Monthly Archives: May 2018

Bring Your Sacrifices Every Morning Amos 4:4

After declaring that Israel were “kine of Bashan” and they would be taken “away with hooks…and fishhooks”, he told them their “wives and females” would go out through “the breaches” or “gaps” in the walls of their city. In chapter … Continue reading

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Go Out at the Breaches Amos 4:3

The people of Israel had forsaken the LORD and His ways, and Amos the prophet was commissioned to share the judgment that was to come upon them as a result of their rebellion. Amos referred to them as the “kine … Continue reading

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Taken Away with Hooks and Fishhooks Amos 4:2

When Amos the “herdsman” prophet pronounced the LORD’s judgment upon His own people Israel, he called them “kine of Bashan, that are in the mountain of Samaria, which oppress the poor, which crush the needy, which say to their masters, … Continue reading

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You Kine of Bashan Amos 4:1

As Amos concluded the previous section of prophesy against Israel, he told how the LORD would “destroy their winter, summer, ivory and great houses”, and in chapter four and verse one of his foreboding, Amos refers to these people as … Continue reading

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The Winter and Summer House Smitten Amos 3:15

Amos the “herdsman” prophet shared the LORD of hosts’ exhortation for Jacob to “hear and testify” how He would “visit the transgressions of Israel” and “visit the altars of Bethel” whereby “the horns of the altar shall be cut off, … Continue reading

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God Visits the Transgressions of Israel Amos 3:14

Amos the prophet shared how “the LORD of hosts” called upon the people of Jacob to “hear and testify” as he pronounced judgment against them. In chapter three and verse fourteen of his prophesy, Amos proclaimed how God would “visit … Continue reading

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Hear and Testify Amos 3:13

Amos the “herdsman” prophet continued to share how Israel was to be judged by God. He employed the example of a “shepherd” taking “two legs or a piece of an ear”” out of the “mouth of the lion” to describe … Continue reading

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As a Shepherd Takes Out of the Mouth Amos 3:12

As Amos the “herdsman” prophet continued to share the judgment that was to come upon the children of Israel, he shared God’s words as He pronounced, “An adversary there shall be even round about the land; and he shall bring … Continue reading

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Your Palaces Destroyed Amos 3:11

Amos the prophet declared the people of Israel “know not to do right” and were as those“who store up violence and robbery in their palaces”. He continued to share how the LORD would judge them in chapter three and verse … Continue reading

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They Know Not to Do Right Amos 3:10

The people of Israel had turned from the ways of the LORD and found themselves directly in the path of the judgment of Almighty God. Amos the prophet shared how they ignored normal alarms such as a “lion roaring”, “trumpets … Continue reading

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