Come, Follow Me Insights
To discuss Amos and Obadiah, this week Taylor and Tyler invite Fred Woods. Fred has a PhD in the Hebrew Bible, and his insights on these two books will help you to better understand the Old Testament.
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- Resource Guide for Amos; Obadiah.
- Old Testament Cultural Insights by Avram Shannon
- The Jesus Christ Focused Old Testament: Making Sense of a Monumental Book by Donald W. Parry
Amos 1: Amos shows the Lord’s judgments upon Syria, the Philistines, Tyre, Edom, and Ammon.
Amos 2: The Lord will pour out judgments upon Moab, Judah, and Israel for their unrighteousness.
Amos 3: The Lord reveals His secrets unto His servants the prophets—Because Israel rejects the prophets and follows evil, the nation is overwhelmed by an adversary.
Amos 4: The Lord withholds rain, sends famine and pestilence, and destroys gardens and vineyards as judgments upon His people, yet they do not return unto the Lord.
Amos 5: The people of Israel are exhorted to seek the Lord and do good so that they may live—Their sacrifices to false gods are abhorrent.
Amos 6: Woe to them who are at ease in Zion—Israel will be plagued with desolation.
Amos 7: Amos relates how he was called of God to be a prophet—He prophesies the captivity of Israel.
Amos 8: Amos prophesies the downfall of Israel—There will be a famine of hearing the word of the Lord.
Amos 9: Israel will be sifted among all nations—In the last days, the people of Israel will be gathered again into their own land, and it will become productive.
Obadiah : Obadiah prophesies the downfall of Edom—Saviors will stand upon Mount Zion.