Friday, April 4, 2014

Journal Through the Bible: Week 61 Thursday

Micah 5:1-6:16

Does God issue any commands?

  • They were to gather together in troops.

Does God make any promises?

  • The remnant of Jacob shall be as dew or showers upon the grass.
  • The remnant of Jacob shall be among the Gentiles as a lion among the beasts.
  • The day will come when all sorcery and idolatry will disappear from Israel.

Does this passage teach anything about Jesus?

  • The ruler of Israel would be born in Bethlehem. (5:2)
  • Jesus is the ruler whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting.
  • Jesus is the deliverer who will be the peace to His people.
  • Jesus is the warrior who will execute judgment against idolaters.

Does this passage teach anything about yet-future events?

  • The wrath of God will execute judgment against idolaters and those who practice sorcery. The day is coming when only God will be worshiped. 
  • There will be peace on earth after Jesus executes judgment against the wicked.

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