Bible in a Year, Day 263

Bible in a Year

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Day 263


In a day of profound discouragement and misplaced priorities following the return of the Jews from Babylonian exile, the prophet Haggai sounded a clarion call of rebuke, exhortation, and encouragement to his contemporaries. They had begun to rebuild their own homes and businesses and to establish their statehood as a Jewish community but had been derelict in tending to the construction of the temple and making the Lord the central focus of all their hopes and dreams. The message of Haggai, so effective in shaking the Jews of 520 B.C. from their lethargy, has an abiding relevance for all who fail to seek first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness. (Source:

Bible in a Year, Haggai 1 & 2

Chapter 1

The Command to Rebuild the Temple (1-11)

The People Obey the Lord (12-15)

Chapter 2

The Coming Glory of the Temple (1-9)

Blessings for a Defiled People (10-19)

Zerubbabel Chosen as a Signet (20-23)


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