Amos was a rather humble person — that's why god called him — he was a herdsman and a gatherer of sycamore fruit his birth and early adulthood is not even mentioned, yet god made. The book of amos talks about god's judgement the thirtieth book in the bible is the book of amos it is the third of the minor prophetic books and was written by the prophet amos in the reign of jereboam ii of israel - c 750 bc. Introduction to amos-old testament study guide for home-study seminary students. The book of amos is the third of the twelve minor prophets in the tanakh/old testament and the second in the greek septuagint tradition amos,. The prophet amos lived during the long reign of king jeroboam ii jeroboam the son of joash (not to be confused with jeroboam the son of nevat, the first king of the northern kingdom of the ten tribes) reigned over the ten tribes of israel for forty years (from the year 3114 till 3153 after creation.
Judas by amos oz - review a scintillating novel set in 1950s jerusalem blends a tender coming-of-age story with a thought-provoking study of betrayal peter stanford. Amos chapter seven commentary by ron beckham audio bible study - amos 7:1-5 verse 1 thus the lord god showed me, and behold, he was forming a locust-swarm when the spring crop began to sprout. Amos (the english surname ames is merely a different spelling of amos), from the hebrew name pronounced aw-moce, meaning to carry, or a burden, was a prophet from the southern kingdom of judah who was given to prophesy to the northern kingdom of israel (see also the prophets: north and south.
Top 5 commentaries on the book of amos it is technical and detailed almost beyond belief, but for those doing in-depth study of amos, it is a must runners up. This is a self-test on the book of amos before you attempt to answer the questions below you should read these chapters in the bible and answer the questions at the. Amos is one of the bible's minor prophets these prophets are known by this name because the length of their prophecy is shorter than that of the major prophets it should be noted however that there is equal importance given to both the major and minor prophets let's look at what we know about. Chapter 7:1-9 1the lord showed amos a series of visions foretelling the destruction of israel, amos pleaded with god on israel's behalf in the first vision he saw a swarm of locusts ready to destroy the. Amos was a prophet who worked alone he was also involved in sheep, cattle, and fruit businesses he spoke and wrote often about the inequalities between the rich and poor.
Bringing christian classic books to life college computer science. Amos 5:1 hear ye this word which i take up against you, [even] a lamentation, o house of israel in order to impress israel the more, amos begins this his third appeal by a dirge over its destruction, mourning over those who were full of joy, and thought themselves safe and enviable. Amos 1 in the picture study bible, with maps and background information on amos 1 (bible history online. Amos and isaiah-study questions amos and isaiah were contemporaries and they address the same problems both of them have the difficult task of bringing a message of judgment to people who are complacent in their sense of well-being and rightness before god. Amos 7:1 thus hath the lord god showed unto me and, behold, he formed grasshoppers in the beginning of the shooting up of the latter growth and, lo, [it was] the.
Prophet amos bible study information with prophet amos bible study meaning and prophet amos bible study discussion below is a list of scripture locations to verify the time period in which each prophet prophesied. Exegetical study of amos 5:18-27 by mykola leliovskyi submitted to dr myron c kauk in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of master of theology. Amos 3:1 hear this word that the lord hath spoken against you, o children of israel, against the whole family which i brought up from the land of egypt, saying, amos 3:2 you only have i known of all the families of the earth: therefore i will punish you for all your iniquities. A fantastic study of the book of amos in the logos edition, this volume is enhanced by amazing functionality important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library.
Introduction amos' prophetic ministry took place during the reigns of jeroboam ii, king of israel, and uzziah, king of judah he was contemporary with jonah and hosea who were prophets in the northern kingdom of israel and with isaiah and micah who were prophets in the southern kingdom of judah. Outline of the book of amos you only have i know of all the families of the earth: therefore i will visit upon you all your iniquities (see study # 1. Amos' determination to prophesy originated in god's commission, as portrayed by an illustration as fear is the natural reaction to the roar of a lion, so prophecy is the natural reaction to the hearing of the voice of the lord.