Micah 3-5 (The Daily Walk Bible).

Not only were Isaiah and Micah contemporaries, God felt that one section of prophecy was so important and hopeful that it had to be repeated twice!

Micah 4:1-3 “It shall come to pass in the latter days that the mountain of the house of the LORD shall be established as the highest of the mountains, and it shall be lifted up above the hills; and peoples shall flow to it, and many nations shall come, and say: ‘Come, let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, to the house of the God of Jacob, that he may teach us his ways and that we may walk in his paths.’ For out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem. He shall judge between many peoples, and shall decide disputes for strong nations far away; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war anymore.”

Isaiah 2:2-4 “It shall come to pass in the latter days that the mountain of the house of the LORD shall be established as the highest of the mountains, and shall be lifted up above the hills; and all the nations shall flow to it, and many peoples shall come, and say: ‘Come, let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, to the house of the God of Jacob, that he may teach us his ways and that we may walk in his paths.’ For out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem. He shall judge between the nations, and shall decide disputes for many peoples; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war anymore.”

Does that mean it should convey twice the hope!?!?!?!?

If you sometimes wonder about prophecy in the Bible, check out Micah 4:10. Assyria is the world power at this time, mowing down everyone in their way. We’re 100 years from Babylon doing the same, and yet Micah predicts what is to come. Shouldn’t that make us trust Micah 4:1-3 even more?

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