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The final book of the Old Testament shows us how history will end—with questions for, objections to, and quarrels with God. But as it was in Malachi’s day, God will get the final say. Topics explored in this sermon include...

Malachi 3:6–18 is the epicenter of prosperity theology—the idea that you give to God in order to get. But the biblical truth is, if we love God, we will use money; if we love money, we will use God—to get...

Where there is high trust, there are fewer questions. Conversely, where there is low trust, there are far more questions. In Malachi, the people’s questions become increasingly frequent and soon turn into accusations against God’s goodness. God’s response? A promise...

The book of Malachi tells us that the most important decision we’ll make is deciding who will be our God. The second is deciding whom we’ll marry. Directed at singles and married couples, this sermon offers practical advice on how...

As valuable as experiences are, we don’t always know what to do with them apart from teaching. The Bible contains a lot of teaching, a lot of teachers, and a lot of exhortations for teachers. We know that a good...

God’s leaders are to be examples. Yet in Malachi 1:6­–14, God rebukes the priests, asking over and over how it is that they’ve forgotten who he is. God looks down at their tithes and offerings and says, “This isn’t just...

The book of Malachi closes the Old Testament canon with an illustration of what Israel has become—children who have been placed on the Father’s lap only to slap him in the face. But God, through his messenger Malachi, seeks to...