Rarely, if ever, does the modern body of Christ preach about the teachings and warnings of the anointed and Holy Spirit resident Old Testament prophets.
There are several reasons for this we surmise. Their message is not warm and fuzzy, ishy squishy mud between the toes that is so desired today. Their message comes from the OT where many discount the fact that “all Scripture is inspired and profitable…” meaning the first covenant.
Our brother Malachi was the last voice to proclaim the holiness and judgment of God before the hundreds of years of silence prior to the coming of Jesus Christ. He begins his four chapters with the sin of the leaders. They have the charge of leading the people in truth. Here they were failing at this, but thought they were spot on and doing God a favor. How deceived!
Notice the blanket rebuke, condemnation, and judgment. But like Moses, Aaron, Joshua, Caleb, and a small minority of the Israeli’s in the wilderness, there are always a few who are saved and walking holy but suffer along with the rest.
For every Joshua, there are millions of Saul’s hiding amidst God’s body. For every Kaleb, there are millions of Solomon’s who will not persevere to the very end. [Read more…]