01.04.2023 | Micah 5

+ Saturday: Micah 5 +
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By designating the location of Bethlehem the Jews were like those, who built the arc of Noah, providing others with a way to escape, while they themselves perished in the great flood; and like the sign which shows the way, but unable to go along it. When they were asked where the Christ was to be born they answered: “In Bethlehem of Judea, for thus it is written by the prophet” (Matthew 2:5), quoting what is said by Micah: “But you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, are not the least among the rulers of Judah; for out of you shall come a Ruler Who will shepherd My people Israel” (Matthew 2:6)
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Personal Question
When I go to church do I see a place for my salvation or a place for others’ salvation only?