Micah 6:8 Devotional

Micah 6:8 Devotional

“He has shown you, O mortal, what is good.
  And what does the Lord require of you?
To act justly and to love mercy
   and to walk humbly with your God.”
Micah 6:8 (NIV)

As the Common Good team we had the opportunity to pray through this captivating piece of scripture, where Micah addresses the injustice and oppression carried out by Judah’s elites.

Micah asks the question in verse 6:8, “With what shall I come before the Lord and bow down before the exalted God?”. Prior …

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Jonah, the whale and the racist rant

Jonah, the whale and the racist rant

“When God saw what they [the Ninevites] had done and how they had put a stop to their evil ways, he changed his mind and did not carry out the destruction he had threatened. This change of plans greatly upset Jonah, and he became very angry.” Jonah 3:10 & 4:1

This passage of scripture is just unbelievable!

In the verses that follow, Jonah basically says, “I knew it! This is the reason I didn’t want to go to Nineveh! I knew you were going to show mercy! …

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Are our blanket donations really enough?

Are our blanket donations really enough?

Then Peter got down out of the boat, walked on the water and came towards Jesus – Matthew 14:22 (NIV)

If there is one miracle that Cape Town needs each winter it’s the one of Peter and Jesus walking on water. “Cape Town in winter” – a phrase that strikes a chill into anyone who’s experienced the cold, wet and windy weather that lashes the Cape this time of year.

For about two-thirds of the residents of Cape Town (that’s around one million people) it means an …

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What does it mean to ‘Live Social Justice’?

We often talk about ‘living social justice,’ but what exactly does that mean for our daily lives?  Today, we unpack what it means to have a lifestyle of social justice.

Jesus said: ‘I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full’ (John 10:10).

Unfortunately, as a result of human acts and omissions, many people in Cape Town experience life as anything but ‘full’. As Christ followers, we seek to LIVE SOCIAL JUSTICE by noticing, being moved and making …

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