"Certainly the day is coming! It will burn like a furnace. All arrogant people and all evildoers will be [like] straw. The day that is coming will burn them up completely," says the LORD of Armies. "It won't leave a single root or branch.
"The Sun of Righteousness will rise with healing in his wings for you people who fear my name. You will go out and leap like calves let out of a stall.
You will trample on wicked people, because on the day I act they will be ashes under the soles of your feet," says the LORD of Armies.
"Remember the teachings of my servant Moses, the rules and regulations that I gave to him at Horeb for all Israel.
"I'm going to send you the prophet Elijah before that very terrifying day of the LORD comes.
He will change parents' attitudes toward their children and children's attitudes toward their parents. If not, I will come and reclaim my land by destroying you."