Amos 3 Devotional Commentary

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Amos 3:3

For centuries, the nation of Israel had been called to turn back to the Lord, and many prophets of God had trumpeted the warning to repent of their sins, to return to the Lord, and to turn from their wicked ways.

God had made a conditional covenant with His people, Israel. He promised to bless them if they would walk in His ways and obey His statues, but He warned of judgement if Israel rejected His ways, despised His ordinances, read more...

Amos 3:7

Our God is a God of love and mercy, but He is also a God of justice and righteous judgement and when His people who are called by His name are sinful, idolatrous, disobedient, and rebellious, the inevitable result is their justified punishment.

The prophet Amos opens his book with a roar of judgement against several of the idolatrous nations that surrounded Israel. Specific judgements are made against Damascus and Gaza - and read more...