Outlines – Book 39: Malachi (20160818)

Malachi Outlines

Disclaimer: These outlines are, to the best of my knowledge, original materials.  Where appropriate, acknowledgement is given for “inspirtation”. Content is intended to be mostly devotional in nature, although doctrine may “slip in.” Long-term intent is to post at least one outline for every chapter of the Bible.

Keith Anthony, 18 August 2017.

Malachi 1 Outline

A Religion of Indifference

  1. Their Safekeeping was Confirmed (Malachi 1:1-5)
  2. Their Sacrifices were Condemned (Malachi 1:6-8)
  3. The Sick were Contributed (Malachi 1:8)
  4. Their Substance was Corrupt (Malachi 1:9-11)
  5. Their Shallowness was Cursed (Malachi 1:12-14)
  6. Their Service was Contemptible (Malachi 1:12)
  7. Their Swearing were Counterfeit (Malachi 1:4)

Malachi 2 Outline

Bad Heart, Bad Religion

  1. A Commandment Sent (Malachi 2:1, 4)
  2. The Curse Seen (Malachi 2:2)
  3. Corrupt Seed (Malachi 2:3)
  4. Covenant Spoiled (Malachi 2:5, 10, 14)
  5. Commission of Sacrilege (Malachi 2:11)
  6. Covering that is Sorry (Malachi 2:13, 16)
  7. Confusion over Sin (Malachi 2:17)

Malachi 3 Outline

The Forerunner

Introduction: The forerunner arrives, preparing the way for the Messiah.
But, this forerunner, correctly seen as John the Baptist, has a specific (and
misunderstood) message

  1. A Sent Messenger (Malachi 3:1)
  2. A Sudden Manifestation (Malachi 3:1)
  3. A Sought Messiah (Malachi 3:1)
  4. A Specific Message (Malachi 3:2)
  5. Silver Made Pure (Malachi 3:3)
  6. Strangers Mistreated (Malachi 3:5)
  7. Separating Men (Malachi 3:18)

Malachi 4 Outline

A Pure, and Thorough, Judgment

  1. A Brutal Day (Malachi 4:1, 5) (“dreadful” in Malachi 4:5)
  2. A Burning Day (Malachi 4:1)
  3. A Beholden Day (Malachi 4:2)
  4. A Bright Day (Malachi 4:2)
  5. A Blessed Day (Malachi 4:2)
  6. A Broken Day (Malachi 4:3) the opposite of the ”blessed” day for God’s
    people, it will be a day where God’s enemies and rejectors will be trodden
    under the soles of feet
  7. A Burdensome Day (Malachi 4:6) the Old Testament ends with the word “curse” as there will always be those who refuse God’s way
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