As we read Haggai 1:7-8 we see the prophet telling God's people to consider their ways, and then get to work. Good works is not about getting to heaven or earning favor with God. That is accomplished on the cross and empty tomb. Loving and healthy relationships get to work. It's delight. Relationships begin to die when you put off the other and only serve yourself. The same is true for God. If we continually put him on hold, things will not go well in that relationship. So, rather than have a guilt trip, consider your ways and get to work!
What is your choice in pursuing God today? How are you planning on building his church? Too often we rely on what we did in the past. I'm sure those are good things. But today, how are you following Jesus? Haggai is the book where God's people were in the wrong, heard from God, but instead acted in repentance rather than ignore. Every day we wake up is a new day to consider our ways and put Jesus first. Let's get to it!