Peace & Blessings Beloved,
TGBTG for allowing us to see another day. I pray all is well with you and yours, and that your week has been fruitful & blessed thus far.
In this Series, we are going to further our in-depth study of each book of the Holy Bible, breaking each book into the major themes and topics contained therein. Today we'll outline the thirty-seventh book of the Bible, Haggai.
First Message: The Call to Rebuild the Temple (1:1-11)
The People's Lame Excuse (1:1-4)
The Poverty of the People (1:5-6)
The Reason God Has Cursed Them (1:7-11)
The Response of Zerubbabel and the People (1:12-15)
The Leaders and Remnant Obey (1:12)
The Lord Strengthens the Workers (1:13-15)
Second Message: The Temple to Be Filled with Glory (2:1-9)
The People Encouraged (2:1-5)
The Promise of Glory and Peace (2:6-9)
Third Message: A Defiled People Purified and Blessed (2:10-19)
The Rapid Spread of Sin (2:10-14)
Poor Harvests because of Disobedience (2:15-17)
Blessing to Come as the Temple Is Rebuilt (2:18-19)
Fourth Message: The Promise to Zerubbabel (2:20-23)
The Judgment of the Nations (2:20-22)
The Significance of Zerubbabel (2:23)
It is also possible to outline the book in a chiastic a-b / b-a pattern:
a Negative effects of the unbuilt house (1:1-11)
b The Lord's presence energizes the present work (1:12-15)
b1 The Lord's presence guarantees future glory (2:1-9)
a1 Positive effects of the rebuilt house (2:10-23)
May we establish, nurture, and grow a sincere love for the word of God, and study it lovingly & faithfully.
I pray you receive this with the love intended, and apply it to wisdom.
May the joy of the Lord continue to be your strength.
Love you much.
Stay Safe, Stay Healthy, Stay Blessed!
P.S- If you have not given your life to Jesus Christ, I implore you to take the time to do so right now. Use John 3:16 & Romans 10:9-10 as a foundation for making your confession of faith. And use Ephesians 2:1-10 to provide proper context for your salvation