What frustrates you?
Read Haggai 1:1-11. What is the problem God is addressing? Why have
the workers stopped working on the temple? Why does that bother God?
How does God attempt to get them to understand the problem?
Have you ever told God, “not yet?” If you feel free to do so, share your
Do you think God gives “wake up calls” today? Has He ever given you a
wake up call through frustration or shortage?
What does God tell the people to do in order to address the problem? How
would you apply that today?
Why is it significant that God states, “I am with you” (vs. 13) immediately
after the people obey (vs. 12)?