Amos: “What I want is justice!”

In Jonah, Amos

God’s call for justice is the central theme of Amos. During this period of Israel’s history, the people were wealthy and powerful (even religious!), yet they obtained all of this at the expense of others. The poor and outcasts of society were abused by the rich and corrupt upper class. …

Amos: “Get ready to face my judgment”

In Jonah, Amos

Amos is a book filled with fierce words of warning about God’s coming judgment against the nations. The book opens with a series of judgments against the surrounding nations. In every case, to the Syrians, Edomites, Ammonites, Moabites, the people of Tyre, and even to the kingdom of Judah God said …

Jonah’s Sign vs. Jesus’ Sign

In Jonah, Amos

There are many fascinating parallels between Jonah and Jesus. Both voluntarily plunged into the sea/grave in order to save others; both spent 3 days and nights in the depths of the sea/grave*; Jonah’s prayer from the belly of the whale (“From deep in the belly of Sheol I cried for help… …

Jonah & Amos, Video 2008

In Jonah, Amos

Here we cover the fascinating story of Jonah and Amos and ask the question: Is it possible that God would choose a prophet who doesn’t even appreciate that He is a God of goodness and love? What does the book of Jonah tell us about God? The book of Amos …

Jonah & Amos (2007)

In Jonah, Amos

The book of Jonah is a message of mercy to “the enemy”. This book says incredibly good things about God! The book of Amos presents a dramatic contrast between a rich and “religious people” and a poor society of outcasts. It is a message for our time and culture.