Monthly Archives: May 2017

Amos 9

Amos 9 May 31, 2017 God has sometimes been called the God of the second chance and sometimes the God of the last chance. The book of Amos is one of despair and of hope. In the first 8 1/2 … Continue reading

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Amos 8

Amos 8 May 30, 2017 It is the Lord who chastises his own. This is an important truth from the Scripture. It would be such a tragedy to waste a tribulation. It must have been difficult for Amos to sleep … Continue reading

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Amos 7

Amos 7 May 29, 3017 The burden of the prophet is almost unbearable. The prophet is given insight others are not afforded. The insight creates a heavy heart and puts a burden deep inside that motivates the prophet to stand … Continue reading

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Amos 6

Amos 6 May 26, 2017 The strongest indictment Amos brought against Israel is the injustice of the wealth of a few at the expense and suffering among many. He uses the word arrogance to describe the attitude of those who … Continue reading

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Amos 4

Amos 4 May 24, 2017 The warnings of judgment only intensify as Amos moves from chapter 3 to 4. In the opening paragraph, he states ample reason, because they have oppressed the poor and crushed the needy. The Old Testament … Continue reading

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Amos 5

Amos 5 May 25, 2017 Justice and Repentance The overarching theme of Amos 5 is that of hope, only in the Lord. Hopelessness is found in continuing the evil behavior. In verses 4 and 14, Amos pronounced hope to anyone … Continue reading

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Amos 3

Amos 3 May 23, 2017 Amos the shepherd has turned into Amos the prophet who writes as though he is a poet. Never underestimate the abilities of God’s chosen.  Not only is Amos a poet, a shepherd, and a prophet, … Continue reading

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