Church discipline is not the most favourite topic of pastors or parishioners in our age, but there will be no correctness in the Church without correction.
Martin Luther once said, There are only two days on my calendar, this day and that day. The idea that life could be distilled down to two things is compelling. What is it about that day that can bring such focus to life.
When Haggai rebukes the people, he refers to three places, or spheres of work, where the people can apply themselves to: homes; hills; and the House of the Lord.
We have a lesson in prayer here. Daniel models for us how to pray and what to pray.