Studies on Micah the Prophet

Micha the Prophet

Micah was one of the four prophets who preached in the eighth century B.C. The other three prophets who preached during this period were Amos and Hosea, two prophets who preached in the Northern Kingdom, and Isaiah, who preached in the Southern Kingdom.

Micah was a citizen of the Southern Kingdom. He came from the small village of Moresheth-gath (1:14), located in the foothills of Judah, southwest of Jerusalem. Because Micah grew up in a small village, he was highly concerned with the plight of the suffering poor of Judah and those who were powerless.

The posts listed below reflect Micah’s concern for the poor. His oracles are messages of condemnation and judgment against the rulers of Judah. Micah also preaches a message of hope. He proclaimed that with the coming of the Messiah, the nation would be restored and Jerusalem would be exalted.

The Book of the Prophet Micah – Part 1

The Book of the Prophet Micah – Part 2

Micah and the False Prophets – Part 3

Micah and God’s Case Against the People – Part 4

The Messianic Expectation of the Old Testament

The New King from Bethlehem

Bethlehem of Judah and the Birth of the New King

Bethlehem: Back to the Beginning

Rereading Micah 6:4: Miriam, A Leader in Israel

The Leadership of Miriam

From Text to Sermon: Micah 5:2-4

Rereading Micah 6:8 “What the Lord Requires”

Rereading Micah 6:8 “What the Lord Requires” – Part 2

Yahweh, The Breaker of Israel

Micah, the Prophet of the Poor

Micah and His Time

Micah’s Hope for the Future

Social Cannibals

Solar Eclipses in the Old Testament

The Permanent Text of the ESV

Claude Mariottini
Emeritus Professor of Old Testament
Northern Baptist Seminary

NOTE: Did you like this post? Do you think other people would like to read this post? Be sure to share this post on Facebook and share a link on Twitter or Tumblr so that others may enjoy reading it too!

I would love to hear from you! Let me know what you thought of this post by leaving a comment below. Be sure to like my page on Facebook, follow me on Twitter, follow me on Tumblr, Facebook, and subscribe to my blog to receive each post by email.

If you are looking for other series of studies on the Old Testament, visit the Archive section and you will find many studies that deal with a variety of topics.

This entry was posted in Book of Micah, Micah, Series of Studies, Studies and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

7 Responses to Studies on Micah the Prophet

  1. Nyasha Madzokere says:

    Thank you.

    On 12/7/13, Dr. Claude Mariottini – Professor of Old Testament


  2. Anthony Chia says:

    Your Micah 6:8 links – 1st two above, are dead. My click on it showed up “not found”


    • Anthony,

      Thank you for calling my attention to the dead links. I have fixed them and they are working right now. If you find similar problems again, please, let me know and I will fix them as soon as possible.

      Claude Mariottini


  3. Héctor M. says:

    Thank you Dr. Mariottini, I´m going to begin a study in this book.


  4. Pingback: Vines, Fig Trees, and the Problem of War by Claude F. Mariottini | Crossmap Blogs

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.