Haggai was the tenth prophet of The Twelve Prophets and he lived in the sixth century BC. His mission was to motivate the people to finish rebuilding the Second Temple. His Temple Prophecy was later interpreted to refer to Jesus Christ.
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Elijah prophesies to Israel (1 Kings 17:1-24)
Elijah was a prophet in the Old Testament who lived in the northern kingdom of Israel in the ninth century BC. Elijah came from Tishbe near the River Jordan. Like St John the Baptist, he was known for wearing a distinctive shaggy cloak and a leather belt.
Joshua crosses the Jordan (Joshua 3:1-4:24)
The supernatural crossing of the River Jordan by Joshua and the Israelites is one of the many water-related miracles described in the Bible. It was a sign of God’s power and a confirmation of Joshua’s authority. It also explains why the Jordan is considered such a special river.
The Lamentations (Lamentations 4:20)
The Book of Lamentations is a collection of five songs about the destruction of Jerusalem by the Babylonians in 587 BC. They were written afterwards, to give expression to the grief felt by the people of the city, who by then were living in exile. As mourning songs, they were also an attempt to make sense of the disaster.