“The State of the Union” of a Dying Nation (Amos 4-6) – Sunday Sermon, March 10, 2024

“The State of the Union” of a Dying Nation (Amos 4-6) – Sunday Sermon, March 10, 2024

The attached Sermon continues Pastor Smith’s chronological series, “Logos: A Journey of Faith, Hope, and Love.” The message is taken from the Book of Amos and contrasts the cultural implosion of ancient Israel with the United States in the 21st...
Israel’s Dispersal and the Future Regathering of the Jews (Amos 9, 2 Chronicles 27)

Israel’s Dispersal and the Future Regathering of the Jews (Amos 9, 2 Chronicles 27)

Scripture reading – Amos 9, 2 Chronicles 27 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study.  Today’s Scripture reading concludes our study of the prophecies of Amos and also includes the story of the Queen of Sheba’s visit with King Solomon (2...
The End is Come, and the Word of God is Silenced (Amos 7; Amos 8)

The End is Come, and the Word of God is Silenced (Amos 7; Amos 8)

Scripture reading – Amos 7; Amos 8 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study.  Amos 6 concluded with the prophet foretelling God’s judgment of Israel for the oppression of His people and the sinful indulgence of that nation’s leaders. Amos warned...
Oh, Canada: Woe to the Proud Nations, For God’s Judgment is Nigh! (Amos 5; Amos 6)

Oh, Canada: Woe to the Proud Nations, For God’s Judgment is Nigh! (Amos 5; Amos 6)

Scripture reading – Amos 5; Amos 6 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study.  A word of introduction: As a citizen of the United States, I usually focus on the sad failings of the country I love. Like many, I lament the idiocy of government...
A Sorry State: Knowing Neither Right nor Wrong (Amos 3; Amos 4)

A Sorry State: Knowing Neither Right nor Wrong (Amos 3; Amos 4)

Scripture reading – Amos 3-4 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study.  Amos 3 – A Description of Israel’s Judgment for Its Transgressions   The Basis of God’s Judgment Against the “Children of Israel” (Amos 3:1-2)  Amos 3:1 declared God’s...
God’s Judgment of the Nations (Amos 1; Amos 2)

God’s Judgment of the Nations (Amos 1; Amos 2)

Scripture reading – Amos 1; Amos 2 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study.  Our chronological study of the Scriptures continues with the second devotional for today, which is taken from the Book of Amos. The prophet Amos was a contemporary of...