Old Testament

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Did the people believe Micah’s prophecies?

No. “‘Don’t say such things,’ the people respond. ‘Don’t prophesy like that. Such disasters will never come our way!’” (NLT, Micah 2:6) Micah responded by saying that the kind of preacher that would satisfy them was one who would go around “uttering empty falsehoods, saying, ‘I will preach to you of wine and strong drink.’ Such a man would be the preacher for this people!” (NRSV, Micah 2:11)


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