A call to construction (Haggai 1:1-15)

The book of Haggai was written around 520 B.C. It was a letter addressed to all the people, though particularly addressed to Zerubbabel the governor and to Joshua the high priest. The purpose of the book is to encourage the people in completing the building of the Temple. The completion of the Temple had been…

Does the work ever end?

As you read through the final chapters in the book of Nehemiah you find that even though the work of rebuilding the city was complete, there was still more work to be done. There was the registry of the people, the reading of the law, the repopulating the city, and so on. When it comes…