Malachi 3:16-4:6

Malachi 3:16-4:6 – Our Time in the Last Book of the Old Testament Comes to a close and Closes with the Lord Working a Response in the Hearts of the Remnant at the Time of Malachi… – Throughout the Book of Malachi God has Issued Reprimands and Now God – by Grace Alone – Works […]

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Applying Malachi

Applying Malachi – The Book of Malachi has an array of Reprimands that are Part of the Process of God’s Grace at Work in Us Moving us to be Obedient and Calling us to evaluate where we are and where we have been… What is it that God is Calling us to ask through His […]

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Malachi 3:7-3:15

Malachi 3:7-3:15 – Another Reprimand is given, and God’s Grace Flows to Us Through the Reprimand… Mal 3:7 From the days of your fathers you have turned aside from my statutes and have not kept them. Return to me, and I will return to you, says the Lord of hosts. But you say, ‘How shall […]

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Malachi 2:17-3:6

Malachi 2:17-3:6 – God’s Reprimands are Designed to Challenge our Hearts & to Move us to Evaluate Ourselves. His reprimands are used by the Holy Spirit in the Gift of Repentance/Obedience & are for our Blessing & for Equipping us to be a Blessing Malachi 2:17 You have wearied the Lord with your words. But […]

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Malachi 2:10-16

Malachi 2:10-16 – God’s Reprimands are Designed to: – Challenge our Hearts – Move us to Evaluate Ourselves – Used by the Holy Spirit in the Gift of Repentance/Obedience – For our Blessing – God’s Reprimands are not designed to: – limit or constrain – demean or beat down – In Malachi 2:10-16 a Series […]

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Malachi 1:2b-2:9

Malachi 1:2b-2:9 – At the Time of Malachi the Judahites were in in a self-serving mode Mal 1:2a “I have loved you,” says the Lord. But you say, “How have you loved us?” – God’s Answer Involves Symbolism God will move Malachi to Speak of Jacob and Esau. Where Jacob Represents Judah and Esau Represents […]

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Malachi 1:1-2a

Malachi 1:1-2a – Malachi Background – Written by Malachi in Judah – Almost nothing personally is known about Malachi – Written in 460 BC — about 60 years after Haggai — three generations later – Judah was one of 120 provinces in Persia – the Temple of Haggai was completed… but the Prosperity for Judah […]

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