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Jun 25, 2023

Scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:1-9

The church at Corinth was founded during Paul's second missionary journey.  The account in Acts 18 records that Paul spent 18 months in Corinth on that trip and helped to establish a community of believers there.  It was three years later, while on his third missionary journey,...

Jun 18, 2023

Scripture Reading: Malachi 2:10-16

In a day in which marriage is falling out of what is normative, it is relevant, and even critical, to know that God cares about marriage.  Further, as the Designer of marriage, He has defined what it is and has given laws to govern it. Marriage was designed to be the lifelong union...

Jun 11, 2023

Scripture Reading: Malachi 3:13-18

At issue in this passage is a failure to understand God's patience in postponing His judgment on the wicked.  The Israelites had concluded that God had not blessed the righteous, nor had He punished the wicked.

Being oblivious to their sins, the Jews had reasoned that God had slighted...

Jun 4, 2023

Scripture Reading: Malachi 3:6-12

One of the sins of the Israelites in Malachi's time was the failure to give the tithes which the Mosaic law had prescribed.  The law required that the Jews pay ten percent of their income/produce to the Levites and to the temple (Num 18:21-26; Deut 14:22-27).  God justly accused the...