Micah 7

“Who is a God like you, pardoning iniquity and passing over transgression for the remnant of his inheritance? He does not retain his anger forever, because he delights in steadfast love” (Micah 7:18). There is no one like our God! He watches over all the earth under His sovereign control...

Micah 6

“He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?” (Micah 6:8). If you have ever been pulled over for speeding and received a warning instead of a...

Micah 5

“And he shall stand and shepherd his flock in the strength of the Lord, in the majesty of the name of the Lord his God. And they shall dwell secure, for now he shall be great to the ends of the earth. And he shall be their peace” (Micah 5:4-5a)....

Micah 4

“Come let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of the God of Jacob, that he may teach us his ways and that we may walk in his paths” (Micah 4:2). Destruction will come upon Judah, Israel, and in the end, upon all kingdoms of...

Micah 3

“Therefore because of you Zion shall be plowed as a field; Jerusalem shall become a heap of ruins, and the mountain of the house a wooded height” (Micah 3:12). Today we read more about Micah’s prophetic warning to Israel and Judah, with a particular focus on leaders, priests and prophets....

Micah 2

“I will surely assemble all of you, O Jacob; I will gather the remnant of Israel; I will set them together like sheep in a fold, like a flock in its pasture, a noisy multitude of men” (Micah 2:12). In this chapter Micah continues to warn the people of the...

Micah 1

“Hear, you, peoples, all of you; pay attention, O earth, and all that is in it, and let the Lord God be a witness against you, the Lord from his holy temple” (Micah 1:2). Today we hear what Micah has to say to the chosen people of Israel who lived...

Psalm 41

“Blessed is the one who considers the poor! In the day of trouble the LORD delivers him; the LORD protects him and keeps him alive; he is called blessed in the land; you do not give him up to the will of his enemies” (Psalm 41:1-2).  These verses promise blessing for...

Psalm 40

“I have not hidden your deliverance within my heart; I have spoken of your faithfulness and your salvation; I have not concealed your steadfast love and your faithfulness from the great congregation” (Psalm 40:10).  In Psalm 40, David celebrates God’s faithfulness in his life. We, too, can join in the celebration,...

Psalm 39

“Surely a man goes about as a shadow! Surely for nothing they are in turmoil; man heaps up wealth and does not know who will gather!” (Psalm 39:6)  This Psalm confronts us with the truth that even if we live to a ripe old age, life is really quite brief...