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Pamphlet 1805 Malachi kc 2-2

Is God fair? Is He a God of fairness?"
The answer is "Of course there is no unrighteousness with God"!
He is completely fair.
It is written that God is NOT a respecter of persons.
You get what is coming to you, both good and bad!

Malachi 1:1
The burden of the word of the LORD to Israel by Malachi.

The word "burden" means a divine oracle, a "warning" directly from the LORD TO (not concerning) Israel, even to the whole natural seedline of the house of Jacob as evidenced by the following verses 2-5. This oracle "to Israel" immediately separates the men from the boys, so to speak. In other words, it separates the true messengers of God from the apostate messengers, in that so few who teach God's Word today actually know who the true house of Israel is and where those sons of Jacob dwell this very day. In fact, many preachers do not make a distinction at all between an Hebrew, an Israelite, and a Jew.

But thank God for those few true teachers and messengers of God who do know His Word and who do know the history of the migrations of His people, for many glad hearts have now been turned back to their fathers in the discovery of who they are, of their true heritage, even many in this great nation being of true Israel, and the joyful knowledge that bond brings turns their hearts ever so more tenderly back to their heavenly Father.

If you are one who is not familiar with the migrations of the 10 northern tribes of Israel following their Assyrian captivity and where those tribes are located today, then log unto Pamphlet #1064 or Pamphlet #1020 under Table of Contents "Wisdom" on the this American Wisdom Series site. It will get you started in the right direction to understand the true heritage of the Christian nations today.

Hear now what the LORD has to say to His people, beginning with "I have loved you!"

Mal. 1:2
I have loved you, saith the LORD. Yet ye say, Wherein hast thou loved us? Was not Esau Jacob's brother? saith the LORD: yet I loved Jacob,
[3] And I hated Esau, and laid his mountains and his heritage waste for the dragons of the wilderness.
This is another statement that even further separates the men from the boys for this statement brings into question the "fairness" of God. We hear the question asked many times from people, "How is God Fair and Just?" "How can a loving God allow bad things to happen to people?" Or they ask, "How is it fair that some people are born in the USA and others in remote parts of the world?" Unfortunately we also hear these questions asked from many (even very prominent) ministers who should be knowledgeable enough in His Word to give an answer from Him, from His Word! After all, they are His messengers and are supposed to give His answer when asked a question, but you see, they have not studied the Word of God in detail enough to even know about the first earth age and the rebellion of Satan when he drew a third of God's children (Rev. 12:4) away from His mercy seat of truth and justice. You can read all about it in Ezekiel 28. The fact is, that first "falling away" is the very reason why we are here, why we had to be born from above ("anothen" in Greek) and come "walk under the sun" in flesh tabernacles and experience the first death before we return home in our spiritual bodies (Ecc. 12:7).

To wit, the entire Plan of God was laid out, as it is written in the stars in the uncorrupted Zodiac beginning with Virgo, even before the overthrow and destruction of that first earth age when God shook the mountains and knocked the earth slightly off its axis through true north and the earth became "tohu va bohu", which means utterly void and waste, and water covered the whole earth (Gen. 1:2). Yes, even the destiny of that "seed" we learned of in our introductory who would come serve Him in this final generation (Ps. 22) was predetermined then according to His purpose (Rom. 8). Of course the scoffers and the non-believers are clueless as to why one is born here or one is born there. They just call it "Life's Lottery"! Too bad, because if you trust in something as uncertain as a lottery in hopes of coming out on top, you're already a loser.

One of us is born here or one of us is born there based on what we did in the first earth age.

So how is it that God hated (which means to love less by comparison) Esau and loved Jacob? Let us go to Romans chapter nine and learn from our Father's Word.

Romans 9:10
And not only this; but when Rebecca also had conceived by one, even by our father Isaac;

[11] (For the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of Him that calleth;)

Notice that the sons were not yet even born! They were still "innocent" little babes yet in their mother's womb, but the plan of God and His purpose concerning the election was already laid out! You see, God already knew both of His sons, both Esau and Jacob, long before He placed their souls in the sacs of water in Rebecca's womb. Again, the destiny of God's elect, His children, was predetermined before the foundation of this earth age. Paul wrote of it in Ephes. 1:4-5 "According as He hath chosen us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love: [5] Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will." God also told Jeremiah that He knew him before he was placed in his mother's womb and that He had set him apart to be a prophet unto the nations... as it was so! Jeremiah 1:5: "Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations."

God knew and knows all of His children and exactly what they did in the "world that then was" (2 Pet. 3:6) before the overthrow of that first earth age. So God made the following statement concerning the brothers of Esau and Jacob.

[12] It was said unto her, The elder shall serve the younger.
And why would that be? Because God knew what Esau had done in the first earth age and He wasn't very pleased that he disesteemed Him, had no regard for Him, even as he would again demonstrate in the flesh!
[13] As it is written, Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated.
Again, this example is used both by Paul and by the Lord here in Malachi to raise the question "Is there unrighteousness (injustice) with God?" In other words, "Is God fair? Is He a God of fairness?" The answer is "Of course there is no unrighteousness with God"! He is completely fair. It is written that God is NOT a respecter of persons. You get what is coming to you, both good and bad! Acts 10:34 "Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons." You see, man just will not take the time to understand His Word and His plan.
[14] What shall we say then? Is there unrighteousness with God? God forbid.
Let's document why God had little regard for Esau and he deserved what he got, i.e. his lot and his portion. We pick up the story in Genesis where Esau had been out hunting fruitlessly and comes to Jacob claiming he is starving to death.
Genesis 25:32
And Esau said, Behold, I am at the point to die: and what profit shall this birthright do to me?
Esau could not see past the flesh!
[33] And Jacob said, Swear to me this day; and he sware unto him: and he sold his birthright unto Jacob.
He SOLD his birthright, even the double portion of his inheritance that goes to the first born? Wow! I sure hope he got millions of dollars for it! Let's see how much he actually sold it for.
[34] Then Jacob gave Esau bread and pottage of lentiles; and he did eat and drink, and rose up, and went his way: thus Esau despised his birthright.
Unbelievable! Esau SOLD OUT HIS CHILDREN'S BLESSINGS, even the blessings of the Russian people, for a bowl of red pottage! Won't he be "Mr. Popular" when the truth of matter is reveal to his people! He had no regard for his heritage! He "disesteemed" it! On a deeper level, it is his heavenly Father whom He "disesteemed", as in had no regard or respect for.

And so it is written in Malachi 1:3 that God "laid his mountains and his heritage waste for the dragons (jackals) of the wilderness." Just take a look at the land of Esau, the land of Russia, today. The entire country lies north of our northern parallel. They have not been blessed with a fruitful plain as America (Jacob) has, the "bread basket" of the world, and so it is even to this very day Esau comes to Jacob with his bowl held out to be filled with our golden grain.

Malachi 1:4
Whereas Edom saith, We are impoverished, but we will return and build the desolate places; thus saith the LORD of hosts, They shall build, but I will throw down; and they shall call them, The border of wickedness, and, The people against whom the LORD hath indignation for ever.
Can man build without God? Whatever Esau tries to do without God, shall be thrown down. It is written. Read the great book of Obadiah how Esau, Russia, built up a confederacy called the USSR to rival the West, the house of Jacob, and then read how it collapsed exactly as it is written... according to His purpose.

To be called "the border of wickedness" means that it shall be called the territory or land of the lawless, even a "Red Nation" of communism and oppression, even a land whose godless system despises, disesteems, God's name. Former President Ronald Reagan referred to it as the "Evil Empire"! That does not mean that there are not many good Christians in the land of Esau, but we speak of the ungodly and unholy system of government.

How is it though that it is written that God has "indignation for ever" against Esau. You will learn from reading the Book of Obadiah that Esau has a perpetual hatred of his brother Jacob, and as long as that hatred exists the LORD shall have indignation against him.

[5] And your eyes shall see, and ye shall say, The LORD will be magnified from the border of Israel.
It shall be Israel that shall lift up His name in all the earth because that's His plan, according to His purpose.

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