The Messiah in Malachi

February 11, 2018 ()

Bible Text: Malachi 3:1-4; 4:2 |

Series:

Northwest Bible Church - Feb. 11, 2018 - Christ in the OT series - Alan Conner

The Messiah in Malachi

Intro

A. TWO MESSENGERS (Mal. 3:1-4).

Context:

1. The first messenger (Mal. 3:1).

a. His mission - Cf. Isa. 40:3-5; Mal. 4:5-6.

b. The fulfillment - Luke 1:17; Mt. 11:14; Mk. 1:6; Mt. 3:1-3;

2. The second Messenger (Mal. 3:1).

a. called “Lord” = Adonai, a name used often for God.

b. “Messenger of the covenant” -

c. He will come to His temple (Mal. 3:1).

d. He will purify the sons of Levi (Mal. 3:2-3).

B. THE SUN OF RIGHTEOUSNESS (Mal. 4:2).

1. The rising of the sun.

2. A great light. Isa. 9:2

3. The Sunrise from on high. Lk. 1:76-79.

Conclusion