The Burden of the Word of the Lord: Introduction to Malachi (Malachi 1:1-2)
As the people of God forgot God’s covenant love for them, they grew lukewarm in their relationship with Him.
What happens when we forget God’s covenant love for us?
A. We stop worshiping (1:6-10)
B. We stop being witnesses (2:17)
C. We stop Supporting His Work (3:6-9)
D. We stop Caring (3:13-15)
Malachi is a call to covenant renewal among God’s people – a call to “recommitment” in reaction to God’s grace to us.
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1:1 The oracle of the word of the Lord to Israel by Malachi.
2 “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 (ESV)