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Haggai 2:6-9 Vs6 For thus saith the LORD of hosts; Yet once, it is a little while, and I will shake

the heavens, and the earth, and the sea, and the dry land; Vs7 And I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations shall come: and I will fill this house with glory, saith the LORD of hosts. Vs8 The silver is mine, and the gold is mine, saith the LORD of hosts. Vs9 The glory of this latter house shall be greater than of the former, saith the LORD of hosts: and in this place will I give peace, saith the LORD of hosts. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. His Unfailing Presence His Unchanging Promises His Unlimited Power His Unending Provision His Unique Plan – His Universal Peace His Ultimate Glory Vs 4 Vs 5 Vs 6-7 Vs 8 Vs 6 Vs 9 Vs 7-9

5. His Unique Plan or Program – Vs 6 Hag 2: 6 Yet once, it is a little while, and I will shake the heavens, and the earth, and the sea, and the dry land; And I will shake all nations. Hag 2:21 Speak to Zerubbabel, governor of Judah, saying, I will shake the heavens and the earth; SHAKING a) The Past - Yet for once Or Yet Again for Once - When was the last time? Ex 19:16 And it came to pass on the third day in the morning, that there were thunders and lightnings, and a thick cloud upon the mount, and the voice of the trumpet exceeding loud; so that all the people that was in the camp trembled. Vs 18 And mount Sinai was altogether on a smoke, because the LORD descended upon it in fire: and the smoke thereof ascended as the smoke of a furnace, and the whole mount quaked greatly. Ps 68:8 The earth shook, the heavens also dropped at the presence of God: even Sinai itself was moved at the presence of God, the God of Israel.  We don’t really see the heavens shaken do we? b) The Future - The final Shaking Heb 12:25 See that ye refuse not him that speaketh. For if they escaped not who refused him that spake on earth, much more shall not we escape, if we turn away from him that speaketh from heaven: Heb12:26 Whose voice then shook the earth: but now he hath promised, saying, Yet once more I shake not the earth only, but also heaven.

 Heaven, earth, land, sea, nations – i.e The whole universe would be shaken, not merely the earthly part of it but the whole of it, including the heavens c) What does this shaking mean? –  Means judgments of wrath on the foes of God's people. ISH 13:13 Therefore I will shake the heavens, and the earth shall remove out of her place, in the wrath of the LORD of hosts, and in the day of his fierce anger.  Haggai assures them this and all other world powers are to fall before Messiah, who is to be associated with this temple; therefore they need not fear.  Dan 2:34, 35 All kingdoms that stand in the way of Messiah's kingdom, "which cannot be shaken," are to be upturned.  Dan 2:34 Thou sawest till that a stone was cut out without hands, which smote the image upon his feet that were of iron and clay, and brake them to pieces. 35 Then was the iron, the clay, the brass, the silver, and the gold, broken to pieces together, and became like the chaff of the summer threshingfloors; and the wind carried them away, that no place was found for them: and the stone that smote the image became a great mountain, and filled the whole earth.  Mt 24:29-30 Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken: 30 And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory  Rev 6: 12-17 And I beheld when he had opened the sixth seal, and, lo, there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became as blood;13 And the stars of heaven fell unto the earth, even as a fig tree casteth her untimely figs, when she is shaken of a mighty wind.14 And the heaven departed as a scroll when it is rolled together; and every mountain and island were moved out of their places. 15 And the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich men, and the chief captains, and the mighty men, and every bondman, and every free man, hid themselves in the dens and in the rocks of the mountains; 16 And said to the mountains and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb: 17 For the great day of his wrath is come; and who shall be able to stand? d) When would this shaking take place?  Is this ‘the end of the world’ or the destruction of the universe? No.  Because ‘the desire of all nations’ shall come. Vs7 And I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations shall come: Begins before "the desire of all nations"  It is the eve of the glorious period, which all creation groans but waits. –The  Is this Prophecy related to the Church? Some say that the church is the spiritual Israel and the promises God made to Israel will be fulfilled to the church and not to Israel.  Haggai 2 holds an important key that in the future God will fulfill his promise to Israel during the millennium. Hag 2:2 Speak now to Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel,

governor of Judah, and to Joshua the son of Josedech, the high priest, and to the residue of the people, saying,  Hag 2:4 Yet now be strong, O Zerubbabel, saith the LORD; and be strong, O Joshua, son of Josedech, the high priest; and be strong, all ye people of the land, saith the LORD e) What does the phrase ‘Desire of all Nation mean’?  The shaking is in preparation to the coming of the Desire of all nations.  The promise of presence and the promise of the coming of desire. John 14 the presence of the Spirit and the coming of the Lord Jesus;  Malachi 3: 1: "The Lord, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, even the messenger of the covenant, whom ye delight in."  Isaiah 11:10 Millennial reign "In that day there shall be a root of Jesse, which shall stand for an ensign of the people; to it shall the Gentiles seek."  Isa 60, 5, 11 the forces of the gentiles come to him.  Gen 49:10 Jacob’s blessing on Judah - ... Shiloh come unto whom the gathering of the people shall be  Charles Wesley - "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing." "Come, Desire of nations, come! Fix in us Thy humble dwelling  In His first advent – He was not desired - "no beauty that we should desire Him" (Isa 53:2).  Jn 12: 1- 11 The Church; 12-19 The Jews; Vs 20-23 The Nations  And there were certain Greeks among them that came up to worship at the feast:  Jn 12: 21-23 The same came therefore to Philip, which was of Bethsaida of Galilee, and desired him, saying, Sir, we would see Jesus 22 Philip cometh and telleth Andrew: and again Andrew and Philip tell Jesus. 23 And Jesus answered them, saying, The hour is come, that the Son of man should be glorified. f) The Wealth of all Nations: The Silver is mine & Gold is mine  Lord of hosts is the owner of the silver and the gold — all belonging rightfully to Him;  The nations will bring their wealth to the Israelites, like the Egyptians gave their treasures to the departing Hebrews when they left Egypt  Ish 60:5 - "The forces" (margin, wealth) "of the Gentiles shall come unto thee."  6.b. Sheba shall come: they shall bring gold and incense; and they shall shew forth the praises of the LORD.  9.b. The ships of Tarshish will bring their silver and their gold.  Just as when Christ was born into the world, wise men from the east came and laid their costly gifts at His feet, so will the Gentiles in a future day come and offer of their treasures to the Lord in His temple at Jerusalem. g) How Long one should wait for the fulfillment of this prophesy. – A little while  Hag 2:6 For thus saith the LORD of hosts; Yet once, it is a little while, ...  A short period of time.

 3-4 days: Jesus says John 14:19, Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me: because I live, ye shall live also.  16:16 A little while, and ye shall not see me: and again, a little while, and ye shall see me, because I go to the Father.  A generation: Ps 37:10, David says: ‘Yet a little while, and the wicked will be no more; though you look well at his place, he will not be there’  Jer 51:33 – Hos 1:4 Period ranging from 40 to 70 years  Ish 10:24-25 Destruction of Assriyan kingdom - A period of 120 -150 yrs.  Ps 90: 12 So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.  4 For a thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night.  2Pet 3:8 But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.  1Pet 1:6 Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations: UNSAKEABLE  In Heb 12:27-28, he writes  27 And this word, Yet once more, signifieth the removing of those things that are shaken, as of things that are made, that those things which cannot be shaken may remain.  28 Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear:  Paul quotes this to encourage God's people in the path of faith. , in this our day.  All imposing things in the world can be shaken, and therefore will be removed.  But God's we are connected with a kingdom that cannot be shaken.  All things in this world can be shaken, and therefore will be removed.  But we are in a kingdom that cannot be shaken; the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.