Bible Messages

The Message of Micah

21 March, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

When today’s Messianic Believers think about the Book of Micah, what immediately comes into their mind? Aside from being familiar with a selection of verses like 4:1-3; 5:2; and 6:8, it is probably safe to say that the Book of Micah is something that exists in relative obscurity for a great number of contemporary Messianic people. Sitting at seven chapters, Micah is not long and overbearing like some of the other prophetic books of the Tanach. At the same time, making sure that we are all familiar with the overall themes and words of Micah, is definitely something that we […]

Micah

Book of Micah

6 November, 2016 J.K. McKee 0

reproduced from A Survey of the Tanach for the Practical Messianic Approximate date: 700s B.C.E. (Right, conservative-moderate); 400s-200s B.C.E. (Left) Time period: judgment on the Northern Kingdom, and promised judgment on the Southern Kingdom Author(s): Micah (Right, some conservative-moderate); Micah and/or anonymous other(s) (some conservative moderate); Micah and anonymous redactors (Left) Location of prophet/author(s): somewhere in Judah (Right, conservative-moderate, Left) Target audience and location: Jerusalemites Theological Summary: The name Micah (Heb. Mikah) means “who is like the LORD”? We know very little of the prophet who bears this name, other than the fact that Micah was from the village of […]

Biblical Practices & Torah Observance

Micah 4:1-3; Isaiah 2:2-4: “The Torah Will Go Forth From Zion”

31 October, 2016 J.K. McKee 0

originally posted 01 May, 2010 reproduced from the Messianic Torah Helper ki m’Tzion teitzei Torah u’devar-ADONAI m’Yerushalayim Micah 4:1-3 and Isaiah 2:2-4 both contain a very important prophecy, speaking of the significant influence of Israel in the “end-times,” and how the nations are to be instructed from God Himself in the ways of peace. Both of these passages feature prominently within the Jewish liturgical tradition, but they have had significantly more influence in motivating faithful Jews and Christians to be active in social justice, humanitarian efforts, and in helping to foster world peace. Micah 4:1-3 and Isaiah 2:2-4 are very […]