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The Wicked and the Righteous
Malachi 3:13-18
The difference between righteous and wicked
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Published October 12th, 2020
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The wicked are the person that does not obeyed God and will be condemn while the righteous are the one's who feared the Lord and will have the scroll of remembrance.
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Malachi 3:13-18
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g “Your words have been hard against me, says the Lord .
The Lord says, your words have been hard against me.
“You have criticized me sharply,” 23 says the Lord , “but you ask, ‘How have we criticized you?’
h But you say,
Yet you say,
‘How have we spoken against you?’
How have we spoken against you?
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You have said,
This is what you have said,
You have said, ‘It is useless to serve God. How have we been helped 24 by keeping his requirements and going about like mourners before the Lord who rules over all? 25
i ‘It is vain to serve God.
that it is useless to serve God.
j What is the profit of our keeping his charge
because there is no profit in keeping his charge
or of walking as in mourning before the Lord of hosts?
or walking around looking sad before the Lord of host.
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And now we call k the arrogant blessed.
because the arrogant are blessed
So now we consider the arrogant to be happy; indeed, those who practice evil are successful. 26 In fact, those who challenge 27 God escape!’”
k Evildoers not only prosper
in other words evildoers not only prosper
but l they put God to the test
but they put God to the test
and they escape.’”
then they still scape.
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Then those who feared the Lord m spoke with one another.
On the other hand those who feared the Lord spoke with one another.
Then those who respected 28 the Lord spoke to one another, and the Lord took notice. 29 A scroll 30 was prepared before him in which were recorded the names of those who respected the Lord and honored his name.
The Lord paid attention
then the Lord paid attention
and heard them,
then heard them,
and n a book of remembrance was written before him of those who feared the Lord and esteemed his name.
as a result a book of remembrance was written before him of those who feared the Lord and obeyed his name
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“They shall be mine,
Then they shall be mine,
“They will belong to me,” says the Lord who rules over all, “in the day when I prepare my own special property. 31 I will spare them as a man spares his son who serves him.
says the Lord of hosts,
says the Lord of host,
o in the day when I make up p my treasured possession,
in the day when I make up my treasured ppossession,
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and I will spare them
then I will spare them
as a man spares his son who serves him.
just like a man spares his son who serves him.
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Then once more you shall q see the distinction between the righteous
So then once more you shall see the distinction between the righteous
Then once more you will see that I make a distinction between 32 the righteous and the wicked, between the one who serves God and the one who does not.
and the wicked,
and the wicked,
between one who serves God
between one who serves God
and one who does not serve him.
and one who does not serve him.
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