Sermons on Sanctification

What Are You Building: A Sermon on Haggai

What Are You Building?: Lessons from Haggai

This sermon on Haggai was preached on August 7, 2022. When the first exiles returned to Jerusalem, it was in ruins. 70 years earlier, the whole city had been burnt to the ground. The wall that protected it from invaders and wild animals had been torn down. There were no homes for them to return to. No shops lining the busy center of town. And most devastatingly, the temple that Solomon himself had built was nothing more than a pile…