We Need More Men Like Amos

Text: Amos 1:1 Amos Was a Regular Guy He was a sheepherder (Amos 1:1) — common occupation He was “not a prophet” (Amos 7:14) — he certainly prophesied (7:15), but was not formally recognized or received wages as a prophet He was not a “son of a prophet” (Amos 7:14) — he received no formal […]

Amos the Herdsman

Amos was not popular – 5:10 He rebuked sin – 2:6-9; 4:1 He threatened their comfort – 6:1 He spoke of judgment and punishment – 7:7-9 Amos was not a prophet – 7:14 A prophet in the sense that he prophesied – 7:15 But he was not supported by men to be a prophet – […]