Sin in the Kingdom of God

Sin in the Kingdom of God

Nov 10, 2019

Passage: Micah 1:1-16

Preacher: Tim Akin

Series: The Coming of the King: Study through the book of Micah


Micah Overview (Micah 1:1):

  • Purpose: A word from God of judgement and hope for the nation of Israel.
  • Author: The Prophet Micah.
  • Date: Approximately 750-700 B.C.
  • Themes:
    • The threat of divine judgment for breaking covenant with God.
    • God is a God of justice and mercy who pleads for the cause of the poor and requires His people to do the same.
    • After judgment God will restore Jerusalem through the promised Davidic King
  • Key Verse: Micah 5:2.
    • But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, who are too little to be among the clans of Judah, from you shall come forth me one who is to be ruler in Israel, whose coming forth is from of old, from ancient days.”

Main Idea: Our God is a jealous God who will discipline us when we sin.


  1. God is the holy Judge. (1:2)

  2. God takes sin seriously. (1:3-7)
    • His Covenant: A binding agreement between two groups or individuals.
    • Sin of Idolatry: Putting something or someone other than God first in your life.

  3. God grieves over our sin. (1:8-9)

  4.  God will punish our sin. (1:10-16)