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Micah 5:2; Matthew 2:6 – Notice the Difference?

| February 2, 2015

I am a sinner; I am not a sinner. I am unworthy; I am worthy. My works are unrighteous; my works are righteous. What’s the difference? Notice the Messianic prophecy, “Bethlehem Ephrathah, you are small among the clans of Judah” (Micah 5:2). Now notice the Messianic fulfillment, “And you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, […]

Micah 7 – Who is Like Yahweh? (Finding Jesus)

| October 20, 2012

Micah means, “Who is like Yahweh?” The answer is “no one,” and that includes a surprise “Someone” “Who is like Yahweh” because He is Yahweh in the flesh. Jesus is “God with us” (Mt.1:23). Finding Jesus in Micah is easy because Matthew points the way: Matthew 2:6 (HCSB) And you, Bethlehem, in the land of […]

Micah 6:8 – Simplifying Religion

| October 19, 2012

“Micah thus sums up quite comprehensively in these three phrases the cardinal teachings of the Hebrew religion. The simplification of religion has always been the prophet’s vocation (what a wise observation – PDH). David reduced, as the the Talmud suggests, the 613 requirements of the Pentateuch to eleven (Ps.15); while Micah summed them all up here in three. Jesus, […]

Micah 5:2 – Little Bethlehem

| October 19, 2012

“…Micah, the prophet of the poor, foresaw a poor man’s Messiah.” (George L. Robinson, “The 12 Minor Prophets,” p.100)

Isaiah 7:14; Micah 5:2 – The Birth of Christ

| October 19, 2012

“Isaiah had foretold his virgin birth (7:14); Micah predicts his village birth.” (George L. Robinson, “The 12 Minor Prophets,” p.98)