Do you know what God requires of you? Do you know God makes His requirements clear in His Word? Micah 6:8 conveys three things God requires. This passage is very direct and straightforward. There is no room for doubt, questions, or uncertainty.
What does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?Micah 6:8
TO DO JUSTICE – To carry out the judgments of God. Do things after the opinion of God. Follow the commands of God. Let the rules you use to conduct your life be the same as God uses.
TO LOVE KINDNESS – Be affectionate or intimate with the goodness of God. Befriend the favor given by God. Marinate in the mercy of God. Soak in the affection God has toward you. Know the wonderful value of God – being moved closer to Him day by day.
TO WALK HUMBLY – Behave oneself as lowly and reserved. Do not draw attention to self. Instead point toward God in worship and respect of Him. Be without any attempt to impress God.
Begin today doing what God wants from you. Learn His right ways of living, move close to Him in love being changed by Him, and conduct your life with a view of you being low and Him being high.
Some ways you can grow in these things God requires of you is to do the following:
- Read – His Word – Psalm 119 provides a rich commentary for the value of God’s Word and His judgments.
- Pray – Seek to understand God more by prayer and petition, presenting your anxious thoughts to Him. (Philippians 4:6)
- Watch – God direct the steps of your life as you listen to His Word and communicate with Him in prayer. (Psalm 37:23)
Written By: Anne Gurley