Monthly Archives: December 2014

Covenant of Life and Peace Malachi 2:5

As the Lord God addressed the priests of Israel through the prophet Malachi, He pointed out their lack of hearing Him and laying what He had to say to heart. Because of their actions, the Lord promised that He would … Continue reading

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You Shall Know Malachi 2:4

The Lord God of Israel warned the priests concerning not hearing Him and laying to heart what He had to say. The Lord was concerned with their contemptible worship, and if they would not listen to Him, He told them … Continue reading

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Corrupt Seed and Dung Malachi 2:3

As the Lord God addressed the priests of Israel through the prophet Malachi, He told them if they did not hear Him, lay His commandments their hearts, and give glory to Him, He would curse them and their blessings. In … Continue reading

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If You Will Not Malachi 2:2

After directing His attention toward the nation of Israel for their contemptible behavior in worship toward Him, the Lord God through Malachi directed His attention specifically to their spiritual leaders – the priests. In chapter two and verse two we … Continue reading

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O You Priests Malachi 2:1

When we read the Bible, we should remember that the chapters and verses were added by scholars long ago to make it easier for us to locate particular verses, passages and stories within the scriptures. In their original form they … Continue reading

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The Cursed Deceiver Malachi 1:14

Worship of the Lord God became “weariness” to Israel, and they “snuffed” at it as well. Though they were to be a people who worshiped the Lord with the best of sacrifices and offerings, they gave moldy bread and sickly … Continue reading

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The Weariness of Worship Malachi 1:13

The prophet Malachi recored the words of the Lord to the nation of Israel and began by sharing God’s love for them. Although the Lord did love them, He found that they were offering their sacrifices of worship to Him … Continue reading

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