Monthly Archives: August 2017

Amos 6:1-14 “in gods we trust”

When we think about people worshiping gods made of wood or stone we might think that is strange depending on what part of the world you live in. Although many people do not worship images of gods there are plenty … Continue reading

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Amos 5:26-27 Bring Your Own Jesus

Amos more than likely interrupted their worship service at Bethel which was known for its corrupt worship which involved other gods. The problem with the corrupt worship is that the priests were not correcting anyone on how to worship God … Continue reading

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Amos 5:21-25 What God Rejects

Something interesting happens in this next section as the writing switches to first person even though God is speaking through the prophet Amos. This shows an intensity in the language as God is trying to get the people’s attention because … Continue reading

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Amos 5:14-20 Deceived

The People, although religious, were not obeying God in how they were treating other people. They had corrupted the courts, stolen land and over charged them to make themselves rich.  They were people who we would consider church going, God … Continue reading

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