Half Hearted

The Day God Comes | Malachi 3:16-4:6 |
Serious risks deserve serious warnings—which is what we hear as God’s message through Malachi ends. God warns of judgment and promises joy. Outline A Day of Distinction (3:16-18) A Day of Fire and Joy (4:3) Be ready for that Day (4:4-6) The Day is Now Matthew 11:7-15 Matthew 17:10-13 2 Peter 3:8-9

True Profit | Malachi 3:6-18 |
Have you ever missed out on a great business or investment opportunity? In this message from Malachi, we hear how God’s generosity in the gospel enables us to be generous. Outline A generous God (vv6-7, 17-18) who is robbed (vv8-11) and spoken against (vv13-15) Gospel generosity (2 Corinthians 8)

True Justice | Malachi 2:17-3:5 |
When we make a mistake, we often try to cover it up, hoping no one notices. Our sin is always seen—we can’t hide it from the God of Justice. But there’s good news—in Jesus, God has come to purify and refine his people, so we can be acceptable to him. Outline Where is the God of justice? (2:17; 3:5) An unwanted messenger (3:1-4) When the Lord comes (Mark 11:15-17; 15:38; 1 Peter 2:4-5)

True Faithfulness | Malachi 2:10-16 |
Broken promises break relationships. In this message from Malachi 2 we hear that God takes faithfulness seriously because he is a faithful God. Outline Unfaithful People (v10) who marry unfaithfully (vv11-12) who are unfaithful in marriage (vv13-16) Our Faithful God (Ephesians 5:31-33)

True Sacrifice and True Priest | Malachi 1:6-2:9 |
Will God accept second-best from his people and priests? In this message, we hear God’s response to his people’s disdain for him—ultimately a response of grace through Jesus, our great high priest and perfect sacrifice. Outline Giving Your Worst (1:6-14) Teaching the Worst (2:1-9) The Best Priest and Perfect Sacrifice (Hebrews 7:23-28)

True Love | Malachi 1:1-5 |
Do you think God loves you? Do you feel God’s love? In this message from Malachi 1, we see how God’s love is known not in our situation but in God’s salvation. Outline Meet Malachi (v1) How have you loved us? (vv2-5, Genesis 25) God’s choosing love (Romans 9) Do you know God’s love?