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1 The burden of the word of þe Lord to Israel by Malachi.

2 I haue loued you, sayth the Lord: yet yee say, Wherein hast thou loued vs? was not Esau Iacobs brother, sayth the Lord ? yet I loued Iacob,

3 And I hated Esau, and layde his mountaines, and his heritage waste, for the dragons of the wildernesse.

4 Whereas Edom sayth, Wee are impouerished, but we will returne and build the desolate places; Thus sayth the Lord of hostes, They shal build, but I will throw downe; and they shal call them, The border of wickednesse, & the people against whom the Lord hath indignation for euer.

5 And your eyes shall see, and yee shall say; The Lord will be magnified from the border of Israel.

6 A sonne honoureth his father, and a seruant his Master. If then I be a father, where is mine honour? and if I be a Master, where is my feare, saith the Lord of hostes, vnto you O priests, that despise my name? and yee say, Wherein haue we despised thy name?

7 Yee offer polluted bread vpon mine altar; and yee say, Wherein haue we polluted thee? In that yee say, The table of the Lord is contemptible.

8 And if hee offer the blind for sacrifice, is it not euill? and if yee offer the lame and sicke, is it not euill? offer it now vnto thy gouernour: will he be pleased with thee, or accept thy person, saith the Lord of hostes?

9 And now I pray you, beseech God, that hee will be gracious vnto vs: this hath beene by your meanes: will he regard your persons, saith the Lord of hostes?

10 Who is there euen among you that would shut the doores for nought? neither doe yee kindle fire on mine altar for nought. I haue no pleasure in you, saith the Lord of hostes, neither will I accept an offring at your hand.

11 For from the rising of the Sunne, euen vnto the going downe of the same my name shall be great among the Gentiles, and in euery place incense shall be offered vnto my name, and a pure offring: for my name shall be great among the heathen, saith the Lord of hostes.

12 But yee haue prophaned it, in that yee say; The table of the Lord is polluted, and the fruite thereof, euen his meate, is contemptible.

13 Yee said also; Behold what a wearinesse is it, and yee haue snuffed at it, saith the Lord of hostes, and yee brought that which was torne, and the lame, and the sicke: thus yee brought an offring: should I accept this of your hand, saith the Lord ?

14 But cursed be the deceiuer, which hath in his flocke a male, and voweth and sacrificeth vnto the Lord a corrupt thing: for I am a great King, saith the Lord of hostes, and my name is dreadfull among the heathen.


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Rich's Malachi Chapter 1 comment on 7/02/2015, 2:31pm...

The cattle rancher that brought a blind lamb to the priest is saying "this is the best God has given me ". The priest did not reject the offering saying "are all your lambs blind, I don 't think so, go back and bring your best "., this priest is then more to be condemned than the rancher, the priest should teach the truth. The fact of the matter is the priest is an unbeliever, he does not believe God sees, or knows or cares. Further, he really wants the sacrifices for himself.


Shirley johnson's Malachi Chapter 1 comment on 6/29/2015, 8:43pm...

GOD is to be honored in everything that we do as christans.He wants us to give Him our best and not take His favor and His mercy that He has so richly bestowed upon us.I thank God for having mercy upon us and giving us of His best,HIS SON JESUS CHRIST.


Christ's Malachi Chapter 1 comment on 3/31/2015, 2:09pm...

I 've been amazed at what I 've learn of Christ teaching, his diagram for living is truly amazing. if I understand it correctly we are all Christ life 's teaching is to prepare us to be spiritual free. Jesus Christ has declared that there is no limits to what everyone can do and become if we understand the resurrection story. Jesus regain his unity with God complete dominion over body and circumstances.


Elizabeth's Malachi Chapter 1 comment on 11/16/2014, 3:27am...

God requires from us a SINCERE relationship based on love and respect.. There is no room for deceit and manipulation in our relationship with Him. If we truly desire a good relationship with Him, then we must do it His way. Jesus said "why call me Lord and do not do the things that I say? "


Barbara Aday's Malachi Chapter 1 comment on 10/18/2014, 7:36am...

The Bible is great and this is what prepared us for the coming of the Lord.


Van's Malachi Chapter 1 comment on 9/19/2014, 3:57am...

Who am I to to think of God Almighty in terms less than awesome. Did He not speak me and my fellow man into existence. Did he not make woman from the fifth rib of Adam? Are we not all finely tuned creations of power way beyond our grasp? When I reflect on my yesterday 's and the forgiveness stacked one upon another I am further amazed and outwitted! Flabbergasted is the word! When I think about heaven and being part of the manifest GLORY appearing in my vision and senses I am the more amazed that My Father would allow me to register wonder at His creation! And be enamored by the declaration of His words of 1st Corinthians 2 9. "As is written , eye has not seen nor ear heard what God has prepared for those that love The Lord!


Marjorie's Malachi Chapter 1 comment on 9/02/2014, 1:20pm...

I believe that the Lord wants our very best in all we give Him. If we praise and worship Him with our mouth, but our thoughts are on what we have to do later that day then it is not our best. We have lost our fear of Him and put things in front of Him and He dont accept polluted worship. He wants our very best like what we would give the president of the United States or the Queen of England.


Ar's Malachi Chapter 1 comment on 7/25/2014, 2:52pm...

Of course we have to walk with God according to His commandments, but He does not ask for any sacrifice or that kind of offerings any more. Jesus paid with His blood on the cross for that once and for all. We are saved by His grace ,what He wants now is your acknowledgement for that, your repentance and then walk with HIM in order to have that special relationship with God.This is the New Testament. This is His unconditional love .


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