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Lessons from Amos: Don't Pass Through Beersheba - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... . . . pass not to Beersheba.” (Amos 5:5) Beersheba (well of the “sevens”) became a location of some importance in Israel’s early history. Hagar (the Egyptian bondwoman who bore Ishmael) was rescued by God...
At Ease In Zion - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... of the nations, to whom the house of Israel came!” (Amos 6:1). Zion, or Jerusalem, was the capital of Judah, the southern kingdom, and Samaria was the capital of the northern kingdom, Israel. Despite the ungodliness rampant in both...
At Ease Or At War - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... God says: “Woe to them that are at ease in Zion” (Amos 6:1). There is yet much land to be conquered, much work to be done, many battles to be fought, and “if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the...
Amos 1:1: among the herdmen - Study Note
... among the herdmen. See Amos 9:11. Amos had not been trained as a prophet, nor was he a priest or a king. He was a mere shepherd and fruit-picker (Amos 7:14), yet God called him and used him. God gave him both the eloquence and courage necessary...
Two Faithful Friends - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... in soul." Effective ministry friendships agree in purpose (Amos 3:3). • Genuine Care: The Holy Spirit used merimnao, a burden for others' needs. Philippians 2:2-4 lists the restrictions. • Seek Christ's Things: Edify each other (1...
Disobedient Midwives - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - to lie" (Hebrews 6:18). God is absolutely holy (Exodus 15:11; Amos 4:2; etc.) without any "darkness at all" (1 John 1:5). It is absolutely clear in Scripture that God will work "all things after the counsel of his own will" (Ephesians 1:11). Even...
The Comfortable Church - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... to them that are at ease in Zion,” the prophet warned (Amos 6:1). It is significant that the Lord began His letter to the Laodicean church by identifying Himself as “the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the...
The Divine Search - Article
Norman P. Spotts, D.D. - ... desire? “Woe to them that are at ease in Zion” (Amos 6:1). Thirdly, God is searching for a man who will love the souls of men. David said, “I looked on my right hand, and beheld, but there was no man that would know me...
A Flying Eagle - Article
Paul G. Humber, M.S. - ... 32:11). “Woe to them that are at ease in Zion” (Amos 6:1) is a warning to God’s people concerning complacency and lack of interest in the things of God. The eaglet was created to fly, not stay in the nest. Even so, the believer...
The Scientific and Scriptural Impact of Amos' Earthquake - Article
Steven A. Austin, Ph.D. - ... In the mid-eighth century B.C., a shepherd-farmer named Amos of Tekoa de livered an ex tra ordinary speech at the Temple of the Golden Calf in the city of Bethel in the northern kingdom of Israel just "two years before the...
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