Micah 6–7: Israel's Sins and the Lord's Mercy

Old Testament Seminary Student Study Guide, (2002), 187–188


Micah 6 records that the Lord condemned Israel for their dishonesty and greed, their violence, and their idolatry. Micah 7 sets forth the Lord’s promise that in the last days, when Israel repents and returns to the Lord, He will have mercy upon them.

Studying the Scriptures

Do activity A as you study Micah 6–7.

Activity A iconWhat Is Required?

  1. 1.

    According to Micah 6:7–8, what is required to be “good” in the Lord’s sight?

  2. 2.

    Micah 6:7–8 was written for people many years ago. Rewrite verse 7 using examples of what people might give today that are not “good” unless accompanied by the Christlike qualities listed in verse 8.