Malachi Chapter 3

Christ Instructing His Disciples about the Completion of the Age

Watch therefore for you know not in what hour your Lord comes. See scripture links in Mark 13:33 and Luke 21:36. Also 1 Thess.5:1-4.

Malachi 3:1

Matthew 24:42,43 (P,M)

Mark 13:33

Link with Matt. 24:42.

Luke 12:39

Luke 21:36

Link with Matt. 24:42.

1 Thessalonians 5:1-4

May look forward to John the Baptist, like Mal.3:1 but probably more a future bearing of the two witnesses in Rev.11:3 who are like, or are actually Moses and Elijah.

Malachi 3:1

Isaiah 40:3-5

Malachi 4:4-6 (P)

Matthew 17:10-13

Mark 9:4,11-13

Luke 1:17

Luke 9:30,31

Revelation 11:3-12

The Coming Messiah

Messiah coming suddenly into His temple. See references below to His first coming in v 1 and second coming v 2. Between these verses is a gap of the time of the mystery. O.T. prophets saw this as one event. See similar link in Is.61:1-3 & Dan.9:24-27.

Malachi 3:1-4 (P,M)

Psalms 69:9

See link in John 2:17,related to the Lord cleansing the temple.

Isaiah 1:25

His second coming to purge away dross.

Isaiah 56:7

Temple should have been a house of prayer for all nations. See link in Mark 11:15-17.

Ezekiel 45:13-25 (P)

As in Mal.3:4,offerings are resumed in the millennium.

Matthew 21:12,13

His coming into the temple to cleanse it.

Mark 11:15-17

His coming into the temple to cleanse it.

Luke 19:45,46

His coming into the temple to cleanse it.

John 2:14-17

His coming into the temple to cleanse it.

JT v48, pp524

Prepare Ye the Way in the Wilderness

John the Baptist as forerunner of Christ. See most references in Isaiah 40:3-5.

Malachi 3:1 (P,M)

Isaiah 40:3-5

Prepare Ye the Way in the Wilderness

John the Baptist preparing the way for Christ.

Malachi 3:1

Also may have a future bearing.

Isaiah 40:3-5 (P,M)

Malachi 4:4-6

Matthew 3:1-4,11,12

Matthew 11:13,14

Mark 1:4-8

Luke 1:17

Luke 3:3-6

Luke 7:24-28

John 1:23,24

JND v11, pp132

JND Collected writings. Note comments from Chs. 40-50 of Isaiah ect.

Offerings - Levitical and Millennial

Oblation, peace and drink offerings added here. See also Ezekiel 40:39-43 for burnt,sin and trespass offerings. Look at Leviticus 1:3-7 for references, comparing Leviticus to Ezekiel. See further references in Is.,Jer.,and Mal.,below. See chart Lev.23.

Malachi 3:4

Leviticus 1:3-7

Isaiah 66:20-23

Jeremiah 33:18

Ezekiel 40:39-43

Ezekiel 45:18-25 (P)

The land married ( Beulah ).

Malachi 3:12

Isaiah 62:4 (G)


All nations call her blessed. A delightsome land, see links to "beulah", "married" in Isaiah 62:4 and "beauty" in Dan. 8:9. Also the Millennium in Psalm 72:1-19.

Malachi 3:12 (P)

Psalms 72:1-19

Isaiah 62:4

See footnotes "d" & "e" in

Daniel 8:9

See footnote "f" in

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

Michael helping the faithful remnant of Israel at the time of the Tribulation. Note also how the 144,000 are protected in Rev.7&14 and those that flee to safety in Matt.24:16. Also see the idea of how the remnant in Malachi were spared, Mal.3:16-18.

Malachi 3:16-18

Isaiah 12:2

Daniel 12:1 (P)

Joel 3:2

Matthew 24:16

Mark 13:19

JND v2, pp364

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp110-111

The Remnant

Jehovah observing the faithful remnant in the time of a lapse in the recovery in Malachi, but also looking on to the future day of the remnant. See links in Isaiah 10:20-22. Written in the book, see references in Psalm 56:8 and Dan.12:1.

Malachi 3:16-18 (P)

See also book 2 of the Psalms which is the people driven out and a small seed left.(see also chart of headings of the Psalms).

Psalms 56:8

Isaiah 10:20-22

Daniel 12:1

JND v11, pp124,125

JND Collected writings.

Feelings of the remnant: "written in the book". See Jer.17:13, "written in the earth"; compare to Luke 10:20, "written in the heavens"; and Phil.4:3, "names in the book of life".

Malachi 3:16-18

Psalms 56:8 (G)

Jeremiah 17:13

Luke 10:20

Philippians 4:3