Malachi Prophecies of
Barnabas, “son of consolation” (Acts 4:36)., a person Luke described as “a good man” (11:24), was chosen and sent by the Jerusalem church to investigate the mixed congregation of Jews and Gentiles in Syrian Antioch.
Jesus once asked his disciples, “Whom do men say that I the Son of man am” (Matt 16:13)? Who was Jesus anyway? Most people of His day viewed Him as some sort of prophet (John
Most of us live hurried lives. We are hard pressed at work, at home, and at church to accomplish more than a twenty-four hour day seems to allow. The demands are overwhelming. In fact, full
The contents of the book are comprised in four chapters. In the Hebrew text the third and fourth chapters (of the A.V.) form but “one. The whole consists of three sections, preceded by an” “introduction (Mal. 1:1-5), in which the prophet reminds Israel” of Jehovah’s love to them. The first section (1:6-2:9) contains a stern rebuke addressed to the priests who had despised the “name of Jehovah, and been leaders in a departure from his” “worship and from the covenant, and for their partiality in” administering the law. In the second (2:9-16) the people are rebuked for their intermarriages with idolatrous heathen. In the “third (2:17-4:6) he addresses the people as a whole, and warns” “them of the coming of the God of judgment, preceded by the” advent of the Messiah. “This book is frequently referred to in the New Testament (Matt. “11:10; 17:12; Mark 1:2; 9:11, 12; Luke 1:17; Rom. 9:13).”
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