As Micah looked at the Jerusalem of his day, he saw nothing but corruption and impending disaster. But he could see on the horizon a greater Jerusalem. holy and indestructible.
Micah knew that the Temple Mount would become a desolate jungle. But he also knew that in the later days, the Lord would establish a higher mountain, a mountain whose top would touch the sky, a staircase to heaven. Let's go together to the Lord's mountain!
The leaders of Jerusalem in Micah's time were utterly corrupt. Yet Micah, one man filled with God's Spirit, could defy them all.
Micah looked forward to the day when the Lord himself would shepherd his people. But in the meantime, he had to watch wicked leaders destroy the nation he loved.
The people of Judah were convinced that they were superior to the rebels in Israel. But Micah exposed the sin in their midst and its certain consequences.