My Bible study notes for Wednesday night, June 28th. Remember, these are my personal study notes and not a manuscript of the sermon. They are provided as an outline each week for our Tabernacle Church family. You can find Sermon Notes, Family Devotional Guides, Prayer List, and other resources at our Church Website.
- HEAR what the Lord has said
- LISTEN. GOD IS SPEAKING
- Godly leadership is vital to the health of the people
- The sins of the leaders are obvious
- Judgment on the leadership
- Rebuking the political and religious leadership
Corrupt Civil Leaders – vv. 1-4
- You should KNOW justice?
- Loving evil and hating good
- Rather than shepherding the people… the were attacking like wolves and animals.
- ONE DAY… they will cry out. IT WILL BE TOO LATE
- Because of their evil deeds.
- What we do indicates who we are
Corrupt Prophets – vv. 5-8
- Religious leaders
- Lead people astray
- Should be leading people to truth.
- Peace when taken care of
- War when not given what wanted
- One day… their darkness will be revealed.
- God will not speak
Micah the true prophet – v. 8
- Filled with the Spirit of God
- Power, justice, might
- Declare transgressions and sin
Corrupt Leaders in general – vv. 9-12
- All the leadership for the people
- Distorting the truth
- Murdering the innocent
- Accepting bribes
- All for personal gain
- Rulers, Priests, Prophets
CLAIMING TO SERVE THE LORD… WHICH IS A LIE
- Any theology that makes it easy for us to sin is not biblical theology (Warren Wiersbe)
- No disaster shall come upon us (GOD IS GOOD WITH US)
Judgment is coming
- Plowed as a field.
- Heap of ruins.
- AND IT DID
- 722 and 586