Is it right to cause protests that lead to destruction and bodily harm? The Lord counsels Israel to walk in the covenant. It seems that Amos is using these speeches to build to a climax. Amos began his ministry around the same time as Hosea, Isaiah, and Micah.
We thank You for remembering our sins no more once they have been dealt with at the cross. While the Israelites accepted their lifestyle as normal, the prophet recognized it as a perversion and an abomination to God.
Damascus fell to the Assyrians in BC. The Old Testament Library. In 2 Chronicles And as far as blame is concerns, of course it stands with the family, first of all, and it stands with the church as well because we have not taught the word of God as we should have.
May there be responsiveness to the truth of God in our society. I do that, too. Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. We read in verse 1 the words of Amos who was among the sheepherders from Tekoa.
Just as Israel had her observers, the Church also has observers. They had summer homes and winter homes. How do we flee from the temptation that leads us to sin? Translated by Douglas W. This means there will be plenty of shepherds leaders.
The king, Jeroboam II, lived there. Amos elsewhere does non demo a great trade of involvement in abnormalities in worship, for this ground the whole prophet is suspected of being a ulterior fiction. Israel could have and should have had a long prosperous life.
The Message of Amos. He starts with foreigners, then denounces Israel's neighbors and then the seventh speech is against Judah.
The Septuagint reads "Ashur" instead of "Ashdod. Moabites came from the line of Lot. We see that over and over again in the parables in the NT. And as a matter of fact, the lions learned a lot from Samson because that was the worst mistake that a lion ever made was roaring and pouncing on Sampson because the spirit of God came upon Samson, we read, as he was wandering near Timnah, and he took that lion and he tore it to pieces.
The prophet, after describing himself, says in the second verse and he said the Lord roars from Zion. The poor persons would need it to stay warm.
He was a native of the southern kingdom of Judah, from the town of Tekoa -- about six miles south of Bethlehem, twelve miles south of Jerusalem, and eighteen miles west of the Dead Sea.AMOS Introduction: The Book of Amos is the third in the Hebrew Canon known as The Twelve Minor Prophets.
Amos is the only “layman” among those prophets. He calls himself “a shepherd” and a cultivator of sycamore-fig trees.1 Evidently, the prophet did not want to. Hayi-S,/* History ofAncient Israel and Judah, Philadel- phiap.7 The Hebrew proper name 'ambs^ which means "a porter, someone who carries", occurs in Masoretic Text (henceforth referred to as mt) only in the hook of Amos.
Shepherds' pastures and Carmel individualized the land of Israel in a manner that was very natural to Amos the shepherd.
With this introduction, Amos announces the theme of his prophecies. A. Judah is under the influence of Jeroboam II of Israel B. Israel appears to be outwardly at its zenith of power.
Jeroboam had a successful reign (2 Ki cf. Amos ). Mar 17, · Amos and the Judgment of Judah Introduction In the previous seven Bible studies in this series on the book of Amos, we learned about the history of Israel and their surrounding nations at the time Amos' prophecies were pronounced against Damascus, Gaza, Tyre, Edom, Ammon, and Moab.
Amos was from Tekoa, a small town in Judah about 6 miles south of Bethlehem and 11 miles from Jerusalem. He was not a man of the court like Isaiah, or a member of a priestly family like Jeremiah and Ezekiel.
the Lord of history, would not abandon his chosen people or his chosen program of redemption. Introduction to Amos’s Message.Download