6:15 those who are far off. These are the nations who join in the Messiah’s task of rebuilding the temple. This reflects Haggai’s teaching that the nations will bring their wealth to the temple (Hag. 2:7 note). Since the church of Christ is the temple in this age, Gentiles build the temple by building the church, the living body of Christ on earth (1 Pet. 2:5).