Micah

Micah 7

Read micah 7 Israel’s Misery 7 What misery is mine! I am like one who gathers summer fruit     at the gleaning of the vineyard; there is no cluster of grapes to eat,     none of the early figs that I crave. 2 The faithful have been swept from the land;     not one upright person remains. Everyone lies in wait to shed …

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Micah 6

Read micah 6 The Lord’s Case Against Israel 6 Listen to what the Lord says: “Stand up, plead my case before the mountains;     let the hills hear what you have to say. 2 “Hear, you mountains, the Lord’s accusation;     listen, you everlasting foundations of the earth. For the Lord has a case against his people;     he is lodging a charge against Israel. 3 “My people, what have …

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Rest Day

Rest Day Today is a Rest Day. There is no new Bible reading to do. Today, the goal is simple: rest in the presence of God. Maybe you need to use today to get caught up on the reading plan if you’re behind, maybe you want to journal what you’re learning so you don’t forget …

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Micah 5

Read micah 5 A Promised Ruler From Bethlehem 5 Marshal your troops now, city of troops,     for a siege is laid against us. They will strike Israel’s ruler     on the cheek with a rod. 2 “But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah,     though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me     one who will …

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Micah 4

Read Micah 4 The Mountain of the Lord 4 In the last days the mountain of the Lord’s temple will be established     as the highest of the mountains; it will be exalted above the hills,     and peoples will stream to it. 2 Many nations will come and say, “Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord,     to the …

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Micah 3

Read micah 3 Leaders and Prophets Rebuked 3 Then I said, “Listen, you leaders of Jacob,     you rulers of Israel. Should you not embrace justice, 2     you who hate good and love evil; who tear the skin from my people     and the flesh from their bones; 3 who eat my people’s flesh,     strip off their skin     and break their …

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Micah 2

Read Micah 2 Human Plans and God’s Plans 2 Woe to those who plan iniquity,     to those who plot evil on their beds! At morning’s light they carry it out     because it is in their power to do it. 2 They covet fields and seize them,     and houses, and take them. They defraud people of their homes,     they rob them …

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Micah 1

Micah Preview The book of Micah tells the story of another minor prophet, Micah, from a town called Moresheth Gath (an agricultural area about 25 miles from Jerusalem). Micah, similar to the prophet Amos, was concerned with those on the margins and outside of the power structures that were in existence. His prophecies were aimed …

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