Getting Real

Getting Real

When we see as God sees, then we are more inclined to do as God says.

Micah 6:1-8
Hear now what the Lord says: “Arise, plead your case before the mountains, And let the hills hear your voice. 2 Hear, O you mountains, the Lord’s complaint, And you strong foundations of the earth; For the Lord has a complaint against His people, And He will [a]contend with Israel. 3 “O My people, what have I done to you? And how have I wearied you? Testify against Me. 4 For I brought you up from the land of Egypt, I redeemed you from the house of bondage; And I sent before you Moses, Aaron, and Miriam.
5 O My people, remember now What Balak king of Moab counseled, And what Balaam the son of Beor answered him, From Acacia Grove to Gilgal, That you may know the righteousness of the Lord.” 6 With what shall I come before the Lord, And bow myself before the High God? Shall I come before Him with burnt offerings, With calves a year old? 7 Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams, Ten thousand rivers of oil? Shall I give my firstborn for my transgression, The fruit of my body for the sin of my soul? 8 He has shown you, O man, what is good; And what does the Lord require of you But to do justly, To love mercy, And to walk humbly with your God?

  • GOD’S INDICTMENT…
    • He freed them from and provide new life in these areas…
      • Their Enslavement to Freedom
      • Their Outcast Status to Inheritance
      • Their Dictatorship to Leadership
      • Their Cursing to Blessing
      • Their Death to Destiny
    • Steven Covey said in 7 Habits of Highly Effective People…
      • “We see the world, not as it is, but as we are – or, as we are conditioned to see it.”
      • When we see as God sees, then we are more inclined to do as God says.

GOD’S INCLINATION…

Micah 6:6-7
6 With what shall I come before the Lord, And bow myself before the High God? Shall I come before Him with burnt offerings, With calves a year old? 7 Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams, Ten thousand rivers of oil? Shall I give my firstborn for my transgression, The fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?

Micah 6:8
He has shown you, O man, what is good; And what does the Lord require of you But to do justly, To love mercy, And to walk humbly with your God?

  • DO JUSTLY… Do the Next Right Thing
  • LOVE MERCY… Love the Way God Loves
  • WALK HUMBLY WITH YOUR GOD… Get Over Yourself, and Never Get Over Him

 

  • Without HUMILITY…
    • healthy families can’t be grown
    • healthy teams can’t be built
    • healthy business can’t be developed
    • healthy churches cannot exist