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May 23, 2021: Day 78 – Amos 9

The day of the Lord, what we would call the second coming of Christ, is always a day that we much anticipate.  Although here, Amos describes the day of the Lord, the day when God will come to judge, as … Continue reading

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May 22, 2021: Day 77 – Amos 8

Often in prophecies the Lord chooses to use images and object lessons to describe what God’s desires and wishes are and what is about to happen next.  Here Amos is shown a fruit basket to demonstrate that just as quickly … Continue reading

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May 21, 2021: Day 76 – Amos 7

In theory a prophet is supposed to serve the King by bringing the Word of God.  But over history we see that the prophet when they do bring the Word of God to the king, it tends to conflict with … Continue reading

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May 20, 2021: Day 75 – Amos 6

We continue to find ourselves assaulted by the words of Amos as they press upon the pride of Jacob as being the downfall of the people of Israel.  Again, the issue with those who do not follow or obey the … Continue reading

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May 19, 2021: Day 74 – Amos 5

Here Amos emphasizes the need to seek out God and God alone.  Nothing else within our religious life can be a substitute for the seeking after God.  Being a follower of Jesus should entail spiritual disciplines and a discipleship that … Continue reading

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May 18, 2021: Day 73 – Amos 4

Amos is not happy with how Israel and Judah have turned their backs on God.  What is especially interesting is about what he is most upset.  Look at vs.1 where we read that they oppress the poor and crush the … Continue reading

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May 17, 2021: Day 72 – Amos 3

Amos continues his warning to Israel and he uses rhetorical questioning in order to do it.  He begins by reminding us that God has spoken out strongly against the people of Israel.  He puts a historical context to it, in … Continue reading

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May 16, 2021: Day 71 – Amos 2

Just when you thought that you were safe the prophet speaks directly to your problems and to your issues which you were hoping would be overlooked as God denounces your neighbors.  So here we find Amos speaking to Moab first, … Continue reading

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May 15, 2021: Day 70 – Amos 1

We begin our final book of the Bible, the prophet and the prophecy of Amos.  It is interesting that while the book of Chronicles gave us the history of the kingdom and the kings of Judah, the south, Amos was … Continue reading

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May 14, 2021: Day 69 – II Chronicles 36

We come to the end of the book of II Chronicles and we find our friend the prophet Jeremiah ends the book.  Remember Jeremiah is called the weeping prophet because over his 40 year ministry he does not have a … Continue reading

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