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Micah 7 - NIV

Israel’s Misery


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 blood;
they hunt each other with nets.

3 Both hands are skilled in doing evil;
the ruler demands gifts,
the judge accepts bribes,
the powerful dictate what they desire—
they all conspire together.

4 The best of them is like a brier,
the most upright worse than a thorn hedge.
The day God visits you has come,
the day your watchmen sound the alarm.
Now is the time of your confusion.

5 Do not trust a neighbor;
put no confidence in a friend.
Even with the woman who lies in your embrace
guard the words of your lips.

6 For a son dishonors his father,
a daughter rises up against her mother,
a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law—
a man’s enemies are the members of his own household.


But as for me, I watch in hope for the Lord,
I wait for God my Savior;
my God will hear me.

Israel Will Rise


Do not gloat over me, my enemy!
Though I have fallen, I will rise.
Though I sit in darkness,
the Lord will be my light.

9 Because I have sinned against him,
I will bear the Lord’s wrath,
until he pleads my case
and upholds my cause.
He will bring me out into the light;
I will see his righteousness.

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Shared by: Maurice McCarthy on Jan, 2016
Summary: In the first Lord of the Rings movie Frodo is a given a light to help him when all other lights go out. The text I am preaching on today has been that kind of thing for me in my life, and it can be for you also.
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Scripture: Micah 7:8
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Shared by: John Gullick on Dec, 2015
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Shared by: Paul Basehore on Nov, 2014
Summary: When you sin, don’t wallow in self-pity and make these absurd promises to God that you know you can’t keep. Just be honest with God -- admit that you've sinned -- and go back to following Him. That’s all he wants.
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Shared by: John McCormack on Oct, 2013
Scripture: Micah 7:1
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 435
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Shared by: Jimmy Haile on Dec, 2012
Summary: Three resolutions you can actually do!
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Scripture: Micah 7:7
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Shared by: Godspower Elishason on Jan, 2012
Summary: The greatest problem of humanity is the power that rules them from their household. Jesus said, ...a man's enemy are those of his household. So for us to be victorious in life we must overcome the power of household witchcraft that tends to contend with o
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Rodney Kelley avatar
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Shared by: Rodney Kelley on Sep, 2009
Summary: The grace of God is amazing and there is no God like Him!
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Views: 6,047
Richard Cook avatar
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Shared by: Richard Cook on Aug, 2009
Summary: Help believers understand that the Bible doesn’t teach sinless perfection; but rather endurance, perservering to the end and being an overcomer is what it’s all about.
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Scripture: Micah 7:7 Micah 7:8
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 26,751
Larry Finley avatar
Confidence for Hard Times
Shared by: Larry Finley on Jun, 2009
Summary: In the midst of America’s self inflicted hard times we as Christians can have Confidence
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Scripture: Micah 7:7-20
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,816
John Eldridge avatar
Past Failures
Shared by: John Eldridge on Feb, 2009
Summary: Stop letting past failures control your future victories.
based on 12 ratings
Scripture: Micah 7:8
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Views: 2,048
Chris Surber avatar
Breath of Life - Advent 1
Shared by: Chris Surber on Nov, 2008
Summary: Just as Micah longed for the coming Messiah, so too we place our trust in the one who has been revealed; Jesus Christ!
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Scripture: Micah 7:1-7
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Views: 953
Joseph Smith avatar
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Shared by: Joseph Smith on Nov, 2008
Summary: When we feel disappointment in life, we blame our own expectations, we blame those who love us, and ultimately we blame God. Repentance and acceptance of grace takes us away from self and toward contentment.
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Scripture: Micah 7:1-9
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Views: 3,312
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Ripe Ritual and Redemptive Righteousness
Shared by: Joseph Smith on Jul, 2008
Summary: Dramatic monologue as if it were from Micah himself, summarizing the entire book around the contrast between practicing ritual in order to avoid judgment vs. living God’s requirements of justice, mercy, and the humble walk.
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Scripture: Micah 7:1-20
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Views: 1,535
Carl Allen avatar
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Shared by: Carl Allen on Mar, 2008
Summary: Every person who walks humbly with the Lord encounters various situations along the way. Micah 7:8-13 discloses some of the experiences in the pilgrimage. Not everything that happens to the godly is good. God’s people encounter both good and bad during
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Views: 1,722
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Shared by: Robbie Bankens on May, 2006
Summary: The enemy may have barraged you with trouble, he may have even tripped you up and you may have stumbled, but being down is not where God has destined you to be. You shall arise!
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Scripture: Micah 7:8
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Daniel Olukoya avatar
Power to defeat your defeat
Shared by: Daniel Olukoya on Mar, 2004
Summary: Spirutal warfare
based on 121 ratings
Scripture: Micah 7:8
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 12,348
Darrell Jones avatar
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Shared by: Darrell Jones on Feb, 2003
Summary: With so much turmoil and uncertainties in this present world, we as the Body of Christ need to keep our focus. This message puts our faith where it should be.
based on 77 ratings
Scripture: Micah 7:1-9
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 4,177
Michael Goodfellow avatar
Shared by: Michael Goodfellow on Jul, 2002
Summary: Continuing a series on the minor prophets.
based on 64 ratings
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Views: 7,683
Robert Massey avatar
Shared by: Robert Massey on Jun, 2002
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Scripture: Micah 7:8-19
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Views: 9,866
James May avatar
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Shared by: James May on Oct, 2001
Summary: Micah longed for the time when righteousness would reign once again in Israel. He felt as though the was living in the time of gleaning the fields instead of the time of great harvest.
based on 67 ratings
Scripture: Micah 7:1-7 Micah 7:7
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 2,688
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Shared by: Donny Lanier on Oct, 2000
Summary: Some encourageing things to know from the word of God.
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Denomination: Pentecostal
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