started with logos bible software for free. Nahummalachi, holman old testament commentary by stephen miller. The book of haggai was written in approximately 520 b. He exhorted them to turn from the uncleanness of their ways and to trust in gods sovereign power. Apart from obadiah, haggai is the shortest book in the ot, but its teachings are none the less significant. Theme verses of haggai thus says the lord of hosts, consider your ways. Study scripture verses with commentary, concordances, and use highlighting, underlining, take notes in the bible.
When the people give priority to god and his house, they are blessed rather than cursed cf. The prophet haggai was one of the three postexile prophets along with zechariah and malachi. Next to obadiah, haggai is the shortest book in the old testament, containing but two chapters comprised of a total of 38 verses. Haggai clearly shows the consequences of disobedience 1. Haggai, the writer of this short book, is mentioned in ezra 5. Haggai preached his sermons during the second year of darius i 521486 b. Find encouragement for that construction project in the four passionate sermons from this old testament prophet.
Haggai wrote for jews who were rebuilding the temple in jerusalem, following the exile. His message was largely positive, encouraging his hearers to not be concerned that the temple was not as. When god had a message for the people, he spoke through the. The book of haggai contains messages delivered by the prophet haggai, and thus it is reasonable to consider haggai its author. The book of of the prophet haggai agape bible study. Study the bible online using commentary on haggai introduction and more. The prophet haggai recorded his four messages to the jewish people of jerusalem in 520 bc, eighteen years after their return from exile in babylon 538 bc. The book of haggai begins as a wakeup call to the jews who had neglected the temple, but it ends with an example of how god delights in his childrens obedience. In this second shortest book of the old testament after obadiah, haggai. The book of haggai, also known as the book of aggeus, is a book of the hebrew bible or. Haggai mentions himself by name nine times in this short book, so the authorship is certain.
It is the only book of the english bible to contain two chapters. Haggai s messages were preached within a fifteen week period 29 august to 18 december 520 b. Haggai is the tenth of the minor prophets, the last 12 books of the old testament. The book of haggai is a reminder of the problems the people of god faced at this time, how the people courageously trusted in god. Book of haggai read, study bible verses online bible study tools. Book of haggai study put god first in life learn religions. Book of haggai overview insight for living ministries. The last three books of the minor prophets jump to the period of time after the captivity a. Read haggai introduction commentary using commentary critical and explanatory on the whole bible.1264 498 1256 516 356 1454 274 605 828 1299 830 1115 1110 785 93 1406 449 652 663 1189 1204 1331 1323 1218 1479 1180 1465 815 140 211 794 1143 1187 1142 1420 212 813 182 1230