The Book of Haggai takes place in 520 b.c. during the reign of King ______.
Eighteen years had passed since the exiled Jews had been allowed to return to _________.
The people had been ___________ by the opposition and had abandoned the project of rebuilding the temple.
Zerubbabel was the ________ of Judah, and Joshua was the high priest.
The Lord sent ______ to them with a message: "'Is it a time for you yourselves to be living in your paneled houses, while this house remains a ruin?'" (1:4).
He told them to give careful thought to their ways. They had planted ____, but harvested little.
"'You earn wages, only to put them in a purse with _____ in it'" (1:6).
They expected much, but it turned out to be ______ because God's house remained a ruin, while they built their own ______.
Then Zerubbabel, Joshua and the people obeyed the Lord, and they began __________ the temple.
The Lord encouraged them, "'Be ______, O Zerubbabel,' declares the Lord. 'Be ______, O Joshua son of Jehozadak, the high priest. Be ______, all you people of the land,' declares the Lord, 'and work. For I am with you,' declares the Lord Almighty" (2:4).
"'My ______ remains among you. Do not fear'" (2:5).
He said that the _____ of the new temple would be greater than the _____ of the former one (2:9).
He also promised, "'From this day on I will _____ you'" (2:19).
Memory Verse: "The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge; the ears of the wise seek it out" (Proverbs 18:15).
Go to the Word
Match each Scripture reference below with the correct verse, and then fill in the missing words.
Haggai 2:10 Haggai 2:7 Haggai 2:21 Haggai 1:2
Haggai 2:22 Haggai 1:8 Haggai 2:17 Haggai 2:5
"On the twenty-fourth day of the ninth _____, in the second year of Haggai ______
Darius, the word of the Lord came to the prophet Haggai."
"This is what the ____ Almighty says: 'These people say, "The time Haggai ______
has not yet come for the Lord's house to be built."'"
"'This is what I covenanted with you when you came out of _____. Haggai ______
And my Spirit remains among you. Do not fear.'"
"'I will shake all _______, and the desired of all nations will come, and Haggai ______
I will fill this house with _____,' says the Lord Almighty."
"'Tell Zerubbabel ________ of Judah that I will _____ the heavens and Haggai ______
"'Go up into the mountains and bring down ______ and build the house, Haggai ______
so that I may take ________ in it and be honored,' says the Lord."
"'I will overturn _____ thrones and shatter the power of the foreign Haggai ______
kingdoms. I will _________ chariots and their drivers; horses and their
riders will fall, each by the sword of his brother.'"
"'I struck all the work of your _____ with blight, mildew and hail, yet Haggai ______
you did not ____ to me,' declares the Lord."