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Micah 1 - AMP

2 Hear, all you people; listen closely, O earth and all that is in it, and let the Lord God be witness among you and against you, the Lord from His holy temple. 3 For behold, the Lord comes forth out of His place and will come down and tread upon the high places of the earth. 4 And the mountains shall melt under Him and the valleys shall be cleft like wax before the fire, like waters poured down a steep place. 5 All this is because of the transgression of Jacob and the sins of the house of Israel. What is the transgression of Jacob? Is it not Samaria? And what are the high places in Judah? Are they not Jerusalem? 6 Therefore I will make Samaria a Samaria was captured by the king of Assyria around 722 \B.C./ (II Kings 17:6), and was besieged and demolished by John Hyrcanus around 128 \B.C./ In his book Syria and Palestine, written in the nineteenth century, Van de Velde, after visiting Sebaste or Samaria, wrote: ``Samaria, a heap of stones! Her foundations discovered, her streets plowed up and covered with corn fields and olive gardens! Samaria has been destroyed; her rubbish has been thrown down into the valley; her foundation stones lie scattered about on the slope of the hill." Through the inspiration of the omniscient and omnipotent God, Micah was able to foretell all this more than 2,000 years before.heap in the open country, a place for planting vineyards; and I will pour down into the ravine her stones and lay bare her foundations. 7 And all her carved images shall be broken in pieces, and all her hires shall be burned with fire, and all her idols will be laid waste; for from the hire of harlot she gathered them, and to the hire of harlot they shall return. 8 Therefore I will lament and wail; I will go stripped and naked; I will make a wailing like the jackals and a lamentation like the ostriches. 9 For wounds are incurable and they come even to Judah; He has reached to the gate of my people, to Jerusalem. 10 In Gath announce it not; in The Septuagint (Greek translation of the Old Testament) suggests this rendering: ``in Acco weep not at all." Acco was a coastal city about 25 miles south of Tyre.Acco weep not at all, in Beth-le-aphrah roll yourself in the dust. 11 Pass on your way , dwellers of Shaphir, in shameful nakedness. The dwellers of Zaanan dare not come forth; the wailing of Beth-ezel takes away from you the place on which it stands. 12 For the inhabitant of Maroth writhes in pain and waits anxiously for good, because evil comes down from the Lord to the gate of Jerusalem. 13 Bind the chariot to the swift steed, O lady inhabitant of Lachish; you were the beginning of sin to the Daughter of Zion, for the transgressions of Israel were found in you. 14 Therefore you must give parting gifts to Moresheth-gath ; the houses of Achzib shall be a deception to the kings of Israel. 15 Yet will I bring a conqueror upon you, O lady inhabitant of Mareshah, who shall possess you; the glory and nobility of Israel shall come to Adullam . 16 Make yourself bald in mourning and cut off your hair for the children of your delight; enlarge your baldness as the eagle, for shall be carried from you into exile.



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Fred Sigle avatar
MICAH: JUDGMENT AND BLESSING
Shared by: Fred Sigle on Jan, 2017
Summary: God takes Israel to court.
Scripture: Micah 1:1-7:20
Views: 14
Christopher Holdsworth avatar
Judgment Begins
Shared by: Christopher Holdsworth on Dec, 2014
Summary: 'For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God' (1 Peter 4:17).
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: Micah 1:1-9
Views: 784
Thomas Bowen avatar
A Moment of Evaluation
Shared by: Thomas Bowen on Feb, 2011
Summary: Take time to evaluate your commitment to God. Evaluate wither you are giving God the honor and respect to God.
Scripture: Micah 1:6-14
Denomination: Methodist
Views: 992
Johnny Palmer avatar
Introduction to book of Micah
Shared by: Johnny Palmer on Mar, 2010
Summary: Background to the 4th largest book of the Minor Prophets
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Micah 1:1
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,807
Rodney Fry avatar
Micah - Judgment Now, Blessing (1:1 - 2:13) Part 1 of 3
Shared by: Rodney Fry on Oct, 2009
Summary: 1. The eighth century (800-700 B.C.) was filled with prophetic activity... a. Starting with Jonah, who prophesied to the city of Nineveh (790 B.C.) b. Continuing with prophets sent primarily to the northern kingdom of Israel
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Micah 1:1-2:13
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 3,202
Robert Fa'atoia Collins avatar
Outline of the book of Micah
Shared by: Robert Fa'atoia Collins on Sep, 2009
Summary: The Court case between God and man
based on 11 ratings
Scripture: Micah 1:1-7:20
Denomination: Seventh-Day Adventist
Views: 3,531
Rodney Fry avatar
Micah the Minor Prophet Part 1
Shared by: Rodney Fry on Aug, 2009
Summary: We have looked at the works of Jonah, Amos, and Hosea b. We now come to the works of Micah, the last prophet of the eighth century B.C.
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: Micah 1:1-2:13
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,708
Joseph Smith avatar
The Bald Eagle
Shared by: Joseph Smith on Jul, 2008
Summary: Micah’s symbol of the bald eagle, a sign of grief, applies to America. We are abandoning justice, kindness, and the humble walk with God. Our collapse is from within rather than from without. Yet God has sent a different kind of conqueror to redeem us.
based on 19 ratings
Scripture: Micah 1:1-16
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 4,322
David Moore avatar
The Punster & His Probing
Shared by: David Moore on Apr, 2008
Summary: This sermon shows how Micah revealed what God is like and what He wants from us.
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: Micah 1:1-7:20
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,238
Carl Allen avatar
One Person's mistakes, another Person's warning
Shared by: Carl Allen on Jan, 2008
Summary: People learn from each other’s actions. Many of our skills and behavior come as a result of imitation. We learn both positive and negative things. While watching other people’s actions, we can learn vocational or recreational skills. But also we can l
based on 9 ratings
Scripture: Micah 1:2-9
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,508
Carl Allen avatar
A True Prophet for Our Times
Shared by: Carl Allen on Dec, 2007
Summary: Micah’s message does not belong to only the days of Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah. Micah is a prophet for our times. Our age needs to hear the words of a prophet of the Lord. Let us study Micah’s superscription closely and see the qualities of a true prop
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: Micah 1:1
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,965
Vance Elzinga avatar
The Truth About Power
Shared by: Vance Elzinga on Jun, 2007
Summary: We all crave power, admit it or not; so how can we make sure we don’t abuse it?
based on 11 ratings
Scripture: Micah 1:1-7:20
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Views: 603
Paul Apple avatar
The Sovereign Lord Judges Idolatry
Shared by: Paul Apple on Oct, 2000
Summary: none
based on 28 ratings
Scripture: Micah 1:1
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 818
Donny Tatimu avatar
The Trials of Three Kings
Shared by: Donny Tatimu on Nov, 2002
Summary: Based on Micah 1:1. When we become a Christian, it doesn’t mean that it’s over, but it just started. We must fight, with this "three kings" in our Christianity life.
based on 65 ratings
Scripture: Micah 1:1
Denomination: Charismatic
Views: 2,796
W. Maynard Pittendreigh avatar
What Does God Want From Me????
Shared by: W. Maynard Pittendreigh on Oct, 2002
Summary: We often feel like asking, "Good God Almighty, what do you WANT from me?" Micah gives a clear answer -- to act justly, love mercy, and walk humbly with God.
based on 580 ratings
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Views: 70,775