Posts with the tag “amos”
by Audrey Rogers on December 16th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Amos 9--Verse 15“I will plant them on their land, and they shall never again be uprooted out of the land that I have given them,” says the LORD your God. Israel had abandoned God, but God hadn’t abandoned them. Even as they faced the consequences for their sins against Him, He promised that He would make a way. And He did. Not only was Israel placed back in their land, but al...
by Audrey Rogers on December 15th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Amos 7—Verses 14-15Then Amos answered and said to Amaziah, “I was no prophet, nor a prophet's son, but I was a herdsman and a dresser of sycamore figs. But the Lord took me from following the flock, and the Lord said to me, ‘Go, prophesy to my people Israel.’”Amos wasn’t a minister. He wasn’t anything particularly prestigious at all; he was a simple shepherd (Amos 1:1). Sheph...
by Audrey Rogers on December 14th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Amos 5--Verse 4For the Lord says to the house of Israel: Seek me and live.This is the plea for Israel throughout this passage—and throughout the whole Bible! God wants us to LIVE. He doesn’t want destruction for us. He wants us to have life. And as God—he knows what brings life and what brings destruction. He wants us to know him because he wants us to live, and live abundant...
by Audrey Rogers on December 13th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Amos 4--Verse 13For behold, he who forms the mountains and creates the wind, and declares to man what is his thought, who makes the morning darkness, and treads on the heights of the earth— the Lord, the God of hosts, is his name!Amidst all the warnings to Israel, from God through His prophets, about their continued unfaithfulness and judgment to come, Amos takes time to prai...
by Audrey Rogers on December 11th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Amos 1-2—(Multiple verses)…for three transgressions of ___________, and for four, I will not revoke the punishment…It’s interesting to scroll through each of the grievances listed against the different people in these chapters. For all the nations around Judah, the grievance is people-to-people, e.g. ‘you exiled these people, you took their land, you beat down the poor’…but f...
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