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in Micah

Micah 3-5 - 19th June 2022

OBSERVATION
What does it say?

  1. Read Micah chapters 3,4 & 5.
  2. Do you notice any repeated words or ideas in these chapters?
  3. What do you notice about the leaders/heads and prophets of Israel? 
  4. What are the specific punishments God will bring upon the people for their rejection of the Word?
  5. Do you see any promises in these chapters ?
  6. From where will the ruler of Israel come ?

INTERPRETATION
What does it mean?

  1. How is the leadership of the promised  Shepherd-King different from that which people are currently experiencing ?  
  2. From Micah 4:2 and 5:2 what do you understand about the mission and purpose of Israel, especially in regards to other nations? (Consider Genesis 12:1-3)
  3. In Micah 5:10-15, how do you think these destructive acts of Messiah a means of salvation for his people ? How is this destruction beneficial ? 

APPLICATION
How should it change us?

  1. How does God's promise of our future deliverance at the return of Christ sustain us through times of suffering ?
  2. If you're a leader then what does your leadership look like ? How can you guard yourself against misusing your power ? 
  3. Pray in light of this passage and about any applications you have made
  4. Sing Ancient of Days to God and to one another.
in Micah

Micah 6-7 - 26th June 2022

OBSERVATION
What does it say?

  1. Read Micah chapters 6-7
  2. Do you notice any repeated words or ideas in these chapters?
  3. What are the charges God brings against his people ?
  4. What is good in Lord's sight and what does God require of his people ? 
  5. What do we learn about God from these chapters ?

INTERPRETATION
What does it mean?

  1. How can God be judge and justifier ?
  2. Does the curses mentioned in 6:14-15 remind you of any passage from first five books of the Old testament.(Read Deut.28) Why do you think Micah is using similar language here ?
  3. Why does God forgive his people's sin ? What do you learn about yourself and about God?

APPLICATION
How should it change us?

  1. How should these chapters help us see God's favour towards his people even in the midst of their sin?
  2. How are you encouraged by reading these verses ?(7:18-20)
  3. Pray in light of this passage and about any applications you have made
  4. Sing My Heart is Filled with Thankfulness to God and to one another.

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