Category Archives: Micah

Reflection on Micah 6:8

This morning I met with a small group for prayer and devotion, before heading out for the regular Tuesday morning community BBQ. I was given a small book edited by Charles Ringma, called Cry Freedom, with voices from the Third … Continue reading

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A possible journal article

This morning I received my results for the exegetical assignment on Micah 1-8, and I was very happy with the result. The marking comments and criticisms are well received;  for they will help me improve in future research and dialogue. In my … Continue reading

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Micah 6:1-8 exegetical assignment part 2

This is the continuation of this essay of which the first part was posted here An overview 6:1-2 The prophet summons the mountains / creation as witnesses in a lawsuit. The nation of Israel is called to bear witness as … Continue reading

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Micah 6:1-8 exegetical assignment part 1

Introduction The passage of Scripture I have chosen to exegete is Micah 6:1-8. This passage has some unique and unusual elements to it.  A dramatic covenant – lawsuit[1] where God takes the unusual step of throwing himself before the judge … Continue reading

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Need help regarding the verse structure within Micah 6:1-8

There is an interesting verse structure within Micah 6:1-8 where each verse comprises of three units of thought. 1.) Arise, plead , hear 2.) Repeats verse 1 3.) What have I done, how have I, answer me 4.) Brought you … Continue reading

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Further thoughts regarding Moses, Aaron and Miriam in Micah 6

It can be said that Moses is rightly mentioned as their historic leader and giver of the law. Aaron is a distinct reminder of the established priesthood. What is unusual though is the mention of Miriam as a co-leader and … Continue reading

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Miriam in Micah 6

I am doing an exegetical assignment on Micah 6:1-8 as part of my Minor Prophet studies. I have come across an interesting fact, that apart from the story of exodus within the Torah and 2 genealogies in Chronicles; Miriam is not mentioned … Continue reading

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