A. The Material. Haggai makes it evident that he was surrounded by garrulous old men who lived in the past, and whose reminiscences were damping the ardour and relaxing the moral fibre of the man of the new time. They believed that; we believe that. We feel we should consecrate ourselves to God, but "the time is not come," or that we should make an offering to some missionary enterprise but "the time is not come." God’s word to us when we discouraged in serving Him is to persevere (Hag 2:4a)..... He made the wrong choice! In this chapter we have three sermons preached by the prophet Haggai for the encouragement of those that are forward to build the temple. New King James Version 1976. They have a keen appetite for the things of this life—wealth, position, honor, and the praise of men. Haggai 2:7, ESV: "And I will shake all nations, so that the treasures of all nations shall come in, and I will fill this house with glory, says the LORD of hosts." Two months after the second message, Haggai spoke to the people for a third time. 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." God sent this prophet to help His people get their priorities in line with what they knew they should be..... Haggai 2:7 The New International Version 7 I will shake all nations, and what is desiredk by all nations will come, and I will fill this housel with glory,m’ says the Lord Almighty. Haggai 2:7. shake—not convert; but cause that agitation which is to precede Messiah's coming as the healer of the nations' agitations.The previous shaking shall cause the yearning "desire" for the Prince of peace.MOORE and others translate "the beauty," or "the desirable things (the precious gifts) of all nations shall come" (Isaiah 60:5, Isaiah 60:11; Isaiah 61:6). It’s tough to stick to it when you crave that cinnamon roll. “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. God understands and cares about the discouragement we face in serving Him (Hag 2:1-3)..... When we think of the age-long blindness of the Jewish nation, of the problem of racial hatred, of a rapidly growing heathendom, of the growing army of "seducing spirits," and the comparative impotence of the Church to win the world for Christ. We are to be Holy. He has occasional illustrations and serious explanation of the text. So we need to take frequent inventory of our lives, beginning on the heart level. 3. Then the Feast of Tabernacles went from the 15th to the 21st. But from this day I will bless you. Hungry souls, but will not take the true "Bread of Life" that they may have the life which is forever (John 6:51). NASB E-Prime But he also knows that He uses the energies of men and makes them an integral part of His own mighty plan. Sample excerpt of eschatological (prophetic, apocalyptic) passage Zechariah 14:2 - "gather all nations, etc. 3. Haggai 2:7: 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. “Be strong.” Notice that three times Haggai told them to “Be strong” (Hag 2:4). 1:13. 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. 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. The answer is emphatically, “Yes!” Leviticus 19:2 says, “You shall be holy, for I the Lord your God am holy.” Holiness is the overarching characteristic of God, and it is to be the overarching characteristic of the covenant people of God. 2:3). 13:14; Heb. We must deliberately and continually put God’s house above our prosperity. And he assures them that it is for their disregard of the urgent necessity of the hour that the heaven is withholding its dew and the earth its fruit. It’s easy to start a new diet. That was a critical time in the history of Jerusalem, because approximately 70 years earlier the city had been devastated, the temple had been destroyed, and the inhabitants had been in exile. Merrill sees Zech 14 as related to Christ’s Second Advent and the coming of the Messianic Kingdom, in premillennial fashion. B. Remembrance of former glory (Hag. Commentary on Haggai And if His Spirit remaineth among us, we need fear neither opposition from without, nor discouragement from within. When He came as Redeemer it was in lowliness and weakness; but when He comes as King it will be in kingly fashion—with "great power and glory." 1 On the twenty-first of the seventh month, the word of the Lord came by Haggai the prophet saying, 2 "Speak now to Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to Joshua the son of Jehozadak, the high priest, and to the remnant of the people saying, 3 'Who is left among you who saw this temple in its former glory? Haggai 2:10. But also, God, whose pleasure brought Then shall He redeem from deceit and violence. The art of living wisely is largely a matter of spending your coins on the things that really matter in light of eternity and not frivolously wasting them. This word in Hebrews 1:3-note means the impression made as by a seal upon wax. The cylinder-inscription of Cyrus apparently refers to Assyria and Babylonia rather than to all the captive population of the whole Babylonian Empire. The shaking began introductory to the first advent; it will be finished at the second. You "Clothe you, but there is none warm" (v. 6). Then shall the whole earth be filled with His glory. (Haggai 1:8), 4. Then in His days shall there be abundance of peace. To win souls for Christ we need personal cleansing, personal consecration, and a personal enduement of the sacrificial spirit of Jesus. Notice the six encouragements found in these two verses: A. This is a difficult place if understood of a person: but חמדת chemdath, desire, cannot well agree with באו bau, they shall come. It’s tough to hang in there and work through problems over a lifetime. According to Dr. Young, the word in the Hebrew only occurs in one other place in the Bible (1 Samuel 9:20), where the sense seems to be, "They desired the things which a wise and mighty ruler would bring." His love is a holy love. This word "desire" is of peculiar significance. One aspect of His other-ness or separate-ness is that, while we are fallen and sinful, He is pure and sinless. To say that this frame of things shall never reach a goal is to put God out of it as effectually as to say that it never began. It’s as if at the start of life each of us were issued a certain number of coins. "You have sown much, and bring in little" (v. 6). If you live to an old age, what do you want to look back on as far as accomplishments? Then shall be given unto Him the gold of Sheba, and daily shall He be praised. As one sun in the heavens becomes a fulness of light, and warmth, and healing to a whole earth; one ocean to supply all the rivers and lakes, and the inhabitants of the world; so one Lord Jesus Christ is both the sun of righteousness, and the everlasting river of life, which maketh glad the city of God. Then shall His enemies lick the dust. 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. 128 pp. ", 2. The worst kinde of infortune is this, Haggai 2:7 Context. C. He is glorious in appearance. 2:7. The precious things of all nations will come, and I will fill this house with glory, says Yahweh of Armies. Wolff sees three layers of composition from Haggai to the final writer. This fact, that Yahweh is working among them, serves to encourage the people (cf. He uttered [five] short prophecies during the last four months of the second year of Darius. It’s easy to start a new exercise program. See what over 145,000 subscribers are already receiving each day. He will bring them all with Him. Is my love for Jesus Christ fervent and vital because I think often on what He did for me on the cross (Gal. The fourth [and fifth] prophecies were addressed to Zerubbabel, and through him to Christ [Hag 2:10-19, 20-23]. Do you watch TV? C. Recognition that their expectations may not be met. He is awesome in power. Wolf, Herbert. By the way they behaved, by the way they conducted themselves, by the way they lived distinctively among the other nations, they were to demonstrate something of the beauty and power and purity of God Himself. Even more to be dreaded are those mysterious destroyers—smut, bunt, rust, and mildew. Numerous times Wilberforce’s life was threatened. The word of the Lord has success, when by his grace he stirs up our spirits to comply with it. 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). Comment on Zech 14:11 - "no more utter destruction — (Jer 31:40). He was also involved heavily in a number of missionary endeavors and in many social causes. To the Jews it seemed that Persia was tottering, and that the Messianic era was nigh. The prophets sometimes expressed deeper things than they knew, and the “desirable things” which all nations are to bring into the Kingdom of God are not to be limited to their material offerings, but include whatsoever things are true, and honourable, and just, and pure, and lovely, and of good report. When he arrived home that night, he shared this bit of news with his wife. Israelology - Commentary on Israel, Note: This resource is listed because it has numerous commentary notes that relate to the OT Prophetic Books, A C GAEBELEIN He knows that the best is yet to be. Hebrews 12:26 cites Haggai 2:7, followed by an explanation that, after this “shaking,” believers will receive a kingdom that cannot be shaken. Commentary on Haggai That select and goodly fellowship has had its members in all ages. 4:1-11)? He reminded the people that whilst the temple of the Lord was being neglected, they had spent a lot of time on their own houses. 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. His goal was to encourage the builders by giving a word of hope. (5) Who are your heroes or models? The actual fact is that his holiness defines His other attributes. It is in the process of seeking Him that we become just like Him. Haggai 2:7 . The foreign domination still continued, and all energy was paralysed by poverty and failure of crops, as well as by the hostility of the Jewish-heathen mixed population, which had gradually spread over the land during the Exile. The greatest of the prophets—Amos, Isaiah, Jeremiah—might well have understood such a reasonable service—a worship of God without altar and sacrifice—and directed their efforts to making it a reality in Israel. The answer is no. In the first [and second] [Hag 1:1-2, 3-11], he endeavored to shame the people out of their apathy in beautifying their own houses, while the house of the Lord lay waste; and he tells them that all the drought on crops and cattle had its source in this neglect [cp. When our work is most promising this blight appears. 60:5, to which this passage may very possibly be an allusion: “The abundance of the sea shall be turned unto thee, the wealth of the nations shall come unto thee.”, ¶ The beautiful translation in the A.V., “the Desire of all nations shall come,” was due to the Vulgate—veniet desideratus cunctis gentibus—and suggested the great and true idea that the nations are “feeling after him if haply they may find him.” This is not grammatically permissible, but the new and accurate rendering contains an equally magnificent promise. If it’s hard or requires endurance, maybe it isn’t your thing. The famous inventor, Thomas Edison, tried again and again to find the right filament for the incandescent electric light bulb. Watch our overview video on the book of Haggai, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. God is sovereign over the nations and kingdoms of this world. "Seek you first the Kingdom of God." This is a clear reference to the future millennial kingdom that Jesus will establish when He returns at the end of seven years of tribulation. See what over 145,000 subscribers are already receiving each day. The British plantations in the West Indies depended on slave labor for their profit. The work helps on broad coverage, and is quite readable for preachers, church teachers, students and lay people wanting a general devotional sweep. Indexed by Chapter and Verse, C H SPURGEON What the rule of the law was. For it is "God who gives the increase." Neither of these prophets gives the slightest hint that there has been an extraordinary change in the fortunes of Israel only some seventeen years previously; Zechariah indeed explicitly says that Jehovah has been wroth with the cities of Judah for seventy years; both prophets use language which is only explicable if they regard Persia as still the oppressor; and both look forward to the shaking of the nations by which alone the real welfare of Israel can be secured. NETBible notes are in the right panel. It’s tough to persevere when your aching muscles scream, “No more!” It’s easy to get married. He pressed on in ministry, but the feeling of powerlessness increased. (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works), Be cautious (Acts 17:11-note): Does not always interpret the Scripture literally and sometimes replaces Israel with the Church (note) (Click example of his interpretative approach which is often allegorical) (Or another example), HOMILETICAL COMMENTARY 1. Wesley's Notes for Haggai 2:7. But each of them did say, “Courage, for the Lord liveth, and He is with you.” “Best of all,” as John Wesley used to say, “God is with us.” One of Jesus’ favourite words is θαρσεῖ or θαρσεῖτε, which is translated “Be of good cheer,” and the best single English equivalent of His Divine word is just “Courage!” “In the world,” He said, “ye shall have tribulation, but courage, I have overcome the world.” He is the President of the great society of encouragers. B. Commentary on Haggai There was political pressure to back down because of the international political ramifications. (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works), James Montgomery Boice - conservative, literal, futuristic - excellent for preaching Rosscup comments: The large, two-column pages contain much good material on the relevance of the words for then and for now, dealing with such topics as love, repentance, and sincerity (Hosea 6). How destructive is the hail to the standing crops, beating out the precious grain upon the ground! Mine is the silver, and mine the gold, is the saying of Jehovah of hosts. Let the mind cease from brooding, and give itself to hoping and aspiring. Select a different Bible translation (see Tab = "Bible"). Commentary on Haggai 2:10-19 (Read Haggai 2:10-19) Many spoiled this good work, by going about it with unholy hearts and hands, and were likely to gain no advantage by it. Yet now be strong, O Zerubbabel, saith the Lord; and be strong, O Joshua, son of Jehozadak, the high priest; and be strong, all ye people of the land, saith the Lord, and work: for I am with you, saith the Lord of hosts.—Hag. He rebukes their lack of public spirit and devotional feeling. Our seeking is to facilitate our coming to know Him so that we can be like Him. 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. They’re hidden inside a large machine so that we don’t know how many we were issued or how many we have left. 12:1-2; James 5:16)? Construction and sense are both illustrated by Is. (translation: Tagalog: Ang Dating Biblia (1905)) Each day, the machine issues us a new coin. A month later, discouragement seems to have beset the workers, at the contrast between the glory of the former house [ie., the Temple built by Solomon] and the poverty of this latter [house]. on each prophet (50 on Zech.). Conservative, Literal Interpretation, NOTE: If you are not familiar with the great saint Charles Simeon see Dr John Piper's discussion of Simeon's life - you will want to read Simeon's sermons after meeting him! ¶ 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. — The prophecy seems literal (compare Joel 3:2). Users will find much that is worthwhile, and sometimes may disagree, as when he sees the Jonah account as allegorical (Ed: See Tony Garland's article on the Rise of Allegorical Interpretation)." The Deliverer for who all the nations ultimately long. That is the essence of Haggai, chapter 1. His Presence would do more for peace than a "League of all Nations." 2. A desponding or despairing servant of God is a contradiction in terms. You take each day’s coin and exchange it for something: a day at work or school, shopping, church, leisure, or whatever. Christ in Haggai: Christ's presence in the Temple (Jn 1:1, 14, Lk 2:32b), which was further expanded and adorned by Herod, is " ‘The latter GLORY of this house will be greater than the former,’ says the LORD of hosts, ‘and in this place I shall give PEACE,’ declares the LORD of hosts." 3:9ff; Zech 2:10–13; 14:1–21). All of Spurgeon's Sermons on Haggai, RAY STEDMAN To descend means to go down. 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. I weigh it there, and check it myself by the very rules which government will apply. And I ... With Bible Gateway Plus, you gain instant access to a digital Bible study library, including complete notes from the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible and the New Bible Commentary. Zerubbabel and the people do so, and Haggai responds to their obedience with four more brief messages from God: “I am with you” (Hag 1:13). It had been a time of famine. - click Brothers We Must Not Mind a Little Suffering (Mp3 even better), GEORGE A SMITH for discontinuing temple project, Background: 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. Jesus and His Word! 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. It is sometimes levied as a reproach against Haggai that he makes no direct reference to moral duties, and it is doubtless true that his treatment of his theme, practical and effective as it was for the purpose in hand, moves on a far lower level than the aspirations of the prophet who wrote the closing chapters of Isaiah. That building is now going on, and we are called to be fellow-workmen together with Him (2 Corinthians 6:1, margin). It must however be confessed, that, whereas there is but little confirmation of this supposition, there are many weighty reasons that may be urged against it. Yet here is a glass in which we may see the unborn years. 112 H. G. Mitchell, A Commentary on Haggai and Zechariah, ICC (Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1912), p. 65. Do you live for sports? How ready we are at times to postpone the things we should do for the cause of Christ. Why? Click here to view. “Fear not, for I am with thee” was the trumpet note of the greatest prophet of the Exile (Is. Literal, futuristic interpretation, MISCELLANEOUS RESOURCES Then shall the heathen that dwell in the wilderness bow before Him. ¶ For ourselves Haggai’s appeal to the barren seasons and poverty of the people as proof of God’s anger with their selfishness must raise questions. But it shall not end in a manner which cannot be guessed at. The temple at Jerusalem could not be built with high and noble thoughts or eloquent speakers, they must have timber. And he continually sought to win his colleagues to personal faith in Jesus Christ. Morning and Evening It may be the last coin we get, or we may get many more. a general apathy, an abounding worldliness, or a cruel hardness of heart! In considering your ways, take time to consider God's ways. Haggai 2:10 contains the prophet’s subsequent message of instruction. We have made a sincere effort to select only the most conservative, "bibliocentric" commentaries. (Nelson's Annual Preacher's Sourcebook - 2004). He pulled out a large, wide-mouth jar and filled it with fist-sized rocks. ", 4. "Even so, come, Lord Jesus. ), it was not till the year 520 that, thanks to the energetic stimulation of Haggai and Zechariah, the work of building the Temple was taken in hand in earnest, and finished in 516. What is it that you’re aiming at in life? 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 (. Caveat: Not always literal, Interesting simple translation and comments, ARNOLD FRUCHTENBAUM Click following links for all the devotionals on one page. Mat 28:18-20], PAUL APPLE The Book of Haggai, second shortest in the Old Testament, has a potent message. 3. Editorial comment - What should our “big rocks” be? And look at Him from a place apart, Then he asked, “What is the point of the illustration?” One student ventured, “No matter how full your schedule, if you try hard, you can always fit more in.”. His grace is a holy grace. Who but he alone could be the object of desire, or able to gratify the desire of all nations? 1:1, 5; 1 Chr. Commentary on Haggai, JAMIESON, FAUSSET, BROWN They gave lip service to the priority of God, but in fact they lived with other priorities. A Christian must logically be optimistic about the future—a teleological view of the universe implies optimism on the whole. As it were a handbreadth off, to give Try it free for 30 days! Haggai 2:7 — The Desire of the Nations By Wayne Jackson. Given, indeed, but to keep for ever. And I shake all nations, and the costly of all nations will come, and I shall fill this house with glory, saith Jehovah of hosts. That evening Moule yielded himself without reservation to be the Lord’s bondservant, and he trusted Christ to fill him with power for joyful living and effective service. Then shall He judge the poor and save the needy. Commentary Critical and Explanatory A. Heb 12:27, "Yet once more," favors English Version. James Neil). Haggai assured them that a greater glory than that of the past temple was to come to the house of Israel. The things that are behind merely suggest to him the greater things that are before. He was converted in 1785. The work of the Lord should never be procrastinated (Haggai 1:3), 2. [cp. Do I spend frequent time alone before God, in the Word and in prayer (Matt. 2:4. Conservative, Literal Interpretation, CHARLES SIMEON 6, 7). Haggai 1:6, 9 Does God use frustrations in life to awaken and/or punish us ()? KJ21. One of the more controversial passages in the book of Haggai is 2:6,7. Caveat - Not always literal and 1. (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works), SERMONS BY VERSE All national enemies have their stronghold in the hearts of men. Haggai 2:7-9 New International Version (NIV). "Consider your ways. Is there not a tendency with us to be slack, and backward in facing facts. In Hosea 1:2, he feels that God had Hosea marry an immoral woman but Phillips offers no help on the moral issue. Radio Bible Class. The chronicler, he feels, added interpolations at 2:5, 9, 14, 17-19, 21-22. Haggai 2:7. hag 2:7. And the Desire of all nations shall come - The present Hebrew text is as follows: ובאו חמדת כל הגוים. His memory carried him back to the time when, as a child, he had seen the splendid Temple of Solomon in all its glory. “Search me, O God, and know my heart; try me and know my anxious thoughts; and see if there be any hurtful way in me, and lead me in the everlasting way” (Ps. "But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, in which the heavens will pass away with a roar and the elements will be destroyed with intense heat, and the earth and its works will be burned up. See what answer thou canst give to the heart-searching question. Clarke's Haggai 2:7 Bible Commentary And the Desire of all nations shall come - The present Hebrew text is as follows: ובאו חמדת כל הגוים. “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.” 1. It was written to people, like us, who would have told you that God must be first. K.J.V. 21:16). Commentary Notes Holiness is not transferable (Haggai 2:11-12), 11. Those who put their prosperity above God’s house have “reasons” (excuses) for their lifestyles. God encourages His discouraged servants to persevere in His work. Haggai 2 Hag 2:1 Vv 1-9: Second message: The temple to be filled with glory. It is literally, “set your heart,” or “fix your attention on this.” What God wants us to consider is, if we seek first His kingdom from righteous hearts, He willbless us. Their flaming power and victorious message stirred His heart be able to this. 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