Malachi 3:1 The Coming of Yahweh

“Behold I sending messenger of Me and he will prepare Way before Me, and suddenly He will Come to temple of Him the Lord, Whom you seeking, and the Messenger of the Covenant, Whom you delighted behold Coming says Yahweh of Hosts” (Literal English from the Hebrew)

It is very clear from this passage in Malachi, which is a Prophecy of the Coming of Yahweh, as Spoken by Yahweh Himself.

The first “mălʼâk”, messenger, is none other than John the Baptist. As we read in Mark 1:1-4

“The beginning of the Good News of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.  As it is written in the prophets, “Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who will prepare your way before you:  the voice of one crying in the wilderness, ‘Make ready the way of the Lord! Make his paths straight!’”  John came baptizing in the wilderness and preaching the baptism of repentance for forgiveness of sins”

The citation in this passage in Mark, is from two Prophecies in the Old Testament, on the Great Coming of Yahweh. The first is from the passage in Malachi 3:1, and the second, from Isaiah 40:3-5:

“The voice of one who calls out, “Prepare the way of Yahweh in the wilderness! Make a level highway in the desert for our God.  Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low. The uneven shall be made level, and the rough places a plain. Yahweh’s glory shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together; for the mouth of Yahweh has spoken it.”

In both passages, we have The Speaker as Yahweh Himself, Who Speaks of His own Coming.

The second “mălʼâk”, we have in Malachi 3:1, is “The Messenger of the Covenant”, Who is also “The Lord (hā·’ā·ḏō·wn)”, Jesus Christ.

The Way prepared by John the Baptist, is for the Coming of Yahweh Himself, Who is none other than the Lord Jesus Christ. The Four Gospel Accounts are very clear, that the passage in Isaiah, is fulfilled in the First Coming of the Lord Jesus Christ, which is also The Coming of ʼĕlôhîym.

It is abundantly clear from the actual Testimony of Scripture, that The Coming of Jesus Christ, is the fulfilment of Old Testament Prophecy, for The Coming of Yahweh.

It is beyond comprehension, how some would argue, that Jesus Christ is in any way “inferior” to God the Father, and not Almighty God? The Testimony from the very Word of God, in the Holy Bible, clearly Teaches, that God the Son, Himself Yahweh, was the Person Who Came, Who was Born of the Virgin Mary.

There is not a single verse in the entire 66 Books of the Holy Bible, that says, God the Father ever came to earth!

Both passages of Prophecy in the Old Testament, are literally fulfilled in The Coming of The Lord Jesus Christ.

We have in Malachi and Isaiah, Jesus Christ as referred to as Yahweh and ʼĕlôhîym, which is impossible to be used for a created person, or anyone who is not Almighty God. The Name Yahweh means the Uncreated, Eternal, Self-Existing, Creator God.

Anyone who will still believe in the heresy, that Jesus Christ is a created person, and not coequal with God the Father, especially when the Bible Teaches that He is, has been deceived by the father of lies, the devil!

No other conclusion can be arrived at, from the Testimony of Scripture, as we see, that Jesus Christ is indeed Himself, YHWH, and therefore 100% COEQUAL with God the Father, in the Eternal Godhead.