Posts with the tag “malachi”
The Great and Awesome Day
May 22nd, 2023
“Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the great and awesome day of the LORD comes. And he will turn the hearts of fathers to their children and the hearts of children to their fathers, le...
May 21st, 2023
“Remember the law of my servant Moses, the statutes and rules that I commanded him at Horeb for all Israel.Malachi 4:4+RememberWhat does it mean to remember? In this verse God’s people are called upo...
The Book of Remembrance
May 20th, 2023
Then those who feared the LORD spoke with one another. The LORD paid attention and heard them, and a book of remembrance was written before him of those who feared the LORD and esteemed his name. “The...
Why Oh, Lord?
May 19th, 2023
“Your words have been hard against me, says the LORD. But you say, ‘How have we spoken against you?’ You have said, ‘It is vain to serve God. What is the profit of our keeping his charge or of walking...
The One and Only Time
May 18th, 2023
Bring the full tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. And thereby put me to the test, says the LORD of hosts, if I will not open the windows of heaven for you and pour down for...
Return to the Lord
May 17th, 2023
For I the Lord do not change; therefore you, O children of Jacob, are not consumed. 7 From the days of your fathers you have turned aside from my statutes and have not kept them. Return to me, and I w...
Preparing the Way of the Lord
May 16th, 2023
Behold, I send my messenger, and he will prepare the way before me. And the Lord whom you seek will suddenly come to his temple; and the messenger of the covenant in whom you delight, behold, he is co...
The Lord Accuses the People
May 15th, 2023
You have wearied the Lord with your words. But you say, “How have we wearied him?” By saying, “Everyone who does evil is good in the sight of the Lord, and he delights in them.” Or by asking, “Where i...
People are Faithless
May 14th, 2023
Judah has been faithless, and abomination has been committed in Israel and in Jerusalem. For Judah has profaned the sanctuary of the Lord, which he loves, and has married the daughter of a foreign god...
Restored and Made New
May 13th, 2023
10 Have we not all one Father? Has not one God created us? Why then are we faithless to one another, profaning the covenant of our fathers? Malachi 2:10Restored and Made NewThe Lord created us becaus...
May 12th, 2023
“And now, O priests, this command is for you. 2 If you will not listen, if you will not take it to heart to give honor to my name, says the Lord of hosts, then I will send the curse upon you and I wil...
May 11th, 2023
By offering polluted food upon my altar. But you say, ‘How have we polluted you?’ By saying that the Lord’s table may be despised. 8 When you offer blind animals in sacrifice, is that not evil? And wh...
Father and Master of All
May 10th, 2023
“A son honors his father, and a servant his master. If then I am a father, where is my honor? And if I am a master, where is my fear? says the LORD of hosts to you, O priests, who despise my name. But...
The Truth of His Love
May 9th, 2023
I have laid waste his hill country and left his heritage to jackals of the desert.” If Edom says, “We are shattered but we will rebuild the ruins,” the LORD of hosts says, “They may build, but I will ...
The Lord’s Love
May 8th, 2023
I have loved you,” says the LORD. But you say, “How have you loved us?” “Is not Esau Jacob’s brother?” declares the LORD. “Yet I have loved Jacob but Esau I have hated.Mal 1:2–3a+The Lord’s LoveGod re...
A Fickle Bunch
May 7th, 2023
The oracle of the word of the LORD to Israel by Malachi.Malachi 1:1+A Fickle BunchWe are a fickle bunch of people. Always complaining and then when we get our way ignoring the blessings, as we turn to...