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When the Jews returned to Jerusalem from captivity, they set out to rebuild the temple but quickly abandoned the effort. They instead rebuilt their own homes and lived in comfort saying that the time had not yet come to rebuild the Lord’s house. The prophet Haggai rebuked them for their misplaced priorities and shamed them for living in their paneled houses while the Lord’s house lie in ruins. In this broadcast of Let the Bible Speak we ask the question of the modern church: are we guilty of the same thing?