Micah
Introduction

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Injustice
Cruelty and Violence
Intolerance
Absurdities
Contradictions
Prophecy
Language
Science and History
Good Stuff
Family Values
Women
Interpretation

Intolerance in Micah

  1. God will destroy Samaria with stones. 1:6

  2. God will destroy the art and buildings of other religions. 1:7

  3. God will strengthen the Israelites so they can "beat in pieces many peoples" and give the booty to God. 4:13

  4. "They shall waste the land of Assyria with the sword." 5:6

  5. Like a young lion "the remnant of Jacob" will tear the Gentiles to pieces. 5:8

  6. "Thine hand shall be lifted up upon thine adversaries, and all thine enemies shall be cut off." 5:9

  7. God will "cut off" the witches and soothsayers. 5:11-12

  8. "Thy graven images also will I cut off, and thy standing images out of the midst of thee; and thou shalt no more worship the work of thine hands." 5:13

  9. God will destroy entire cities, and "execute vengeance in anger and fury upon the heathen such as they have not heard." 5:14-15

  10. The Gentiles will be made deaf, shall lick dust and be forced to crawl like worms from fear of God and his people. 7:16-17