'Can you stand at my appearing
the coming of my day ?
I am the Lord you seek
You, that delight in all my way.

'For as the refiners fire
and as the fullers soap;
judgement begins in my own house
so does the church have hope ?

'For I will come to you in judgement
a swift witness I shall be;
against the sorcerers and adulterers
the false swearers that I see.

'I am against the oppressor
that lion amongst my sheep;
those shepherds that compel their life
it's for money they do seek.

'For I AM THE LORD, I change not
and this is what I say;
to the church that is my body
will you stand upon that Day ?

Malachi 3:1-6

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