A sermon from the pulpit of St. Giles Presbyterian Church
January 29, 2017, Matt Matthews
Micah is a minor prophet with a big message.
We call him minor only because his book is seven short chapters long (compared to Isaiah’s 66, and the heft of Ezekiel and Jeremiah), but there’s nothing minor about his message. Like all the prophets, Micah—the name means ‘Who is like Yahweh?’—aches with compassion for the dispossessed and poor, and he bristles with anger at Judean leaders for abusing their wealth and power.
I was born and raised in the sight of water in Hampton, Virginia. I was baptized and nurtured in the Presbyterian church. There was never a time when weekly worship attendance, the giving of ...