Posts made in April, 2008

Judgment and Deliverance: Part 2

Posted by on Apr 27, 2008 in Rev. Serven

Text: Micah 2:1-13 There are several activities that the Lord truly hates: “haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked plans, feet that make haste to run to evil, a false witness who breathes out lies, and one who sows discord among brothers.” (Proverbs 6:16-19). In this passage we witness at least five of these heinous activities amongst the people of God. This is shocking! They should know better! Yet, they pursue their own peace, prosperity, and personal happiness irregardless of the people who are injured as a result. The Lord will not...

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Judgment and Deliverance: Part 1

Posted by on Apr 20, 2008 in Rev. Serven

Text: Micah 1:1-16 Today we start the exposition of the Old Testament book of Micah. The timing of Micah’s ministry was from 750-686 B.C. Thus, he prophesied during the reigns of three Judean kings: Jotham (750-735 B.C.), Ahaz (735-715 B.C.), and Hezekiah (715-686 B.C.). Micah condemned the rampant corruption, the excessive affluence, and the pervasive idolatry that had arisen in both Israel (the northern kingdom) and Judah (the southern kingdom). In particular, Micah prophesied that the Lord would raise-up a foreign power (i.e. Assyria) to bring judgment upon his people. Despite this...

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