commentary or exposition upon the first chapter of... Amos delivered in 21 sermons in the parish church of Meysey-Hampton.... by Sebastian Benefield

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Chapter 1. In this chapter we have, I. The general title of this prophecy, with the general scope of it. God’s particular controversy with Syria, with Palestine, with Tyre (v.

9, v. 10), with Edom (v. 11, v. 12), and with Ammon, for their cruelty to his people and the many injuries they had done them. He preached in the same church as C. Spurgeon over one hundred years earlier. Yet most people today have never heard of John Gill.

This is unfortunate, since his works contain priceless gems of information that are found nowhere except in the ancient writings of the Jews. Presented here is a verse by verse exposition of the New Testament. THE BOOK OF AMOS Commentary by A.

Faussett. INTRODUCTION. Amos (meaning in Hebrew "a burden") was (Am ) 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 ; compare 2Ch ).

While Hosea only prophesied regarding Israel Amos also prophesied concerning the neighbouring nations of Israel. We find two quotations from the book of Amos in the Acts of the Apostles: Amos in Acts and Amos in Acts 2. Purpose of Writing. The words of Amos reveal Jehovah's mercy towards an unworthy people.

Amos begins his prophecy with words taken from Joel (verse 2; with Joel ). Amos "The words of Amos, who was among the herdmen of Tekoa, which he saw concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash king of Israel, two years before the earthquake.".

AMOS 1. This chapter actually combines with Amos 2 to form the first division of the prophecy of Amos, in which the prophet thunders the warning of the impending judgment of God upon no less than eight nations, beginning with Israel's surrounding pagan neighbors, then resting for a moment upon Judah, and by way of climax describing the utter ruin and devastation of Israel itself, i.e., the.

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AMOS EXPOSITION BY C H SPURGEON. Amos For thus saith the LORD unto the house of Israel, Seek ye me, and ye shall live. And that it just the message of God to professing Christians now: “Seek ye me.” Get away from your mere ceremonies, from trusting in your outward performances, and get really to God himself.

Matthew Henry (18 October – 22 June ) was an English commentator on the Bible, who published his works in(six-volume Exposition of the Old and New Testaments (–) or Complete Commentary), provides an exhaustive verse by verse study of the Bible, covering the whole of the Old Commentary or exposition upon the first chapter of.

Amos book, and the Gospels and Acts in the New Testament. The words of Amos: This book of the prophet Amos is the only mention we have of this man in the Old Testament.

The books of 1 and 2 Kings or 1 and 2 Chronicles do not mention this prophet, and he should not be confused with Amoz, the father of Isaiah the prophet (Isaiah ). The name Amos means burden or burden bearer. It was the late expositor S. Lewis Johnson who once said, “Amos is the kind of book that rewards constant study.” [1] To that end, the following outline is offered to help you feed your flock both the soul-sobering judgments and the heart-healing promises found in the book of Amos.

Amos 1 (Chapter I Study) Amos Exposition: That the fire which shall be sent shall fasten upon the court in the first place, not on the chief city, nor the country towns, but on the house of Hazael, which he built; Commentary on the Book of Amos Matthew Henry's Bible Commentary. Read Amos 1 online.

Commentary on Amos 2. Get this from a library. A commentarie or exposition vpon the first chapter of the prophecy of Amos: delivered in xxi. sermons in the parish church of Meisey Hampton in the diocesse of Gloucester, by Sebastian Benefield Hereunto is added a sermon vpon 1.

Cor. wherein is touched the lawfull vse of things indifferent. [Sebastian Benefield]. Both instruments are alluded to in the O.T.: the drag (or board), under the same name ḥârûtz (properly something sharpened) which it has in Amosin Isaiah“For not with a sharp threshing-board is Nigella-seed [Tristram, N.

] trodden out; nor is the wheel of a (threshing-) wagon turned about upon cummin,” Job Amos Chapter One Commentary by Ron Beckham Audio Bible Stu dy – Amos Verse 1. “The words of Amos, who was among the sheepherders from Tekoa, which he envisioned in visions concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam son of Joash, king of Israel, two years before the earthquake.”.

Verse 1. This chapter continues the further elaboration of the prophetic doom pronounced upon Israel at the conclusion of Amoshe uttered the second woe over the careless and indulgent leaders of the nation, sunk in their revellings and indifference (Amos ).For them, he pronounced their destruction and the overthrow of their nation (Amos ), emphasizing that they had acted.

Francis I. Andersen and David Noel Freedman — Amos (Anchor Yale Bible Commentaries, ). Where to begin. You might not think it possible to write an almost page commentary on a book of the Bible that generally takes up less than 10 pages.

You would be wrong. The introduction to the commentary by itself is pages. Chapter Contents. Israel is called to seek the Lord. () Earnest exhortations to repentance. () Threatenings respecting idolatries. () Commentary on Amos (Read Amos ) The convincing, awakening word must be heard and heeded, as well as words of comfort and peace; for whether we hear or forbear, the word of God shall take.

Download these notes in word format: Introduction and key themes of the Amos course How does the course work. Each session starts with a warm up question or activity and then aims to get everyone all participants to engage with the biblical text.

Each session focuses on 1 or 2 chapters of Amos so encourage everyone involved to make sure they bring their bibles or provide them. This commentary is a product of several decades of research into and teaching of the Book of Amos.

The important volume of F. Anderson and D. Freedman, Amos, AB 24a (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, ) appeared too late for me to incorporate its exegetical insights into my work. In the notes, when an author’s name appears, followed by a page number, the reference is to that author’s.

AMOS 6. This chapter continues the further elaboration of the prophetic doom pronounced upon Israel at the conclusion of Amos 2. First, he uttered the second woe over the careless and indulgent leaders of the nation, sunk in their revellings and indifference ().For them, he pronounced their destruction and the overthrow of their nation (Amos ), emphasizing that they had acted perversely.

Amos Chapter 5 Questions. What type of message does Amos bring. Why does he bring this type of message. What is verse 2 saying. The city that went in by the thousand shall leave an _____. What is verse 4 pleading with them to do.

What do Beth-el and Gilgal have in common. An Exposition, With Practical Observations, of The Prophecy of Amos Chapter 1. [1.] That the fire which shall be sent shall fasten upon the court in the first place, not on the chief city, nor the country towns, Commentary on Amos 2 Next Chapter. A Commentarie or Exposition upon the Second Chapter of the Prophecie of Amos by Sebastian Benfield; A Sermon Preach’d before the Honourable House of Commons on Amos by Andrew Snape; Lectures in Exposition of the Book of the Prophet Amos by Vincent William Ryan; Amos: An Essay in Exegesis by Hinckley Gilbert Thomas Mitchell; A Cry for Justice: A Study in Amos by John.

Amos - Chapter 1. Next» Chapter 2 Chapter 2. Rashi 's Commentary: Show Hide. Show content in: Both English Hebrew. Chapter 1. 1 The words of Amos, who was among the herdsmen from Tekoa, who prophesied concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah and in the days of Jeroboam son now I will visit upon them the retribution for.

The norther tribes of Israel had piled sin upon sin upon sin, just as the previous seven nations. Because they sell the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of sandals: Amos saw the injustice of rich against the poor, and how the rich took cruel advantage against the poor.

More importantly, God saw this injustice and promised judgment. Chapter Contents. Judgments against Israel. () The like to other nations. () Commentary on Amos (Read Amos ) The distinguishing favours of God to us, if they do not restrain from sin, shall not exempt from punishment.

They could not expect communion with God, unless they first. (The entire books is an "exposition" of Romans +, which Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones is one of the most important verses in all of Scripture [listen to his sermon "A Call for Action"] as regards our daily sanctification process.) The average depth of the ocean is ab feet.

These 21 sermons from seventeenth-century Oxford scholar Sebastian Benfield dig deeply into the second chapter of Amos and God’s judgment on Israel and Judah. Benfield’s scholarly sermons also provide timeless application of the Bible and reflect the burgeoning modern philosophy of.

Book of Amos, the third of 12 Old Testament books that bear the names of the Minor Prophets, collected in one book under the Jewish canon titled The Twelve. Amos, a Judaean prophet from the village of Tekoa, was active in the northern kingdom of Israel during the reign of Jeroboam II (c.

– book of amos key verses: This is what the LORD says: ‘For three sins of Judah, even for four, I will not turn back [my wrath]. Because they have rejected the law of the LORD and have not kept his decrees, because they have been led astray by false gods, the gods their ancestors followed.

The Hebrew in the Book of Amos is remarkably pure. [2] See S. Driver, The Books of Joel and Amos (“The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges”; Cambridge: The University Press, ), pp. Some scholars have been inclined to speak of two books of Amos.

The point of division has been made between chapters 6 and 7. What follows is a list of known printing defects:The Table of Contents/Outline is missing in Volume 3 for Job, Psalms, and ProverbsThe Table of Contents for Ezekiel has different page numbers than what they are: pg. 11 is actually and pg.

24 is actually The Bible Exposition Commentary, 6 Volumes () by Warren W. Wiersbe. Chapter 1 Ver. The word of the Lord] Not "cunningly devised fables," #2Peor human testimonies, that can make but a human faith; but the "word of the ever living God," #1Ththe "Scripture that cannot be broken," #Johthe very heart and soul of.

AMOS Commentary by Dr. Mark G. Cambron Introduction to the Prophetic Books chastisement upon Israel. Verse 2 Immediately, the prophet plunges into the pounding Word of God to His people. Gaza is still a city after nearly years since the writing of the book of Amos.

For at least years the Arabs dwelt there and possessed it. An Exposition on the First Ten Chapters of Genesis (eBook) by John Bunyan in ePub.mobi &.pdf formats. First published inby Charles Doe.

An unfinished commentary on the Bible, found among John Bunyan's papers after his death, in his own handwriting. CHAPTER V - "This is the book of the generations of Adam " CHAPTER VI - "And it.

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. BC during the reign of Jeroboam II (– BC), making Amos the first prophetic book of the Bible to be written.

Amos lived in the kingdom of Judah but preached in the northern kingdom of. Outline/Major book of Amos is written in typical prophetic style with warnings of judgments to come: Ch. Pending judgments on Israel's surrounding neighbors: Damascus to the north, the Philistines of Gaza to the southwest, the Phoenicians of Tyre to the west, Edom (remember Obadiah?), Ammon, Moab to the southeast, and Judah to the south.

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1 The words of Amos, who was among the herdmen of Tekoa, which he saw concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash king of Israel, two years before the earthquake. 2 And he said, The LORD will roar from Zion, and utter his voice from Jerusalem; and the habitations of the shepherds shall mourn, and the top of Carmel shall wither.

Amos The words of Amos, who was among the herdmen of Tekoa, which he saw concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash king of Israel, two years before the earthquake.

Amos And he said, The LORD will roar from Zion, and utter his voice from Jerusalem; and the habitations of the shepherds shall mourn, and the top of Carmel shall wither.Amos Chapter Five Commentary by Ron Beckham Audio Bible Study – Amos Verse 1.

"Hear this word which I take up for you as a dirge, O house of Israel:" Many have wondered about wars and death, especially the many women and children who died terribly as recorded in the Old Testament.The Movement of the Book of Amos A book like Amos operates at several levels.

It shifts from image to image, idea to idea, emotion to emotion. These movements interact with each other. Thus, although we may outline the book, we should not think of it as having a static structure that we can pry apart.

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