Most of us here, those on Facebook and listening later on the radio know America has radically changed in the last 50 years. Sadly, America is no longer a “Christian nation” we are not guided by the principles of the Bible which Jesus demonstrated in His earthly ministry. Kingdom of Judah and Jerusalem in Malachi time was at best a shell of the Nation God called them to be. Malachi 2:17 – 3:6 speaks to them and us on this first Sunday of Advent 2021. A day of judgement is coming then......
The long years of exile the Hebrews developed a strong sense of superiority and exclusiveness of the Jews over the Gentiles. Only they were in the circle of God’s mercy and care, but not all Jews felt that way. There were those who understand the greatness of God’s love. They were the instruments of God to witness and bring salvation to the world. God’s call was to be nation of priests representing God in a fallen world. Jonah one was not who could not accept God’s love outside of his circle. The......