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Amos 9:11-15 – Hope for the fallen booth of David

Amos 9:11-15
The last word in the book of Amos promises hope. The house of David was intended to be the means by which righteousness and blessing would be experienced by the people of God – and the means by which they would be saved from all their enemies. The once powerful…

Amos 8:4-12 – The Day of the LORD

Amos 8:4-12
Israel is living in peace and luxury, but they are also acting with social injustice particularly toward the poor. Amos, like many of the Old Testament prophets, speaks of a future Day of the LORD – a day of judgment upon Israel and the nations. The Day of the LORD…

Amos 3:1-8 – The Sovereign God acts predictably

Amos 3:1-8
God reminds Israel that he was the one who had brought them up out of Egypt and made them his people. Of all the peoples on the earth God had only known Israel. ‘Known’ here is not referring to knowing information about Israel – in that sense God knew all…

Amos 7:10-17 – Who was Amos?

Amos 7:10-17
Amos lived in a time when Israel was experiencing the best political and economic circumstances since the time of King Solomon. There was peace, Judah and Israel’s boundaries were expanding and there was a growing wealthy middle and upper class. Life was the best it had been in about 200…