Monday, October 19, 2009

God's Message of Motivation

Part 1 of Haggai

Introduction to the book of Haggai:
  • Author: Haggai
  • Date: 520 B.C.
  • Recipients: The exiled Jews who had returned to their homeland to complete the temple
  • Occasion: Opposition and apathy had brought the work to a standstill
  • Purpose: To motivate the people to complete the temple
What can we learn from Haggai 1?
  1. Refuse to offer excuses.
  2. Set right priorities.
  3. Get involved in God's work.
  4. Receive God's enablement.
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