In light of God’s love for His people, Malachi is confronting and rebuking the priests, who were supposed to be God’s representative and worship leaders of Israel, in their lack of honor and reverence towards God. Evidenced by their complacency which resulted to the desecration of the altar and apathy towards God.
I. The Revealing Nature of the Offering (Mal 1:6-9)
II. The Rejection of the Offering (Mal 1:10-11)
III. The Downward Reality of Sin (Mal 1:12-14)