Enjoying Covenant Blessings
Take God's word now and turn if you will please to the book of Malachi. That's an easy book to find because it's the last book in the Old Testament. Now, we're speaking from the book of Malachi in a series called, God's Word for the end of an age. And the book of Malachi is the last book in the Old Testament and it got the people ready for the first coming of the Lord Jesus Christ. But in many ways, it is God's Word to get us ready for the second coming of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. And it is still God's Word for the end of an age. And there's so much that we need to learn in this book. Now, you know all around Christians are discouraged because of the scandals that have been in the realm of a television evangelism, and other things that have happened. And, huh, we've gone around with our heads almost between our knees saying, dear dear Lord, if there's a word that would describe the whole situation, it would have to be disgrace and reproach. And Americans are losing it seems their confidence in all of the institutions. We've had Watergate, Koreagate, and now Pearly-gate, and everything else, and people are saying, Oh, what is going to come next? Well, I want to encourage you, dear friend, and tell you that uh there have always been these kind of situations but thank God, God remains true, God remains faithful, God keeps his Word, God keeps his covenant. And that's what we're going to learn today in the book of Malachi, as I'm speaking to you today on this subject, How to enjoy covenant blessings, no matter what happens. Malachi chapter 2. And now, O ye priests, this commandment is for you. If ye will not hear, and if ye will not lay it to heart to give glory unto my name, saith the Lord of Hosts, I will even send a curse upon you, and I will curse your blessings. Now what that means is, every time a priest says I bless you, God said, I'll turn it into a cursing. And these priests who have forg ...
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