Zerubbabels encouragement to finish the temple

a sermon preached before the Honourable House of Commons, at their late solemne fast, Apr. 27. 1642. Published by order from that House.
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Bible. -- O.T. -- Zechariah IV, 6-9 -- Se
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This sermon is taken from Volume 2 of SWRB's 34 volume set entitled, Puritan (Westminster, Covenanter) Fast Sermons ().

Concerning the complete 34 volume set of Puritan Fast Sermons (), republished by Zerubbabels encouragement to finish the temple book, Dr. Joel Beeke and Randall Pederson write, "This is a collection of sermons preached to England's Parliament during the glory days of the Puritan preaching.

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As a result of the opposition to the temple construction, Persia withdrew support for the project, and for seventeen years the temple sat unfinished (Ezra ).

Finally, God sent the prophets Haggai and Zechariah to encourage and support Zerubbabel (Ezra –2), and the work on the second temple resumed. building of the Temple. nThe work of restoring Jerusalem went on for some 70 years after the temple was built. n The prophets Haggai and Zechariah encouraged the work on the Temple.

n Ezra focused attention on the decree of Cyrus.

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Ezra n Haggai stressed the need to rebuild the Temple. Haggai n Zechariah predicted the rebuilding of. And that is the theme of the book of Zechariah. After seven decades of Babylonian suppression and surrendering the fruit of their labors to a foreign nation, Zechariah told Israel that (1) God had remembered them, (2) wanted to bless them and (3) now is the appointed time for this to happen.

What a message of encouragement. The new Temple was dedicated on Ma BC, some very old people who could remember Solomon's Temple regarded it a poor thing in comparison with the splendor of the original Temple.

Yet their prophet Haggai predicted far greater glory for it in days to come (Haggai ). Temple rebuild was started BC, then there was a break of fourteen years. The temple rebuild project restarted again in BC and finished BC.

Walls around Jerusalem were not restored until Nehemiah arrived in BC. Zerubbabel in Hebrew means: Shoot of. Haggai’s prophecy to Zerubbabel was irrefutable evidence to Israel and its enemies that God’s Spirit would enable the nation to finish reconstructing the Temple.

Four years later, Zerubbabel put the capstone in place, signifying the Temple was finished (Ezra –18; Zech. –10). Herod complained that the Temple of Zerubbabel was built like a fortress and was shorter than that of Solomon’s Temple by about 90 feet because of a decree made by Darius, the Persian king.

King Herod no doubt wanted to be remembered forever as the builder of the greatest temple of the Jews. Although Zerubbabel’s temple was less in size than Solomon’s, God affirmed a greater honor: “The glory of this present house will be greater than the glory of the former house,” said the Lord.

The glory given onto Zerubbabel’s temple came many years later when Jesus Christ, the Son of God, came into the temple halls. Zerubbabels encouragement to finish the temple.

A sermon preached before the honourable House of Commons, at their late solemne fast, Apr. By Tho. Goodwin, B.D.

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The former, according to Ezra andlaid the foundations, and the latter completed the building of the temple (Ezra68; Ezra Haggai Zechariah ). History: All that is known certainly about Zerubbabel is found in the canonical books of Zechariah, Haggai and Ezra-Nehemiah.

Question: "Who was Zerubbabel in the Bible?" Answer: Zerubbabel was the grandson of King Jehoiachin of Judah (1 Chronicles ) and thus a descendant of David. Born in Babylon during the exile (between and BC), Zerubbabel traveled to Judah after King Cyrus II allowed the Judean captives to return to their homeland to rebuild the temple (Ezra –4; –5, 8–10).

Zerubbabel is found in the canonical books of 1 Chronicles, Ezra, Haggai, and Zechariah. He, along with Jeshua, was responsible for rebuilding the Temple in Jerusalem.

How and when this happened is a subject of dispute. Some suggest that he was sent to Jerusalem by Cyrus [a.k.a. Sheshbazzar] (see Ezra 3. The former, according to Ezra andlaid the foundations, and the latter completed the building of the temple (Ezra ,68; ; Haggai ; Zechariah ). History: All that is known certainly about Zerubbabel is found in the canonical books of Zechariah, Haggai and Ezra-Nehemiah.

Zerubbabel received large grants of money and materials from Persia, and continuing encouragement from the two prophets. The Temple was finished in four years, around BC and dedicated with great pomp and rejoicing (Ezra ).

Historians designated the second Temple as "Zerubbabel's Temple." On God's instructions, Haggai promised Zerubbabel. The Kavod (Shekinah Glory) did not return to Zerubbabel's Temple until the Day of Pentecost 33AD.

The Rushing Mighty Wind and Tongues of Fire identified the real 2nd Temple. Review Kavod does not return to Zerubabbel’s Temple The Prophecy Key The Prophecy Keys The Prophecy Key – Reason for Deportation to Babylon The Prophecy Key – Sprinkling of Rain.

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also finish it ”’ (Zechariah ). It is clearly talking about a hands-on operation. “This verse twice mentionshands, designating a starting and finishing of a project.

The Anchor Bible Commentary says hands is LITERAL, and expresses participation in temple building (book of Zechariah). Zerubbabel’s Temple. The rebuilding of Jerusalem’s temple was done in stages (c.

– b.c.). First, the altar was built, so that sacrifices could again be made (Ezra –3). The second phase was the laying of the foundation of the temple. This elicited mixed reactions from the people.

Some rejoiced that the foundation was laid, while. Hezekiah used this temple as he was king from about BC to BC. Solomon’s temple.

When the Jews returned from captivity, they built a new temple under the leadership of Zerubbabel and Jeshua (Ezra ) starting in BC and finishing in BC (Ezra ). This temple was on the same site as Solomon’s temple and was in use until.

No matter where we see the starting point of the spiritual Temple in history, He will complete it. Philippians says He who has started a good work in you will finish it. He will complete it. Zerubbabel's completion of the physical Temple in BC is just a sign, if you will, that Christ will finish the spiritual one.

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The Temple, or Holy Place, seems to have had two veils or curtains at its front (ib. 51). It had also one holy candlestick, a golden altar of incense, and a table of showbread (ib. 21, 22). Separated from the Temple by another veil was the Holy of Holies (Josephus, "B.

J." v. 5, § 5). Temple Restoration Begins 11 And they sang responsively with praise and thanksgiving to the LORD: “For He is good; for His loving devotion to Israel endures forever.” Then all the people gave a great shout of praise to the LORD, because the foundation of the house of the LORD had been laid.

The accession of Cyrus the Great of the Achaemenid Empire in BCE made the re-establishment of the city of Jerusalem and the rebuilding of the Temple possible. Some rudimentary ritual sacrifice had continued at the site of the first temple following its destruction.

According to the closing verses of the second book of Chronicles and the books of Ezra and Nehemiah, when the Jewish exiles. During the First Temple period ( BC), the First Temple was built in BC by King Solomon after King David conquered Jerusalem and made it his capital. The Temple was destroyed in BC by Nebuchadnezzar, the King of Babylon, when he conquered Jerusalem.

There are scant remains of the temple on the south hill of the City of David. The book of Haggai has FOUR messages for the people of God, to encourage them to return to the rebuilding of God’s house. • Today we will end this book with Haggai’s fourth and last message. - The first message was a wake-up call for them to return to God’s work.

Zerubbabel’s Temple. After the 70 years captivity Israel returned to re-build the temple (Ezra 1). Herod’s Temple. This temple took 46 years to build and greatly expanded and renovated Zerubbabels Temple.

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You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. The next step is to enter your payment information.The Temple—they were sent there to build the second Temple of God, and that's the one that was still there extant at the time that Jesus Christ came. Only the Roman king, Herod (who was king over that part of the Roman Empire occupied by the Jews at that time) had added some to it, and had enlarged it somewhat; but it was the same Temple.