Our Bible study for the week of January 27th is on the book of Malachi. Below is a link to the video, along with the Bible passages we read with the discussion questions. If you want to add your comments and perhaps start on online conversation about these texts, visit our Facebook page and find the post for this Bible study.

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READ 1:1-5                What contrast is being made between Jacob (Israel) and Esau (Edom)? Why?

READ 1:6-11              Who is the target of the Lord’s questions in vs. 6-8? What is wrong with their gift-giving?

 READ 2:10-16            How has Judah broken faith? With whom? Why does God hate divorce? What challenges do mixed-faith marriages face?

 READ 3:1-5                How does God promise to deal with the people’s disobedience? Where in the New Testament do we hear this kind of language?

READ 3:6-12              How have the people “robbed” God? What promise does God give them?

READ 3:13-18            What is the complaint of the people in this section? What promise does God give here?

READ 4:1-5                How does this last chapter of Malachi serve as a bridge to the New Testament? What is the significance of God “turning the hearts of father to their children, and the hearts of children to their fathers?”