Micah lived from 750-680 B.C. at the same time as Isaiah. His message was mainly to Judah, the southern kingdom. Kings Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah all ruled while Micah prophesied. Micah means "who is like Jehovah".
Micah 1, 3, & 6 start with "Hear" which breaks the book into 3 parts. The first three chapters describe the failure of both Judah and Israel, and predict the judgment that would fall upon each. It is vivid description of the lack of godliness in both nations. This is followed by a section in chapters 4 and 5, that describe the coming messiah, who is like God in every way. The last three chapters record the pleading of God to the nation to grasp the one thing that could change their life; the secred of godliness.
There are signs everywhere; signs that the church has become so much a part of secular society that we can no longer hear God or see what God requires. We've made a comfortable home in a world where citizens of heaven shouldn't feel at all comfortable. The message of Micah is certainly relative to our times. The culmination of the book is summed up in Micah 6:8: