ISBN-10: 1973173107

ISBN-13: 9781973173106

OF Amos, we now have even more details than is ordinary about the minor prophets. He offers us, via the muse of God, a number of autobiographical notices of deep curiosity, which will probably be good to examine in brief ere getting into upon the research of his messages to Israel and the encircling nations.
His prophecies got within the reigns of Uzziah king of Judah and Jeroboam II king of Israel. He describes himself as a herdman of Tekoa, a city within the hill-country of Judea, approximately twelve miles from Jerusalem, of which point out is usually made in Scripture. Thence got here the “wise lady” despatched through Joab to cajole David to allow his assassin son to come to his patrimony, in simple violation of all legislations, either human and divine (2 Sam. 14:2). There too, Ira the son of Ikkesh, considered one of David’s potent males, was once born (2 Sam. 23:26). it really is spotted on numbers of different events, or even after the go back from Babylon, the keenness of the boys of Tekoa is spoken of, notwithstanding their nobles are reproved in reference to the construction of the wall of Jerusalem (Neh. 3:5, 27). A wasteland city, surrounded by way of huge solitudes, it used to be an appropriate position for males of pastoral profession; and there Amos pursued his humble calling until eventually separated by means of the Lord to the prophetic office.
He tells us that he used to be neither born into the goodly corporation of the prophets, nor did he select that calling for himself. but if he used to be “a herdman and a gatherer of sycamore fruit” (that is, the fruit of the wild fig), the Lord acknowledged unto him, “Go, prophesy unto My humans Israel” (ch. 7:14, 15). This used to be adequate for Amos. He used to be no longer disobedient to the voice from heaven, yet, forsaking the pastures of the desolate tract, and turning his again at the position of his start, we quickly locate him stating the notice of the Lord away up within the capital of the northern nation, tremendously to the disgust and arousing the indignation of Jeroboam and his fake priest Amaziah. whilst ordered to escape to his personal land and do his prophesying there, he boldly offers his divine credentials, and grants a message extra looking out than ever.
Of the period of his ministry, or the time or conditions of his dying, we haven't any checklist. yet what has been vouchsafed to us is fraught with most vital lessons.
It is ever God’s option to arrange His servants in mystery for the paintings they're afterwards to complete in public. Moses on the bottom of the wasteland; Gideon at the threshing-floor; David along with his “few sheep” out upon the hillside; Daniel refusing to be defiled with the king’s meat; John the Baptist within the wasteland; Peter in his fishing-boat; Paul in Arabia; and Amos following the flock and herding the farm animals within the barren region of Tekoa—all alike attest this truth. it is very important discover that merely he who has therefore discovered of God within the college of obscurity is probably going to polish within the blaze of publicity.

Show description

Read Online or Download Notes on the Prophecy of Amos (Ironside Commentary Series Book 16) PDF

Best religion books books

Download e-book for kindle: The Law of Success by

The entire sixteen legislation of good fortune by means of Napolean Hill(With loose Bonus of "Think and develop Rich") What is that this ebook approximately? The legislations of good fortune used to be Napolean Hills' large paintings into checking out the genuine secrets and techniques of luck from people who had really been winning, it's not a publication in accordance with a conception like such a lot of others, this has been confirmed to paintings!

Oracles of Nostradamus (Unabridged Start Publishing LLC) by Charles A. Ward PDF

Charles A. Ward could be the simplest identified of the lecturers who've endeavored to give an explanation for the relevance of Nostradamus' prophecies. He marshals a powerful array of linguistic and historic evidence to again up his place on those enigmatic predictions. Charles Ward was once a believer and as soon as you could have learn his e-book you'll be too.

Download e-book for kindle: Verba Verbi Dei, the Words of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus by

Look at this copy of the Maria French 1894 vintage booklet on our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Jesus' phrases purely faraway from the narrative prepare on your profit during this precise literature. because of expertise a few ocular error could be current. but the worth derived is far larger.

Read e-book online Bonté divine !: La miséricorde, atout coeur dans le jeu de PDF

Après 2000 ans de vie chrétienne où certes bien des êtres ont mis en oeuvre los angeles miséricorde le second est venu d'inviter toute l'Eglise et tous les baptisés à imiter comme jamais à coups de paroles et de gestes los angeles miséricorde de Dieu qui n'est autre que son amour inconditionnel pour chacun de ses enfants.

Extra resources for Notes on the Prophecy of Amos (Ironside Commentary Series Book 16)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Notes on the Prophecy of Amos (Ironside Commentary Series Book 16)

by Anthony

Rated 4.17 of 5 – based on 34 votes