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To Understand History, We Need Revelation.

Warning against “the danger of going outside the sphere of faith into the area of observation”, G. C. Berkouwer disputes the legitimacy of interpreting the ways of Providence on the basis of facts” (The Providence of God, pp. 278 more words


LISA: Meeting, Greeting and Learning

I will start with saying, “It has been a wonderful week.”

On Saturday (January 14th), we went to the AMOS campus to sit in on the arrival presentation for a group coming from California. 399 more words


Reflections on Amos 6-9

Amos sees five visions of judgment, and then closes the book with the promise of restoration.

  • Word of God – God tells Israel that soon there will be a famine of hearing the Word of God (8:11-12).
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Reflections on Amos 1-5

God is sending judgment upon the nations, and especially Israel, because of their sins.  He calls Israel to return to Him.

  • Oppression – Israel was condemned for their oppression of the poor.
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Sweetened daggers

“I raised up some of your sons as prophets, and some of your young men as Nazirites. Is it not so, O you children of Israel?” Says the Lord.

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Amos 1-9: Justice and Righteousness

(1-8) Amos begins by confronting the violence of Israel’s neighbors, but then turns his focus on Israel.  What sins does Amos confront?

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