The countdown to the end of the world in Malachi 4 presents a summary description of what will be the lot of the wicked in the final destruction. What is being described seems to coincide with the testimonies of prophets like Isaiah, Jeremiah and John. What is significant about this prediction in the book of Malachi is the commentary on the final efforts that God will make to salvage sinners prior to “the great and dreadful day of the Lord” (Mal. 4:5), and the eternal destiny of the redeemed.

The prediction of a fiery destruction

According to the first verse of Malachi 4, the Lord will send fire upon the earth which will burn up the wicked and bring them to ashes. This particular verse is very interesting because it seems to contradict…

Source by Steve Sterling