In this chapter we have, I. A prediction of the troubles and distresses of the Jewish nation, Mic. 5:1. II. A promise of the Messiah, and of his kingdom, to support the people of God in the day of these troubles. 1. Of the birth of the Messiah, Mic. 5:2, 3. 2. Of his advancement, Mic. 5:4. 3. Of his protection of his people, and his victory over his and their enemies, Mic. 5:5, 6. 4. Of the great world by it, Mic. 5:7. 5. Of the destruction of the enemies of the church, both those without, that attack it, and those within, that expose it, Mic. 5:8-15.