Tag: prophet micah

Continuing the Theme of the Prophet Micah

The Persian Sufi Bayazid does not quote the Prophet Micah. Nonetheless, his words reflect the same meaning, and encourage us to live with generosity, compassion, and humility. The Friend of God has these three qualities: a generosity like that of the ocean, a compassion… Continue Reading “Continuing the Theme of the Prophet Micah”

Our Faithful, Forgiving God

The Prophet Micah continues with words of comfort today, reminding us of God’s faithfulness and forgiveness. You will cast into the depths of the sea all our sins. Micah 7:14-15, 18-20 Shepherd your people with your staff, The flock of your inheritance, That dwells… Continue Reading “Our Faithful, Forgiving God”

An Important Word from the Prophet Micah

Today’s reading from the Prophet Micah is one of my favorites. If we could but follow his simple admonition we would be able to see much more clearly that we are now living in the Reign of God . . . knowing that it… Continue Reading “An Important Word from the Prophet Micah”

Shepherd Your People

We read from the Prophet Micah how God is like a shepherd. Shepherd your people with your staff, the flock of your inheritance, That dwells apart in a woodland, in the midst of Carmel. Let them feed in Bashan and Gilead, as in the days of old;… Continue Reading “Shepherd Your People”