He was a shepherd from tekoa, a small village in the hill country of judah his message was for all israel he spoke of the judgments which were about to descend on the nations surrounding israel and on the two kingdoms of the house of israel. The economically weak could find no redress in the courts and no one to champion their cause—until the coming of amos, a shepherd from tekoa in judah, who also said that he was a dresser of sycamore trees. The prophet amos was actually a farmer from the southern kingdom of judah who responded to god's call to minister up north but before dropping his bombshell on the prosperous regime of jeroboam ii, he tantalized his primary audience with his sharp criticisms of seven of israel's neighbors. Amos with book summary - verse-by-verse bible commentary amos' message mainly concerns the northern kingdom of israel but judah (the southern kingdom) is mentioned as well and also the neighbouring nations of israel (their enemies.
Amos was a sheepherder from the southern kingdom of judah amos 7:15 shows us that he received a direct call from god to go prophesy to the northern kingdom of israel so amos goes to bethel, which was functioning as the capitol of israel. Introduction: the writer of the book of amos is identified as the prophesier amos amos was the first prophesier in the bible whose message was recorded at length although he came from a town in judah, he preached to the people of the northern land of israel, about the center of the 8th century bc. Introduction a few years before the prophet hosea began to witness against the apostasy of the house of israel, the ten tribes, and announced the coming judgment, there appeared in bethel, the seat of idolatry a peasant by the name of amos. Amos understood the role of a shepherd, and his ministry as a prophet for the great shepherd was familiar he called god's sheep to return to him, just as he expected his sheep to follow him.
God called amos, a man from the southern kingdom of judah, to deliver prophecies to the people of the northern kingdom of israel amos spoke to the israelites during the reigns of king jeroboam ii of israel and king uzziah of judah between 760-750 bc. B history: the development of abraham's family into the kingdom of israel c poetry: israel's experience in obeying and disobeying the law, god's word d prophets: israel's decline and future discipline due to disregard of the law. Amos and the judgment of judah introduction in the previous seven bible studies in this series on the book of amos, we learned about the history of israel and their surrounding nations at the time amos' prophecies were pronounced against damascus, gaza, tyre, edom, ammon, and moab. The book of amos is the third of the twelve minor prophets in the tanakh/old testament and the second in the greek septuagint tradition amos, an older contemporary of hosea and isaiah, was active c 750 bc during the reign of jeroboam ii (788-747 bc), making the book of amos the first biblical book in the section of the prophets written. Dates of origin: amos, hosea, micah - 8th century bce before the fall of the northern kingdom (israel) zaphaniah, nahum, habakkuk - 7th century bce during the fall of assyria and.
Chart and diagram slides for powerpoint - beautifully designed chart and diagram s for powerpoint with visually stunning graphics and animation effects our new crystalgraphics chart and diagram slides for powerpoint is a collection of over 1000 impressively designed data-driven chart and editable diagram s guaranteed to impress any audience. An introduction to amos amos was a prophet during the reign of king uzziah (790-739) of judah and king jeroboam ii (793-753) of israel according to amos 7:14, he was a shepherd and gatherer of sycamore fruit, but he was called to go prophesy to the northern kingdom. In the mid-eighth century bc, a shepherd-farmer named amos of tekoa de livered an ex tra ordinary speech at the temple of the golden calf in the city of bethel in the northern kingdom of israel just two years before the earthquake uzziah was king of judah and jeroboam ii was king of israel. Amos was not a prophet by profession (see 1:1 7:14-15) but nevertheless was entrusted with bringing a message from the lord to the northern kingdom of israel he prophesied sometime between 793-739 bc, probably nearer the end of that period theme the theme of amos is the universal justice of god.
The early, deuteronomic, history is sacred history - the record shows the activity and self-revelation of god the later history is more of a chronicle, and in parts the record is slight, though for some rulers we have far more evidence. The hebrew bible, or old testament recounts the history, and specifically the religious history of israel, from the creation to a few hundred years before the birth of christ the old testament tells the story of the people of israel and their relationship with god or yaweh. Amos (meaning in hebrew a burden) was (am 1:1) a shepherd of tekoa, a small town of judah, six miles southeast from beth-lehem, and twelve from jerusalem, on the borders of the great desert (2ch 20:20 compare 2ch 11:6. Amos (hebrew: עָמוֹס , modern amos, tiberian ʻāmōs) was one of the twelve minor prophets an older contemporary of hosea and isaiah , amos was active c 760-755  bce during the reign of jeroboam ii (786-746.
Amos from commentary on the old testament a history of jewish poetry, and christian apologetics amos introduction the prophet. Moral values essay examples an introduction to the history of amos a shepherd from judah 463 words 1 page an analysis of a crime of compassion by barbara. Amos the prophet the preface to the book of amos identiﬁes him as a shepherd from tekoa, and dates his prophecy to the time of king jeroboam son of joash (785—745 bce) of israel and the roughly contemporary king uzziah of judah. Though amos was from judah, he preached in israel 2 at least on one occasion he preached at bethel, which was an official place of worship introduction to the.
Amos was called to bring a lawsuit against israel for breaking the covenant comprised of four parts, these lawsuits introduced the plaintiff and judge, as well as the defendant, presented the indictment, and rendered the judgment. Hayi-s,/ history ofancient israel and judah, philadel- phia 1986, p 312, 7 the hebrew proper name 'ambs^ which means a porter, someone who carries, occurs in masoretic text (henceforth referred to as mt) only in the hook of amos. Brief summary the book of amos is relatively short, spanning nine chapters it begins with a very short introduction from amos himself, in which he names the kings reigning over israel and judah in his time, and he proceeds to proclaim that it was god himself who has given him the visions of which he is about to declare to israel and judah.