Jottings – Serious Business

Jottings

Referring to Malachi 2:1-9: “The penalty for failing to hear and respond to God was strong: three times the text mentions a curse that God would bring on the priests for their disobedience and unbelief. God’s name is serious business, and nothing pollutes it more than the misconduct of those whose business is to honor it.”

Walter C. Kaiser, The Preacher’s Commentary Series, Volume 23 : Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi. Nashville, Tennessee: Thomas Nelson Inc., p. 477.

 

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Jottings – Emotional Displays Vs. True Passion

Jottings

“Never confuse emotional displays with true passion for the Lord.”

Randy Amos commenting on Malachi 2:13-16 at Greenwood Hills 2nd Family Conference 2012.

 

 

 

 

 

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Jottings – Authentic Priesthood

Jottings

There are four areas in which God calls the priests of that day, and all believers everywhere, to be credible and authentic before the Living God:

  1. In Our Profession – Malachi 1:6–7
  2. In Our Gifts – Malachi 1:8–9
  3. In Our Service – Malachi 1:10–12
  4. In Our Time – Malachi 1:13–14

 

Walter C. Kaiser,The Preacher’s Commentary Series, Volume 23 : Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi. Nashville, Tennessee: Thomas Nelson Inc., p. 468. — Referring to Malachi Chapter 1

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