Category Archives: Amos

Amos 7-9 — When there’s no turning back

I suppose the tough thing about going through these prophets is that for many of them, especially during this time in the books of Kings and Chronicles, they seem to be beating the same drum, namely that of judgment. I … Continue reading

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Amos 6; Luke 12:13-21 — Self-centeredness, pride, and complacency

This passage reminds me of the parable that Jesus told in Luke 12:13-21.  In the story, a man had a rich crop, and he soon realized that there was no place for him to store all the food.  So what … Continue reading

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Amos 5:16-27 — Are you ready?

Sometimes people look at the evil around them, the crime, the violence, the natural disasters, and just wish that God would intervene already and set all things right.  But do they really understand what they’re asking for? God told the … Continue reading

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Amos 3-5 — With greater knowledge…

Ignorance is bliss.  So they say, anyway.  Actually, according to God, that’s not exactly true.  As we saw in chapters 1 and 2, judgment was coming to the nations around Israel.  What was the reason? “They do not know how … Continue reading

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Amos 1-2 — A time for judgment

As seen in verse 1, Amos was a contemporary of Hosea and Jonah, as well as of Isaiah, and prophesied during the reigns of Uzziah in Judah and Jeroboam II in Israel.  Again, this was a time of material prosperity, … Continue reading

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