Every hard word of rebuke that the LORD speaks to his people comes with a loving call to return to him. The evidence that the people have gone away from the LORD is laid out before them. They are cynical, claiming that there is no benefit in serving the LORD and keeping his commands. They […]
What is polluted worship and how does it affect us today? How does spiritual renewal lead to renewal in our relationships? Justin and Scott dive into these questions in this week’s podcast.
Spiritual renewal involves a renewed commitment to the people in our lives. From beginning to end, the Bible tells us that love for God and love for people are inseparable. Malachi speaks to several human relationships that need to be renewed. He focused on the marriage relationship because divorce had become a widespread practice. Malachi […]
Spiritual renewal requires the knowledge of God and his ways. Leaders and teachers bring this knowledge to God’s people that they may walk in life and peace. The priests of Malachi’s day failed in this regard. Their rebuke is designed to awaken us to faithfulness. Let us pray for leaders and teachers in the church […]