2 edition of book of Amos found in the catalog.
book of Amos
1963 in New York .
Written in English
|LC Classifications||BS1586 .W44|
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|Pagination||1 v. (unpaged)|
|LC Control Number||72222364|
Amos was from among the sheepherders from Tekoa south of Bethlehem b C. You yourself will die on pagan soil, and Israel will certainly go into exile from its homeland. May your family be blessed and rewarded through verse-by-verse study of this book. Israel tramples upon the humble and the needy in the land b.
Purpose of Writing: Amos is a shepherd and a fruit picker from the Judean village of Tekoa when God calls him, even though he lacks an book of Amos book or a priestly background. The present arrangement of the sayings reflects the activity of someone other than the prophet. And I said, A basket of summer fruit. Who will not fear? Philistine 6 Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Gaza, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they carried away captive the whole captivity, to deliver them up to Edom: 7 But I will send a fire on the wall of Gaza, which shall devour the palaces thereof: 8 And I will cut off the inhabitant from Ashdod, and him that holdeth the sceptre from Ashkelon, and I will turn mine hand against Ekron: and the remnant of the Philistines shall perish, saith the Lord GOD. May your family be blessed and rewarded through verse-by-verse study of this book.
Then, God delivers curses onto Amaziah for attempting to make Amos stop prophesying, after God commanded Amos to do so. But let justice roll on like a river, righteousness like a never-failing stream! King James I commissioned a group of Biblical scholars in to establish an authoritative translation of the Bible from the ancient languages and other translations at the time, and the work was completed in Whatever you are in this life, God can use you.
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Vision of the Plummet 7 Thus he book of Amos book me: and, behold, the Lord stood upon a wall made by a plumbline, with a plumbline in his hand. The people of Ammon will receive certain judgment because of their abusive treatment of the people book of Amos book Gilead 2.
They will plant vineyards and drink their wine; they will make gardens and eat their fruit. He was not a prophet no formal role in prophesying nor the son of a prophet no formal training in prophesyingjust as they book of Amos book uneducated and untrained men cf.
And I said, A plumbline. The priest of Bethel drove Amos from the shrine—but not before hearing a terrible sentence pronounced upon himself. Through a series of three visions which are interrupted by a historical interlude illustrating the rebelliousness of the nation, and the resumption of a forth vision book of Amos book the 3 plus one motive from chaptersAmos proclaims the certain judgment leading to captivity which will come upon Israel for their abusive actions to the poor and needy in the land A.
While in the cities, Amos was deeply troubled not only by the contrast between the rich and the poor but by the way in which the political and religious leaders tried to justify this disparity.
Lion: Through the imagery of a lion who attacks his prey, Amos speaks with the authority of the Lord from Jerusalem of upcoming judgment for Israel B. The coming downfall and the utter collapse of the northern kingdom are two major themes in the Book of Amos.
Through oracles and a dirge the LORD proclaims to Israel that they should repent, but their coming judgment will certainly occur because of their arrogant sin against the weak and upright A.
Introduction: Amos presents himself as a sheepherder who was stirred through visions by God to speak judgment to Israel during the reigns of Uzziah in Judah and Jeroboam in Israel A.
Aram 3 Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Damascus, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they have threshed Gilead with threshing instruments of iron: 4 But I will send a fire into the house of Hazael, which shall devour the palaces of Ben-hadad.
Foreshadowings: The Book of Amos ends with a glorious promise for the future. As it is with all nations that rise up against the kingdom of God, even Israel and Judah will not be exempt from the judgment of God because of their idolatry and unjust ways.
Sarcastically, the LORD exhorts the sons of Israel to continue with their profane worship in the shrines of Israel b. Hence they interpreted their own prosperity and that of the nation as a whole as evidence that the divine favor rests on them and will continue to do so for all time to come.
Though you offer Me burnt offerings and your grain offerings, I will not accept them, Nor will I regard your fattened peace offerings. These five visions are a collective prophecy that God reveals to Amos, where the people of Israel will be ultimately destroyed for their sins and wickedness against God.
But, like the Apostles, Amos was compelled to speak the message he was given, just as they were Acts A Family Affair : Amos says "Father and son use the same girl and so profane my holy name.
Amos is the first prophet to use the term "the Day of the Lord. See the Canon of the Old Testament for a more complete discussion.The book of Amos is not an easy work to read and understand. Unlike some of the prophets—Jonah or Hosea—Amos doesn’t tell a story that is easy to remember.
He brings prophecies against neighbors of Israel, mentioning names and places one can only recognize with the help of maps and reference books.
Book Overview - Amos. 1. Author and Time of Writing. The prophet Amos (= to lade, to burden, Burden-bearer) originated from Tekoa a town in Judah, south of Jerusalem. He was a herdsman and a gatherer of sycamore fruit.
The book of Amos was written during the era of divided kingdoms of Israel but in an age which is much prosperous than the previous times especially the Northern kingdom of Isreal with ruler Jeroboam II reached at such book of Amos book level of growth and prosperity as was not seen after David and Solomon.The purpose of pdf book of Amos was to announce God’s holy judgment on the Kingdom of Israel (the Northern Kingdom), call them to repentance, and to turn from their self-righteous sins and idolatry.
God raised up the prophet Amos, as an act of His great mercy .Nov 23, · If you had to name one book that made you who you are today, what would it be?
Almost every good book changes me in a small way. But I may have not .Introduction to Amos. Amos says, “The words ebook Amos, who was among the herdmen of Tekoa, which he ebook concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash king of Israel, two years before the earthquake.” Here is the introduction to the Book of Amos.