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    Haggai

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    Hag 1:5 -7

    Hag 1:5 Now therefore thus saith the LORD

    your ways.

    V6 Ye have sown much, and bring in little; ye

    not enough; ye drink, but ye are not filled wi

    you, but there is none warm; and he that ear

    wages to put it into a bag with holes.

    V7 Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Consider yo

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    Resaon of Gods Displeasur

    The Lord of Host

    The Time is not yet come

    This house lieth waste

    Reason 1: Inconsistent with the Character of

    Reason 2: Indifference of the People of God

    Reason 3: Isolation of the House of God.

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    Reason of Displeasure

    Lk 9:59-61: 3 examples:

    1) Let me first bury the deadSocial Obliga

    2) Let me first prove the yokeSecular Obli

    3) Let me first bid farewell at homeFamily

    What are the priorities of our life?

    They began well. It is not enough that we be

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    Our Priorities in Life

    2 Tim 4:7 - I have fought the good fight, I have

    have kept the faith.

    Rev 2:2 Church at Ephesus I know thy labopatience lost the first love.

    Not that they did not give the Lord a place

    Lord the place.

    What place does Christ have in our life? Is h

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    Displeasure of God - Review

    Hag 1:5 Now therefore thus saith the LORD

    your ways.

    V7 Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Consider y

    The Review of Gods Displeasure

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    Review of His displeasur

    Consider

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    Review of his displeasur

    Consider your ways 2 times; Consider

    Hag 1:5 Now therefore thus saith the LORD

    your ways.

    Hag 1:7 Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Consid

    Hag 2:15And now, I pray you, consider from

    ..Hag 2:18 Consider now from this day and up

    that the foundation ofthe LORDS temple wa

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    Review of his displeasur

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    Consider

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    Consider - How

    eyes; Set heart upon; close; c

    Penetratingly, Deeply, Passion

    Thoroughly; end to end; com

    Heb 3:1 Wherefore, holy brethren, parta

    calling, consider the Apostle and High Pr

    profession, Christ Jesus;Not a casual evaluation; But some seriou

    Fixing

    Forceful

    Fully

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    Review of his displeasur

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    Consider

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    Consider - What

    Way:

    Ways:

    The walk;

    The mann

    State of Affairs of our life

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    Review of his displeasur

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    Consider

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    Consider - Why

    Evaluate & understand the connection b

    of spiritual life and lack of success in eve

    Dont you see what is happening to you.

    Your job

    Finances

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    Consider - Why

    Look into your past

    What is the state tod

    Why is it so?

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    Review of his displeasur

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    Consider

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    Review of his displeasur

    Consider: When? Or How Often?

    Hag 2:15And now, I pray you, consider

    Hag 2:18 Consider now from this day an

    At least when the affairs of your life is re

    1Cor 11:28But let a man examine hims

    of that bread, and drink of that cup.What are the goals of our life?

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    The Result of His displeasure- H

    6 Ye have sown much, and bring in little; ye

    enough; ye drink, but ye are not filled with d

    but there is none warm; and he that earnethwages to put it into a bag with holes.

    7 Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Consider you

    8 Go up to the mountain, and bring wood, a

    and I will take pleasure in it, and I will be glo

    LORD.

    H 1 6 11

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    Hag1:6-11

    9 Ye looked for much, and, lo, it came to little; a

    home, I did blow upon it. Why? saith the LORD o

    mine house that is waste, and ye run every man10 Therefore the heaven over you is stayed from

    stayed from her fruit.

    11 And I called for a drought upon the land, and

    and upon the corn, and upon the new wine, andupon that which the ground bringeth forth, and

    cattle, and upon all the labour of the hands.

    Di l f G d Th R

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    Displeasure of GodThe Re

    The Result of His Displeasure

    1. The Disappointment of the people Vs 6

    2. The Discipline of God Vs 8 - 11

    Th Di i t t f th

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    The Disappointment of the p

    Hag 1:6 Ye have sown much, and bring in little; yenough; ye drink, but ye are not filled with drinkthere is none warm; and he that earneth wages

    it into a bag with holes. 5. Disappointments

    1. Sow much bring in little : Lack

    2. Eat - but not enough : Lack

    3. Drink - but not filled : Lack 4. Clothe - but not warm : Lack

    5. Earn wages - put in bag of holes : Lack

    Th Di i t t

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    The Disappointment

    (1) Lack of Fruitfulness

    Are we bearing fruit in our lives?

    Fruitfulness? Gal 5:22,23

    22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, p

    gentleness, goodness, faith, V23 Meekness, t

    such there is no law.

    L k f F itf l

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    Lack of Fruitfulness

    2Pet 3:18 But grow in grace, and in the k

    Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

    Growing Together Eph 2:21

    In whom all the building fitly framed toget

    holy temple in the Lord.

    Lack of Fruitfulness

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    Lack of Fruitfulness

    How can we be fruitful? Jn 15:5

    V2 Every branch in me that beareth not

    away: and every branch that beareth fruit may bring forth more fruit. V4 As

    bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the

    ye, except ye abide in me. V5 I am the v

    branches: He that abideth in me, and I inbringeth forth much fruit: for without m

    Lack of Fruitfulness

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    Lack of Fruitfulness

    2Pet 1:8 (DBY) for these things existing and a

    make you to be neither barren nor unfruitfu

    our Lord Jesus Christ;These things? faith virtue knowledge

    patience godliness - brotherly kindnes

    Lack of Fruitfulness

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    Lack of Fruitfulness

    How much increase?

    Parable: Some 30 fold, some 60 fold & s

    Eph 4:13 Till we all come in the unity of knowledge of the Son of God, unto a pe

    measure of the stature of the fulness of

    Lack of Fruitfulness

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    Lack of Fruitfulness

    Ye have sown much, and bring in little

    1) Plowing - Prepare the ground

    To soften, hardened field. The seed can be sow

    soil.Take the yoke upon us and learn of Him.

    The animal understands the clear direction of talong.

    2) Plucking

    the Thorns - Weeds: Mk 4:19And the cares of this world, and the deceitfulnessof other things entering in, choke the word, and it

    Lack of Fruitfulness

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    Lack of Fruitfulness

    3) Preparing the seed to sow. Seed is the word

    Best seeds of earlier reaping season is kept asidseason.

    4) Planting the seed (Sowing). Fall on good gro

    Not left to chance. Sown or planted rightly in th

    Casting the net on the right side. Jn 21:6

    5) Pouring / Watering: Have compassion on sou

    Water the ground with tears for perishing souls

    Lack of Fruitfulness

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    Eph 6:19 Pray - that utterance may be given

    open my mouth boldly

    Col 4:3Pray - that God would open unto usMt 11:38 Pray Lord of Harvest will send l

    harvest

    Ps 126: 5, 6They that sow in tears shall re

    goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious come again with rejoicing, bringing his shea

    Lack of Satisfaction

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    Lack of Satisfaction

    Ye eat, but ye have not enough

    Many special meetings, seminars, programs

    etc. Feeding: 1Pet 5:2As newborn babes, desire

    word, that ye may grow thereby

    It is not enough if you see the food, to be sa

    Feeling:If the word touches you or hurt you from the Lord instead of being offended.

    Allow the Spirit of God to touch you and stir

    Digesting: Fed to the full.