God's judgment on the wicked,
Malachi 4:1 For behold, the day commeth that shall burne as an ouen, and all the proude, yea, and all that doe wickedly, shall be stubble, and the day that commeth, shall burne them vp, sayeth the Lorde of hostes, and shall leaue them neither roote nor branche.
and his blessing on the good.
Malachi 4:2 But vnto you that feare my Name, shall the sunne of righteousnesse arise, and health shall be vnder his wings, and ye shall goe forth, & growe vp as fat calues. Malachi 4:3 And ye shall treade downe the wicked: for they shall be dust vnder the soles of your feete in the day that I shall doe this, sayeth the Lorde of hostes.
He exhorteth to the study of the Law,
Malachi 4:4 Remember the lawe of Moses my seruant, which I commanded vnto him in Horeb for all Israel with the statutes and iudgements.
and telleth of Elijah's coming and office.
Malachi 4:5 Beholde, I will sende you Eliiah the Prophet before the comming of the great and fearefull day of the Lord. Malachi 4:6 And he shall turne the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with cursing.