Malachi 1:2; Malachi 1:6-7
The Lord said, "I have loved you." But you ask, "How have you loved us?" The Lord said, "Esau and Jacob were brothers. I loved Jacob,
The Lord All-Powerful says, "A child honors his father, and a servant honors his master. I am a father, so why don't you honor me? I am a master, so why don't you respect me? You priests do not respect me. "But you ask, 'How have we shown you disrespect?'
"You have shown it by bringing unclean food to my altar. "But you ask, 'What makes it unclean?' "It is unclean because you don't respect the altar of the Lord.