Saturday, March 13, 2010
Malachi 2:11 -- Broken Faith
Malachi selected Judah for special censure, but the post-exilic Judah was more a territory than one of the twelve tribes. Centered in Jerusalem and noted as the location of “the sanctuary the Lord loves,” Judah symbolized all the Nehemiah and Ezra had tried to restore. The broken faith that had precipitated the exile had returned, however; and God was not pleased.