Micah’s name means, “Who is like Jehovah?” Coming from the fertile lowlands of Judah, Micah had a strong sense of ethical purity and justice that cried against the social abuses of the elite establishment who set aside God’s standards in favor of self-interest. Conservatives have maintained the unity of the book, identifying Micah, a contemporary of Isaiah, as the sole author. Although part of his message concerned the northern kingdom of Israel whose capital was Samaria, his principal preaching was directed to Jerusalem and the whole southern kingdom.

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ByJustus Musinguzi

Promoting the annual reading and study of the whole Bible, and teaching the treasures of God's truth that honors God, is saturated with grace, exalts Christ, and is driven by the gospel.