'Amos' Tagged Posts

'Amos' Tagged Posts

WHAT IF…?

Our sermon series on Jeremiah places us at the feet of a preacher who is a bronze wall, an iron barrier to the rebellious unbelief of his own people.  His 52 chapters, though home to some of the most comforting passages of the Scriptures, thunders against the thankless congregation of Judah. We tend to think of the Old Testament prophets as fusty old men, too worked up and uptight about the sins of their times. What we too often fail…

“LET JUSTICE ROLL ON LIKE A RIVER…”

Do you remember the story of Joseph from the book of Genesis?  The young man was sold into slavery in Egypt by his own brothers.  Despite Joseph’s godliness, in fact, because of his godliness, he was falsely accused by his master’s cougar wife and thrown into the dungeon.  Do you remember how you felt the first time you heard it?  Maybe your young brain could only think: “Boy, that’s not fair at all!” And then you heard the story of…