Micah: “This is what the LORD requires…”

In Hosea, Micah

The book of Micah contains a very direct and bottom line summary of exactly what God requires of us. The answer is rather surprising in a way. What God wanted during the time of Micah had nothing to do with offering sacrifices, providing God with some form of payment to …

Hosea: Love Me, Or Else?

In Hosea, Micah

>What does God do to us if we say “no” to His offer of marriage? The book of Hosea is one of the most tender books in the Old Testament because it describes God as desperately trying to win over his wife who has become a prostitute. But what is …

Hosea & Micah, May 2008

In Hosea, Micah

These 2 books contain some of the most potent illustrations of God’s love in the entire Bible. God desires a relationship with each one of us that is as intense, intimate, and joyful as the best marriage that we can imagine. What is even more remarkable is that even though …

Hosea & Micah (2008)

In Hosea, Micah

There is no more tender book in the Old Testament than the story of Hosea, which was to parallel the great love that God has for his wife who had become a prostitute. The books of Hosea and Micah make the compelling case: God is intensely in love with each …