Introduction the book of amos, which was named after the prophet amos, was placed third in the order of the twelve in the hebrew bible the lxx however, placed it second before joel, but this. Amos was the first of the old testament prophets to write about this 'day' when the old testament prophets spoke about this 'day', it referred to a definite event it points to a time in the future. Read amos 3 commentary using matthew henry commentary on the whole bible (complete) study the bible online using commentary on amos 3 and more. Biblical commentary amos 7:7-17 check out these helpful resources sermons children's sermons hymn lists amos 7:7-17 commentary: the context: the first verse of this book identifies the author as amos, who was among the herdsmen of tekoa (1:1.
A new translation and commentary on the book of amos, forgoing speculation about his life to provide an innovative analysis of the book itself as part of the hebrew bible, the book of amos has been studied for more than two thousand years. Commentary, amos 7:7-17 (pentecost +7), samuel giere, preaching this week, workingpreacherorg, 2010 far from wishy washy is the judgment of the lord that comes from the mouth of amos. Amos 2 exegesis the text of amos 2 finds its beginning point near the conclusion of a blistering discourse that is widely summarised as god‟s oracles against the nations that being amos‟ prophetic transmission of god‟s judgement pronounced against israel‟s neighbouring peoples for their respective transgressions.
Exegesis of amos 3:9-15 the following is a verse-by-verse exegesis of amos 3:9-15, which also includes parallel old testament passages, when applicable verse 9: verses 9 and 10 are in the form of a public summons. This critical examination of amos from prestigious old testament scholar h g thomas covers a range of issues in interpreting prophetic literature mitchell includes introductory studies on amos the historical person, the date of his writing, and the composition of the biblical book. The name amos means burden or burden bearersince most of the prophecies of amos concern coming judgment on either the nations surrounding israel or judgment on israel itself, he was a man with a burden.
Amos: a commentary on the book of amos (hermeneia: a critical and historical commentary on the bible) (hermeneia: a critical & historical commentary on the bible) [shalom m paul, frank moore cross] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers. The south african baptist journal of theology erning theological theme for amos 6:1-14 which will then serve as the theme of our sermon it is assumed throughout that the readers have read, preferably at. Amos prophesied in the northern kingdom during the reign of king jeroboam ii, but he was a southerner from tekoa, a place 5 miles south of bethlehem it seems strange that god sent amos to israel. In this assignment i will be doing an exegesis on the book of amos 5:4-6 whereby i will try to get closer to the real intention of the author, by looking at different translation, words, background and by following the exegetical processes that was given to us in class.
Amos' point is that the leaders of god's people have been invested with power and authority in order to fulfill a mission--that mission is to tend the faith of god's people, so that god's people can fulfill the mission that god had given israel. exegesis on exodus 1:8-14 2:23-25 3:7-10 introduction the structure of the text the book of exodus is a narrative it is included in what is called the pentateuch, or the first five books of the hebrew testament these first five books include the law of god, given to moses. Amos 3 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the church of christ, presents a verse level look at the bible. Amos: the lord reveals his secrets to his servants the prophets, old testament student manual kings-malachi (1982), 89-96 (8-1) introduction he was a shepherd from tekoa, a small village in the hill country of judah, but his message was for the whole house of israel and the nations of the world. Amos 1:1 places his prophecies during the reigns of uzziah7 king of judah (790-740) and jeroboam ii the king of israel (793-753) 8 taking the overlapping reigns into consideration, amos prophesied between 790-753 bc amos provides one other chronological clue: two years.
An exegesis and sermon study of amos 5:11-15 [metro north conference : september 17, 1984] by allen sorum the christian preacher in urban america develops a strong feeling of comradery and. Commentary, amos 5:18-24, herbert marbury, the african american lectionary, 200 8 while oppressive forces and philosophies have attempted to restrict the waters that amos saw, these waters continue to break loose. The prophet amos ministered during the overlapping reigns of jeroboam ii in israel (793-753) and uzziah in judah (792-740) his ministry occurred sometime between 760 and 755 bc amos prophesied at a unique time in the history of the divided kingdom from approximately 780 to 750, egypt, syria, and. He makes the seven stars and orion, two very remarkable constellations, which amos, a herdsman, while he kept his cattle by night, had particularly observed the motions of.
Amos 6 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the church of christ, presents a verse level look at the bible. Please provide a detail exegesis of the book of amos areas of particular interest are as follows: (1) amos 5:18-25 relative to historical context (2) what are the prophetic forms in amos 5: 18-25 and how does amos use them to. Amos 5:18-20 wo unto you that desire the day of the lord — scoffingly, not believing any such day will come: for this seems to be spoken of some among them, who, in mockery, expressed a desire of seeing those things which the prophet predicted brought to pass.