Learning the lessons of history, avoiding the mistakes of the past
“The sovereign Lord is my strength: He makes my feet like the feet of a deer: He enables me to tread on the heights …” (Hab.3.19)
The return from exile provides some very helpful and timely lessons, not least for ourselves as lockdown restrictions are eased and we’re able to get back to the pattern of life we once knew!
The book of Malachi dates from this period in Israel’s history, and speaks very directly into it. This final book of the Old Testament has a message which every generation of God’s people needs to hear, our own not least in the changed and changing contours of today’s spiritual landscape.