Contributed by Sam Mccormick on Aug 18, 2017
The prophet Malachi wrote that the Lord would send his messenger of the covenant, and asks, "who can stand when he appears? For he is like a refiner's fire and like fullers' soap." What is the answer to Malachi's question?
THE REFINER’S FIRE
I. Introduction – Malachi says that at his appearing Jesus will be like a refiner’s fire, or launderer’s soap.
The Israelites had a question, not unlike a question we might ask. Our main text is in answer to a question from the Israelites:
Mal 2:17 - You