Search The Scriptures —Study 4 — Micah 6:1-7:6

Study 4 From The Book of Micah is:  Micah 6:1-7:6search the srciptures

  1. 6:1-8. What was the substance of the Lord’s case against His people? Do not forgetfulness and misunderstanding still characterize them? Apply Col. 2:20 and 3:1-4, for example.  Does God find in us what He has shown to us (verse 8; ‘require of’ literally means ‘seek in’)?
  2. 6:9-7:6. Sin brings desolation (6:13, 16) and social breakdown (7:2-6). Do we (a) recognize and (b) grieve over this sad and modern tale? Do our lives shine like lights in this situation? Cf. 7:8 and Phil. 2:15.

Notes

  1. 6:5. Balaam blessed Balak’s enemies three times when he was expected to curse them (Nu.22-24). ‘From Shittim to Gilgal’ refers to the crossing of the Jordan. ‘Know’ here means ‘care for’; cf. 3:1
  2. 6:9 -16. The text is somewhat confused; but it is clear that a wicked Israel is receiving a stern warning.
  3. 6:16. ‘The statutes of Omri’: cf. 1 Ki. 16:25, 26. ‘That I may make you….’: a final, not a causal, clause.

LINK TO THE VERSES LISTED

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s