The theme of Haggai is “consider your ways.” By this time in Israel’s history, they have returned to Jerusalem from their 70 year captivity. They were permitted to go back under Zerubbabel and Joshua’s leadership and rebuild the temple. But sadly, the work was great and difficult, and they lost their focus. Instead, they stopped the rebuilding of the Temple and built for themselves nice houses. They even went so far as to say, “The time is not come, the time that the LORD’S house should be built.” The Lord had worked in......