VI. Outline

VI. Outline

Malachi deals with a subject of immediate importance to the author. His concerns rise out of issues that he sees in the religious life of the community. It may be outlined in the following manner.

  1. Superscription (1:1)
  2. God's Love for Israel (1:2-5)
  3. Honor Belongs to the Lord (1:6-2:9)
  4. The Sin of Divorce (2:10-16)
  5. The Day of Judgment (2:17-3:5)
  6. On Robbing God (3:6-12)
  7. Triumph of Righteousness (3:13-4:6)