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    3 Groups

    The Prophet & the Prophesy

    The People & the Place The Prince And the Priest

    PEOPLE OF THIS BOOK

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    PEOPLE OF THIS BOOK(1) The Prophet & the Prophesy (Messenger & the Message

    In the second year of Darius the king, in the sixth month, incame the word of the LORD by Haggaithe prophet ..

    Word of the Lord came by Haggai - Normally in other books2:20

    Hag 1:12 Then Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Joshua high priest, with all the remnant of the people, obeyed the voand the words of Haggaithe prophet

    voice of the Lord - the words of Haggai

    Hag 1:13 Then spake Haggai the LORDS messenger in the people, saying

    Lords messenger with the Lords message

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    The Prophet and the Prop

    Moses & Aaron: Ex 4:16

    And he shall be thy spokesman unto the people: and he shall be

    instead of a mouth, and thou shalt be to him instead of GodAaron to Moses instead of mouth; Moses to Aaron instead o

    Ambassadors for Christ 2Cor 5:20 Now then we are ambassadogod did beseech you by us: we pray you in christs stead, be ye rec

    Stewards 1Pet 4:10, 11 V10 As every man hath received the gsame one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace o

    V11 If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God; if anit as of the ability which God giveth: that God in all things may bChrist, to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Ame

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    The Prophet and the Prophe Not Jokes: Some say jokes to make people attentive.

    Scripture uses illustrations and metaphors.

    These are used to help in application of the word ; That is all

    Not our wisdom or intelligence1Cor 1:17; 2:1, 4, 13 1Cor 1:17 For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gosp

    lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect.

    1Cor 2:1 And I, brethren, when I came to you, came not with excelledeclaring unto you the testimony of God.

    V4 And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words

    demonstration of the Spirit and of power: V6 Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet no

    of the princes of this world, that come to nought:

    V13 Which things also we speak, not in the words which mans wisHoly Ghost teacheth; comparing spiritual things with spiritual.

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    The Prophet and the Proph

    Not our own doctrines: LordJn. 7:16

    My doctrine is not mine, but his that sent me.

    Not to hurt: 2Cor 4:2

    For out of much affliction and anguish of heart I wrote unto you

    should be grieved, but that ye might know the love which I have m

    Phil 1:15 Some indeed preach Christ even of envy and strife; a

    V16 The one preach Christ of contention

    , not sincerely, suppo

    bonds

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    The People and the Pla

    (1) The Right People:

    A select group of people whose devotion to andevident. Hag 1:12

    "remnant- not the entire people. How many we

    2:64,65

    41360+7337 = 48697 < 50,000. The rest remain

    Their Devotion and Zeal for the Lord & His hou

    their brethren.

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    (1) The Right People

    They were wealthy: Ezr 2:66-69

    7337 servants; Some of the Chiefgold & silver: These were not just people who had nothing.

    70 years in Babylon; well settled with its culture, clife. Now to resettle in a new place was no easy tas

    Choice company, separated for a purpose of great iGod's dealings was to continue with them to the co

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    (2) The Right Place

    In Jerusalem and not in Babylon

    Now that we are here in Babylon let us build an

    like the 2 tribe on the other side of Jordon bu

    Sensitive to theprecepts of Gods word. Deut 1

    Wanted to be in the place of God's blessing. Whreturn, turned their backs to Babylon, got back

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    (2) The Right Place

    When they came they also with 200 singers (Ezr 2:6

    In Babylon when asked to sing they could only we

    Could not sing Lords song in a strange land. Wept

    they remembered Zion.

    The distance travelled500 miles (Straight); Prob

    Period travelled - Ezra 7:9- 4 months

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    (3) The Right Purpose

    To build the House of God.

    Wanted to fulfill the desire of God and not their

    God had charge them through Cyrus to build Hi

    There will be many things that they needed to d

    Provide homes for their families.

    Needed to make a living, mainly farming; estabThese were all valid and genuine and necessary

    was to build the house of the Lord.

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    The People; The Place; The P

    Are we the Right People?

    We are the chosen of God. Separated from this w

    Some have left their kith & kin, some their wealth

    We have been made priests, we are responsible fo

    house

    Ezr 3:8

    We are the choicest people unto whom The Lord

    build His house.

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    The People; The Place; The P

    Are we in the Right Place?

    We are in the place where He has promised to b

    We were commitment to a particular place; A p

    A place where His word & sound doctrines are

    God has brought us to this city, a city of spiritua

    Has not the Lord entrusted us with responsibilit

    We are the Right People; We are in the Right Pl

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    The People; The Place; The P

    Are our Purposes Right?

    Are we not people who have desired to be invo

    People who want to know His will and do it. Hadecisions in our life. What you say we will do; go.

    What is the attraction for us to come to house oFellowship, Friends, Feast. Or is it to function i

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    The People; The Place; The P

    Every work whether small or big is vital to the bui

    We were Zealous for God immediately following c

    and purposes was first priority for Christ.

    But life has moved on. Now there education, job, m

    etc. etc. to think about. Slowly our zeal slackens; commitments fade; beco

    Our priority shifts from Him & His ------- to mine

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    The Prince & The Priest

    The Leaders Hag1:1; Ezr 1:8

    The Prince Zerubabbel, the Governor of Judah.

    The Priest Joshua, the High Priest.

    ZerubabbelMt 1:11, 12; 2Kg 24:15 grandson of Je

    Jeconiah was taken captive by Nnezzer.

    Zerubabbel means born in Captivity

    Joshua son Jehozadak, from line of Eleazar, son of A

    Jehozadak was taken captive by Nnezzer.

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    7 Features of Leadership

    Leaders

    1. are Commendable

    2. should be Teachable

    3. are Responsible

    4. are Accountable

    5. should be Employable

    6. should be Enjoyable

    7. work is rewardable

    bl

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    Leaders - Commendable

    (1) Leaders: are Commendable

    Their Fathers Rulers, Pastors & Priests they taug