Who Needs Christmas? Other People’s Christmas
by Rob Sellitto
Does anybody really need Christmas? Do we need the decorating, entertaining, gift-giving, spending … the gathering, singing, worshiping? Why do we e...Download
Intervention – knowing something is wrong and deciding to make a change – and Prevention – recognizing the need to change to avoid something going wrong – are the two ways that we interact with ourselves and with the world. The minor prophets in the Bible are a group that are all about intervention and prevention. They are used by God to speak into specific situations or contexts to make a change.
This week we take a look at Micah. Micah is speaking into a context where God’s people have turned away from God and from others. God reminds the people of His good works on their behalf, how He cared for them while they cared only for themselves. But what does God want of them? Sacrifice? Gifts? God wants only for us to act justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly. He is more interested in you, than He is in anything you could bring to him.
|Aug 19, 2018||Minor Prophets – Micah||Listen||Download|