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Micah 5:2-5a

Advent 4 - Year C

December 20, 2009

The Rev. Dr. Wiley Stephens (UMC)

I am Micah.  You know me because I wrote one of the books of prophecy that is found in what is called by some the Old Testament and others the Hebrew Bible.  I lived in the latter part of the eighth century before the birth of Jesus Christ. I came from Moresheth, a village located 25 miles southwest of Jerusalem.  It was a part of Judah called Shephelah.  This is an area about fifty miles long of gently sloping limestone hills and fertile valleys separating the Judean hill country from the western coastal plain.

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