Malachi
Introduction

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Contradictions
Injustice
Absurdities
Cruelty and Violence
Intolerance
Good Stuff
Family Values
Language
Prophecy
Interpretation
Science and History
Women

Injustice in Malachi

  1. God hated Esau and gave his inheritance to the dragons. 1:3

  2. God hates the Edomites, and his hatred will last forever. Whenever the Edomites build something, God will tear it down. 1:4

  3. God continues to demand animal sacrifices. And not just any animals will do. He is insulted when blind, lame, or sick animals are killed for him. 1:7-14

  4. Give glory to God or he will curse you. 2:2

  5. "I also made you contemptible and base before all the people." 2:9

  6. God will curse you if you don't give him money and meat. 3:8-10

  7. God will burn "the wicked" and the "righteous" will walk around on their ashes. 4:1-3

  8. The Old Testament ends fittingly with these words: "lest I come and smite the earth with a curse." 4:6