God’s People in the Minority

Your Words are Hard Against Me

Text Malachi 3:13-4:3 Summary God hears the conversations of the people of Israel as they talk amongst themselves. The Israelites see serving God as empty, pointless….vain. They see the Persians around them prospering despite testing God and questioning God’s character. God challenges them by laying out His plan for those who fear Him.

You Profaned the Covenant

Text: Malachi 2:10-16 One of the defining characteristics of God is faithfulness. God is, always has been, and will always be faithful. We were created to reflect His faithfulness, but sin corrupted our hearts so all of us are, at some point, unfaithful. God’s people misrepresent Him when they are unfaithful. They represent Him best…

I Have Loved You

Text: Malachi 1:1-5 God’s people are under Persian rule.  They had refused to repent and God judged them.  But He remained faithful to them while they remained unfaithful to Him.  During this time the Jews questioned God’s love for them.  God’s people have always questioned that.  God answered the Jews by speaking through Malachi.  He answers…