In so much of the Word of God we discover the little word 'BUT'. But this title must be referred to his present circumstances, as though he said, — “Though God’s hand does not now appear to help or to bring me aid, I yet feel assured of his favor, and I know that my salvation is secured by it.”. I. 1. There is an uncommon degree of beauty as well as godliness in what the Prophet here saith. For explanation under your affliction. (T. Not even palpable wickedness goes unexcused: licentiousness is made to wear the garb of piety; and worldliness of prudence. Here the prophet’s example will point out to us the precise line which every Christian should pursue. : "God is our only refuge and asylum in things desperate, and rejoices to help in them, in order to shew His supreme Power and Goodness especially to those who believe, hope, and ask it. You see in what a tone of confidence this prophet speaks; and why should not every child of God speak with the same confidence? 5 ¶ Trust yee not in a friend, put ye not confidence in a guide: keepe the doores of thy mouth from her that lyeth in thy bosome. ].” To exchange the creature for the Creator, need never be to any a subject of regret. (g) The Prophet shows that the only remedy for the godly in desperate evils, is to flee to God for help. Micah 7:1 "Woe is me! The Total Corruption of the People. Mic. For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law; and a man’s foes shall be those of his own household [Note: ver. Micah 7:1 Fellowship with the Father, and with His Son, Jesus Christ, is the exalted privilege of all His people. “I sought the Lord,” says David; “and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears. Personal--“I.” Whatever it may cost, whoever else will not, I will. The rich and the poor, the old and the young, all shall have their appropriate gratifications; and all agree to hold each other innocent. Thus resolution will resemble a hedge round a meadow, to keep the cattle from straying; and the hemming of a garment, to keep the threads from ravelling out. A man cannot call God his God in truth unless he desires to obey Him. These delays have always been common. This is a statement similar to the following. Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament "The wrath of Jehovah shall I bear, for I have sinned against Him, till He shall fight my fight, and secure my right. Were it not for this word of possession, mine, the devil might say the creed to as good purpose as we. And the phrase “My God” hints at a joy and delight in Him. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use the convenient, Baker Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology, Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament, International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. Micah 7:2 The good man is perished out of the earth: and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they hunt every man his brother with a net. And then to look to God is especially needful, when all excesses of wickedness prevail in the world: when the lusts of men become the rule and the law, we ought then to renounce in a manner the society of men, that they may not implicate us in their wickedness. My God will hear me] According to my faith, and his own faithfulness. When the oppressions of sin beat down the soul, and the burden on the conscience is heavy; when convictions lacerate and fears overwhelm, and the heart is agonised with the apprehension of the wrath of an angry God; when man is wearied and distracted with the world and sin, wondrous is the change to purity, freedom, and peace, when the vow of the prophet can formulate the soul’s aspirations as in the text. Be sure that God will hear you. As surely as He is my God He will hear me. Passage Lookup; Keyword Search ; Available Versions; Audio Bibles; Bible Engagement; Study. Micah 7:7 Context. Resolution made in reliance on the power of Divine grace will be found serviceable to remind us, to humble us, to stimulate us, and to bind us. ].” I hesitate not, then, to say to all of you, that this measure shall be crowned with the desired success. II. 7:1 Woe is me! One day he was taken to the king’s storehouses, and there, to his amazement, he saw, with his address on them, all the packages that had been made up for him, and sent. The Lord makes use of troublesome and declining times to drive His people the more to their duty and thrift. This is the voice of faith; and here is the faith and patience of the saints, Revelation 13:10; Revelation 14:12. 5 Trust ye not in a friend, put ye not confidence in a guide: keep the doors of thy mouth from her that lieth in thy bosom. And there is the personal element in the assurance--“the Lord will hear me.” (Marcus Rainsford. He may do this, and He may do that, but He must hear prayer. His communion with God. NIV The Journey Bible: Revealing God and How You Fit into His Plan, Softcover. Learn more today! This is an image of the Church of God. ), The Church looking and waiting for the Lord. And, if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him [Note: 1 John 5:14-15. Choose Verse. Lap. His expectation from God. 15:14 and Micah 7:17. For I am like those who gather summer fruits, like those who glean vintage grapes; there is no cluster to eat of the first-ripe fruit which my soul desires. The Targum is. 2. 3. It is not only, "Saviour God," but "God, my Saviour," Thou who hast been, art, and wilt be, my God, my saving God. In this light, we confidently reject the opinions which view these words (Micah 7:7) as a part of a Psalm later incorporated into the text by some "editor," or the notion that this promise of blessing "does not fit" the preceding paragraph. Everyone is a thief and a murderer. 11:11. Micah 7:17. the LORD. Micah knows that God's people will stay in their low place until He pleads my case and executes justice for me. 2. (Cf); Psalms 22:1; Matthew 27:46. Micah 7:12 <> Isa. The title. ].” Indeed David proposes himself to us as an example in this particular: “My soul,” says he, “wait thou only upon God; for my expectation is from him. If you go into any place where the Gospel is not preached with power, and wish to refresh your spirit with the society of those who are truly alive to God, will you not find yourselves like a person in a vineyard after that the fruits have been gathered, where he can scarcely obtain a cluster to satisfy his longing appetite? By ואני what follows is attached adversatively to the preceding words. Micah 7:7-9 "Therefore I will look unto the Lord; I will wait for the God of my salvation: my God will hear me. The prophet sets himself, I, with emphasis, against the multitude of the ungodly. Yes: this poor man cried; and the Lord heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles [Note: Psalms 34:4; Psalms 34:6. It is the privilege of the real Christian, that he knows to whom he can go in the hour of distress; that though all be rough under foot, all, when he looks up, is clear overhead. Micah 7:7 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Micah 7:7, NIV: "But as for me, I watch in hope for the LORD, I wait for God my Savior; my God will hear me." Try it free for 30 days. The feeling expressed is one of personal devotion and social separation. The words, God of my salvation, My God,” indicate the exercise of that appropriating faith by which we “lay hold on the hope set before us” in the everlasting Gospel. . His purpose of waiting on God he had expressed wistfully. In fact, it seems that nobodygood remains. Micah 7:7(NASB) Verse Thoughts. 58:6–7. There is more eloquence in that sentence than in all the orations of Demosthenes. It is not only, “Saviour God,” but “God, my Saviour,” Thou who hast been, art, and wilt be, my God, my saving God. An EasyEnglish Bible Version and Commentary (2800 word vocabulary) on the Book of Micah. Applies to spiritual condition: one humbled on account of sin; sorrowful, returning one. He had the evidence of experience. And may my enemy see it, and shame cover her, who hath said to me, Where is Jehovah thy God? App-4. My God will hear me. "tremble" (BDB 919), Exod. III. Not as Felix, but one who has reverence for it, tries to keep it, fears to break it. In the pre-Christian era, God's message through the prophets always had that quality of being addressed to both Israels, now to the righteous remnant, and then to the secular and unspiritual majority. The reason Micah did not succumb to utter pessimism in view of the terrible conditions in his day is that he determined to trust God. Micah 6:6–8 <> Isa. The relation between God and us, so as to authorise us to call Him ours, results from two things: donation on our side, and dedication on ours. ), A sweet silver bell ringing in each believer’s heart. And God is ready to punisht… II. We are throwing out suggestions and learning the passages as we go. 1. 15:16 and Micah 7:17. Scriptural Commentary (or Inspired Babbling) Monday, October 28, 2013. A final prophecy of what God will do (Micah 7:18-20) brings the prophecy of Micah to a close. Micah 7:7. He predicted the Assyrian and Babylonian invasions that would cause the fall of both Samaria (capital of the northern kingdom of Israel) and Jerusalem (capital of the southern kingdom of Judah). The depravities of society, its treacheries, its selfishness, and its furious lust overpowered all faith but faith in God, and compelled, through a terrible discipline, and yet a gracious one, to that Christlike attitude of perfect resignation and perfect devotion and perfect hope depicted by the text. God has promised to look to, i.e., after. Look — As one set in a watch-tower looks round about, and diligently observes all that stirs, so will the prophet; so did they who in Israel and Judah feared the Lord. The rich cannot oppress the poor; nor could they, amongst us, find judges corrupt enough to pervert the laws for gain. Micah 7:7, ESV: "But as for me, I will look to the LORD; I will wait for the God of my salvation; my God will hear me." Whensoever we call, God will hear. Therefore, be it far from me to doubt His present and future favour. She did so under the Babylonian captivity; she shall do so again hereafter when the spirit of grace shall be poured on her (Zechariah 12:10-13). A man's enemies are the men of his own house." Therefore I will look unto the LORD; I will wait for the God of my salvation: my God will hear me. 2. ... Micah 7:7 Therefore I will look unto the LORD; I will wait for the God of my salvation: my God will hear me. . : “God is our only refuge and asylum in things desperate, and rejoices to help in them, in order to shew His supreme Power and Goodness especially to those who believe, hope, and ask it. In declining and sad times the people of God ought to be most earnest in dealing with Him, defending on Him, and expecting His help. He prophesied during the reigns of kings Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah of Judah. Not that we need go back to times of popery for acts of intolerance in reference to religion; for the same hatred of piety exists at the present day: and it not unfrequently happens, that persons are obliged to conceal from their parents, or from those under whom they live, their attachment to the Gospel of Christ; knowing that a disclosure of it would infallibly expose them to hatred and contempt.]. Micah 7:7. mic 7:7 "This confession of sin is followed by a confession of faith on the part of the humiliated people of God" (Shlier.) Such, then, are the circumstances under which the godly are placed: and, as they are confessedly arduous, it will be proper for me to shew, II. 5, 6. with Matthew 10:21; Matthew 10:35-36. Micah 7:7-17 are spoken upon behalf of the spiritual remnant, in whose mouths Micah places a confession of sins and a plea for Jehovah to receive them. This daily newsletter provides a starting point for personal study, and gives valuable insight into the verses that make up the Word of God. But there is a deliverance that is emphatically called “salvation”; a deliverance from the wrath to come, from the powers of darkness, from the tyranny of the world, from the slavery of sin,--from all its remains and its consequences. Micah 7:7 Context. The patient exercise of hope. Nothing ought at any time to shake our confidence in God. Micah 7:7. A final prophecy of what God will do (Micah 7:18-20) brings the prophecy of Micah to a close. Bible Gateway Recommends. The soul’s confidence grounded upon Deity--upon what God is. I AM LIKE ONE WHO GATHERS SUMMER FRUIT AT THE GLEANING OF THE VINEYARD; THERE IS NO CLUSTER OF GRAPES TO EAT, NONE OF THE EARLY FIGS THAT I CRAVE: Micah expresses his own disappointment with Judah's own moral decline in the days of Hezekiah. For I have become like one who, after the summer fruit has been gathered, after the vintage has been gleaned, Micah 7:1 "Woe is me! Micah 7:1-20. This term, Lord, is characterised by the Church in two ways. 6–7) also moves from prophecies of punishment (6:1–7:6) to confidence in God’s salvation (7:7–20). Let us go on —. ], [At different periods of the Jewish history, it was at the peril of a man’s life to espouse the cause of the God of Israel; so entirely had idolatry superseded the worship of the one true God. Woe is me! Resolution rashly formed in our own strength not only fails, but often proves a snare to the soul. Micah 7:8 Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD shall be a light unto me. Israel expresses her faith in God, though she suffers grievous tribulation, and is confident in the fulfilment of the promised restoration. By what is this resolution excited? Micah 7:7 . ), The Lord Jehovah is a never-failing source of consolation to His believing people. Passage Lookup; Keyword Search ; Available Versions; Audio Bibles; Bible Engagement; Study. "But I, for Jehovah will I look out; I will wait for the God of my salvation; my God will hear me. And when no one injures us, yet custom is deemed almost a law: thus it happens that we think that to be lawful which is sanctioned by the manners and customs of the age; and when success attends the wicked, this becomes a very strong incentive. for am I fallen, I rise again; for do I sit in darkness, Jehovah is light to me." The prophet, in the name of the church, sadly laments the woeful decay of religion in the age wherein he lived, and the deluge of impiety and immorality which overwhelmed the nation, which levelled the differences, and bore down the fences, of all that is just and sacred ( v. 1-6 ). ].” Such times have been in the very country in which we live: and such they would be again, if popery were to regain its ascendant. Micah 7. Faith is “the victory that overcometh the world.” God is the object of that faith; His Word is the ground upon which it rests, and confidence and peace and assurance forever are its invariable fruits. To Him will I look. Trembles at My Word. 1. 2. In so much of the Word of God we discover the little word 'BUT'. Contrite--repentant. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. ];” and in the event will surely shew himself “mighty to save.” “Wait, then, on the Lord, every one of you; and be of good courage; and he will strengthen your heart: wait, I say, upon the Lord [Note: Psalms 27:14.].”]. Micah 7:7-17 are spoken upon behalf of the spiritual remnant, in whose mouths Micah places a confession of sins and a plea for Jehovah to receive them. Though I fall I will rise; Though I dwell in darkness, the Lord is a light for me. This document has been generated from XSL (Extensible Stylesheet Language) source with RenderX XEP Formatter, version 3.7.3 Clien This our proverbs express , how God aids, when there is least sign of it.". Commentary on Jonah, Micah, Nahum by John Calvin. IV. In this chapter, I. Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary 7:1-7 The prophet bemoans himself that he lived among a people ripening apace for ruin, in which many good persons would suffer. 7. When all forsake, betray, fail, when “love is waxed cold” Matthew 24:12, and men, in the last days, shall be “lovers of their ownselves” 2 Timothy 3:2, 2 Timothy 3:4, “not lovers of God”, I, - he does not say, “will trust,” but -, “will” (Jerome), “with the eye of the heart contemplating, loving, venerating God most High, and weighing His mercy and justice,” “gaze intently” with the devotion of faith toward Him, though I see Him not: yet so too I will rest “in” Him (compare Psalm 25:15; Psalm 123:1; Psalm 141:8) and “on” Him, as the eyes are accustomed to rest in trust and love and dependence, and as, on the other hand, the eyes of God “espy into” Psalm 66:7 man and dwell on him, never leaving him unbeheld. 4. Lap. “The Lord will hear me”. They are totally abandoned unto God's care. He has given Himself to be my God. “My God will hear me.” It is the province of faith to appropriate God, as much as it is the province of faith to believe in His existence. The Church also calls Him her God. ... 7:17-18 The Tyndale Commentary, vol. He was encouraged by--. Micah 7:1 Woe is me! Mic 7:7 Therefore I will look unto the LORD; I will wait for the God of my salvation: my God will hear me. Looking unto the Lord is an all-sufficient remedy to keep them from being carried away in a declining time, and from discouragement in a sad time. Micah 7:7-9 "Therefore I will look unto the Lord; I will wait for the God of my salvation: my God will hear me. Because if He did not hear prayer, He would Himself be a great loser. I will wait for the God of my salvation] If he tarry, I will wait for him; because he will surely come, he will not tarry, Habakkuk 2:3. (Sketches of Four Hundred Sermons.). Men had no comfort, no satisfaction in their own families or in their nearest relations. Lukewarm dealing with God, however it may please fools in a calm day, yet will not bear out in a time of public defection. We must wait for God humbly, believingly, faithfully, patiently, and perseveringly, in all the means of His appointment. For I have become like one who, after the summer fruit has been gathered, after the vintage has been gleaned, Two things--prayer and patience. The general prevalence of wickedness. The awful state of the world around him he declares in very pathetic terms; crying, in the view of it, “Woe is me [Note: ver. Looking to Him is seeking Him in prayer. In thischapter, Micah continues to describe the situation in Jerusalem. Is there not occasion for the same lamentation now? If we look at Christians of more favoured times, it seems as if “the good man had now almost perished from the earth;” so few are there who resemble the saints and martyrs of former ages [Note: ver. Man is a creature requiring help. They differ in their condition, in their complexion, their stature, speech, apparel, manners. 1. The prophet says, "Keep the doors of thy mouth from her that lieth in thy bosom. This tiny conjunction joins two thoughts together through stark contrast. Click the verse number to read commentary, definitions, meanings, and notesfor that particular Micah 7 verse. NIV Study Bible, Hardcover. I will wait for, though he do not presently appear for me, saith the church, I will with patience expect. 3. And he calls him the God of his salvation; by which he intimates that, relying on his word, he thus perseveres in enduring injuries: for it cannot be but that every one will submit himself to God, and surrender himself to be protected by him, if this truth be first fixed in his mind — that God will never forsake his own people. Micah was from Moresheth-Gath, in southwest Judah. Micah 7:7. He has promised, that you shall not be “tempted above that ye are able; but shall, with the temptation, have also a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it [Note: 1 Corinthians 10:13. 4. The one great consideration so often overlooked by scholars intent only upon a literary examination of the text is that from the very beginning of the promise to Abraham and his posterity, the pledge on the part of God assuring the posterity of Abraham of blessing and prosperity always pertained exclusively to the "spiritual seed" of the great patriarch, and not at all merely to his fleshly descendants. If it were a matter of absolute fact that God would always answer the prayers of His people as they present them, it would be an awful truth. II. Forerunner Commentary Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown John Wesley's Notes Matthew Henry People's Commentary (NT) Robertson's Word Pictures (NT) Scofield: Definitions: Interlinear: Library: Topical Studies: X-References: Commentaries: No entry exists in Forerunner Commentary for Micah 7:7. “I will look unto the Lord,” etc. Study This × Bible Gateway Plus. Th… In so much of the Word of God we discover the little word 'BUT'.This tiny conjunction joins two thoughts together through stark contrast. Intercession was a test of the prophetic office; Jeremiah 27:18; Genesis 20:7 But Micah's prayer voices also the heart exercise of the remnant in the last days. But he still believingly waited for the progressive and perfect accomplishment of the work which He had already begun. Were they unserviceable to him? Misery Turned to HopeHow miserable I am!I feel like the fruit picker after the harvestwho can find nothing to eat.Not a cluster of grapes or a single early figcan be found to satisfy my hunger.The god Therefore I will look unto the Lord — as if no one else were before mine eyes. I will look, he says, to Jehovah. Bible > Bible Commentary; Wesley’s Explanatory Notes; Micah; Micah 7; John Wesley’s Explanatory Notes << Micah 6 | Micah 7 | Nahum 1 >> (Read all of Micah 7) Verse 1 [1] Woe is me! www.easyenglish.bible. So, when Jehoshaphat prayed, “We have no might against this great company that cometh, against us, neither know we what to do, but our eyes are upon Thee” 2 Chronicles 20:12, 2 Chronicles 20:15; God answered by the prophet, “Be not afraid nor dismayed by reason of this great multitude; for the battle is not yours, but God‘s”. Micah 7:7-9 Micah 7:7-9 [7] Therefore I will look to the LORD; I will wait for the God of my salvation: my God will hear me. Micah 7:10. 1 What misery is mine! I will wait for the God of my salvation; who is the author both of temporal, and of spiritual, and eternal salvation; for the light of his countenance, when he hides himself; for the performance of promises he has made; for answers of prayer put up to him; for discoveries of pardoning grace, having sinned against him; for help and assistance in all times of need; for the salvation of the Lord, for an application of it, for the joys and comforts of it; and for Christ the Saviour, his coming in the flesh, which all the prophets and Old Testament saints were looking and waiting for: and who, doubtless, was upon the mind and in the view of the prophet when he uttered these words. Differences in opinions, speculations, discipline, religious usages, forms and ceremonies, only concern the dress of religion; the body is essentially the same. It is well, when faith’s trial comes, to be prepared with some great standard truth to which we may hold fast under all circumstances. Here the prophet, in the name of the church and people of God, declares what he would do in such circumstances, since there was no dependence on men of any rank, in any relation or connection with each other; he resolved to look alone to the Lord, and put his trust in him; look up to the Lord in prayer, use an humble freedom with him, place a holy confidence in him, expect all good things from him, and wait for them; look to Christ in the exercise of faith, which is, in New Testament language, a looking to Jesus; and the Targum interprets this clause of the Word of the Lord, the essential Word, who is to be looked unto, and believed in, as the Son of God, who is the true God, and eternal life; as the Lamb of God, that takes away the sin of the world; as the Mediator between God and men: as in all his offices of Prophet, Priest, and King; as the Lord our righteousness, and as the only Saviour and Redeemer of men; and that for all things; when in darkness, for light; when weak, for strength; when sick, for healing; when hungry, for food; when disconsolate, for comfort; in short, for all supplies of grace here, and for eternal glory and happiness hereafter; and though he is in heaven, and not to be seen with our bodily eyes, yet he is held forth in the word of the Gospel, and the ordinances of it; and is to be seen there with an eye of faith: I will wait for the God of my salvation; who is the author both of temporal, and of spiritual, and eternal salvation; for the light of his countenance, when he hides himself; for the performance of promises he has made; for answers of prayer put up to him; for discoveries of pardoning grace, having sinned against him; for help and assistance in all times of need; for the salvation of the Lord, for an application of it, for the joys and comforts of it; and for Christ the Saviour, his coming in the flesh, which all the prophets and Old Testament saints were looking and waiting for: and who, doubtless, was upon the mind and in the view of the prophet when he uttered these words. Home × Home; Bible. What is it that sustains this relation? Commentary on the book of Micah by Yair Davidiy Micah-1 We are moving through the Bible fairly quickly, looking for points that are pertinent to identifying the LTTS. Daniel 9:3-19. Easton's Bible Dictionary Micah 7:7. Rejoice not over me, O mine enemy! Waiting for the Lord is not a suspension of mental activity, nor a cessation of personal exertion; it is a lively exercise of the mind, ardently desiring and diligently seeking the blessings of salvation in all the duties and ordinances of the Gospel. "I would wait;" for man's longing trust must be upheld by God. Therefore all mistrust and despondency is then to be supremely avoided, and a certain hope and confidence in God is to be elicited. “The Lord will hear me”. Not far from them were large storehouses where everything they could need was supplied, if they but sent in their requests. 1 Samuel 4:13; Titus 2:13). In every ago of the world, under every dispensation of society, God’s people have been the same, their wants the same, their dependence the same, their tastes the same, their principles the same. “I will.” It is look is one of power, and it means help and protection. 2. Our Price: $15.49 Save: $7.50 (33%) Buy Now. Read Micah 7 commentary using John Gill's Exposition of the Bible. 7:7-17 are spoken upon behalf of the spiritual remnant, in whose mouths Micah places a confession of sins and a plea for Jehovah to receive them. For though the vain boasting, that they had been adopted by God, that they were the holy race of Abraham, was everywhere in the mouth of all, yet hardly one in a hundred had any regard for God. 7. Israel’s Misery. Contempt and violation of domestic duties are a sad symptom of universal corruption. The preaching of Micah about the impending judgment of God bore fruit during the reign of King Hezekiah, whose story is told in 2 Kings 18-20. . 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