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Timeless Admonitions for Society

September 24th, 2017 · No Comments

Amos 5:15 (New Living Translation) Hate evil and love what is good; turn your courts into true halls of justice. Perhaps even yet the Lord God of Heaven’s Armies will have mercy on the remnant of his people. This one is pretty simple. Yet it is one of those that we tend to forget to […]

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The Instruction of the LORD

November 27th, 2016 · No Comments

Amos 2:4 (New Living Translation) This is what the Lord says: “The people of Judah have sinned again and again, and I will not let them go unpunished! They have rejected the instruction of the Lord, refusing to obey his decrees. They have been led astray by the same lies that deceived their ancestors. In […]

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Dark and Hopeless

October 25th, 2014 · No Comments

Amos 5:18-20 (New Living Translation) 18 What sorrow awaits you who say, “If only the day of the Lord were here!” You have no idea what you are wishing for. That day will bring darkness, not light. 19 In that day you will be like a man who runs from a lion— only to meet […]

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The Value of a Person – A Pair of Sandals

November 17th, 2012 · No Comments

Amos 2:6 (New Living Translation) This is what the Lord says: “The people of Israel have sinned again and again, and I will not let them go unpunished! They sell honorable people for silver and poor people for a pair of sandals. This is how far down the people of Israel fell. They are selling people; they […]

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Tags: Amos · Old Testament