Old Amos by Arnold Edmondson

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Published by A. Barker, Limited in London .

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Statementby Arnold Edmondson, illustrated by Thomas Henry.
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LC ClassificationsPZ3.E2421 Ol
The Physical Object
Pagination386, [1] p. incl. front., illus.
Number of Pages386
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Open LibraryOL6351811M
LC Control Number37008395
OCLC/WorldCa27898777

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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.

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"If Isaac Singer wrote an L.A. gumshoe novel, it would be in lively conversation with An Old Man's Game, the first of what I hope is a series of Amos Parisman mysteries by the immensely talented Andy Weinberger.

The writing here, to quote Sam Shepard, is 'full of crazy and comical pathos,' and the story itself brings the L.A. Jewish community fabulously and vividly : Prospect Park Books. The Book of Amos, which is the earliest of the prophetic writings to be preserved in book form, consists of nine chapters.

Not all of the material found in these chapters came from Amos himself. Editors and copyists added comments to the prophet's original oracles that they deemed appropriate in light of events that occurred after his death. The Book of Amos Amos was a sheepbreeder of Tekoa in Judah, who delivered his oracles in the Northern Kingdom during the prosperous reign of Jeroboam II (– B.C.).

He prophesied in Israel at the great cult center of Bethel, from which he was finally expelled by the priest in charge of this royal sanctuary (–17). The Old Testament (also known as the Jewish Tanakh) is the first 39 books in most Christian Bibles. The name stands for the original promise with God (to the descendants of Abraham in particular) prior to the coming of Jesus Christ in the New Testament (or the new promise).

The Book of Amos is the earliest of the Book of the Twelve Prophets, and is relevant today, as it addresses social injustice, so prevalent in our world. THE BOOK OF THE PROPHET AMOS The Prophet Amos - עָמוֹס Old Amos book in the Eighth Century BC and was a common herdsman and keeper of sycamore fig trees () before he was called by God.

Amos, (flourished 8th century bc), the first Hebrew prophet to have a biblical book named for him. He accurately foretold Old Amos book destruction of the northern kingdom of Israel (although he did not specify Assyria as the cause) and, as a prophet of doom, anticipated later Old Testament prophets.

Amos book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In his first hilarious adventure, Amos, an old dog, discovers a secret motor i /5. The book of Amos is not an easy work to read and understand. Unlike some of the prophets—Jonah or Hosea—Amos doesn’t tell a story that is easy to remember.

He brings prophecies against neighbors of Israel, mentioning names and places one can only recognize with the help of maps and reference Size: KB. Amos provides a brief rundown of these events in Amos and Years later, Jesus Christ in His famous Olivet prophecy also referred to this time in Matthew “For then there will be great tribulation, such as has not been since the beginning of the world until this time, no, nor ever shall be.”.

The purpose of the book of Amos was to announce God’s holy judgment on the Kingdom of Israel (the Northern Kingdom), call them to repentance, and to turn from their self-righteous sins and idolatry. God raised up the prophet Amos, as an act of His great mercy to a. The Book of Amos is an intriguing Scripture from a unique individual, Amos, a shepherd and fig tree farmer dwelling in southern Judah who is called by God to go to Bethel and announce warnings of judgment to the northern kingdom of Israel.

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. One of the things to cherish about the Book of Amos is its exquisite language. “For, lo, he that formeth the mountains, and createth the wind, and declareth unto man what ishis thought, that maketh the morning darkness, and treadeth upon the high places of the earth, The Lord, The God of hosts, is his name” (Amos ).

Author: Amos identifies the author of the Book of Amos as the Prophet Amos. Date of Writing: The Book of Amos was likely written between and B.C. Purpose of Writing: Amos is a shepherd and a fruit picker from the Judean village of Tekoa when God calls him, even though he lacks an education or a priestly background.

Amos' mission is directed to his neighbor to the north, Israel. Otherwise, God would allow Israel's enemies to attack (Amos chapters ). And these enemies would destroy the nation. But God would not always punish the people from Israel.

After these terrible punishments, God would allow some of the people to return to their own land (Amos ). The Book of Amos is in the Bible (Old Testament). As were other Old Testament prophets, Amos was a firm opponent of religious formalism and ritual without righteousness.

Only at the end of the book does he speak distinctly of restoration and blessing through the Messiah and David’s family (Amos ).

Amos is quoted twice in the New Testament. Old Farts: A Spotter's Guide Hardcover – October 4, by Amos Tinker (Author), Hugo Cuellar (Author) out of 5 stars 30 ratings.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ /5(26). The Book of Amos is a prophetic book in the Old Testament. The book identifies the author as the prophet Amos, who wrote probably between and BC, during the reign of Jeroboam II in Israel.

Although he hailed from Judea, Amos preached in the northern kingdom of the neighboring nation, Israel. In. the book of amos Amos was a sheepbreeder of Tekoa in Judah, who delivered his oracles in the Northern Kingdom during the prosperous reign of Jeroboam II (– B.C.).

He prophesied in Israel at the great cult center of Bethel, from which he was finally expelled by the priest in charge of this royal sanctuary ( – 17).

A Lament and Call to Repentance - Hear this word, Israel, this lament I take up concerning you: “Fallen is Virgin Israel, never to rise again, deserted in her own land, with no one to lift her up.” This is what the Sovereign LORD says to Israel: “Your city that marches out a thousand strong will have only a hundred left; your town that marches out a hundred strong will have only ten left.

The book of Hosea consists of fourteen chapters, which was the record for a minor prophet until Zechariah tied it a couple centuries later. During the time of the Minor Prophets, the nation of Israel had divided into two separate countries, each with its own government: Israel, the northern country consisting of ten tribes, and Judah, the remaining two tribes in the south.

Amos' writings or sayings, collected into a separate book, begin a wonderful literary form known as the "latter prophets" (Isaiah - Malachi).

Amos used the funeral dirge meter to emotionally communicate God's coming judgment. Form, meter, and content powerfully drive home the message of judgment.

Here are some good quotes. This is the shortest book in the Old Testament: Obadiah. Obadiah means "servant of Jehovah" and "worshiper of Yahweh." Sandwiched between the prophetic utterances of Amos, a farmer, and Jonah, who was sent by God to speak to the Ninevites but refused and ended up spending a few nights in the belly of a fish before obeying, Obadiah speaks of a.

Book Of Amos. The book of the prophecies of Amos seems to be divided into four principal portions closely connected together. (1) From to he denounces the sins of. Amos the sheep is old and cold and tired of giving his wool away.

After Aunt Hattie shears Amos and knits a sweater from his wool, Amos tries desperately to get it back. One day Amos succeeds and gets himself tangled in the sweater and manages to put it on/5.

Author: Amos. When It Happened: BC Chapters: 9 Key People: Amos, People of Israel Summary: The prophet Amos was a simple shepherd called by God to speak to the northern kingdom of people of Israel had fallen into great sinfulness including. 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. The name Amos. In four ways, the Old Testament book of Amos is essential for a robust understanding of the gospel.

First, Amos was written with God’s people in mind. While Amos – includes judgments against the nations surrounding Israel, the bulk of the book is directed at. Paul Tanner Old Testament II Amos: Social Righteousness S ES S I O N T WE N T Y-T H R EE THE BOOK OF AMOS A Cry for Social Righteousness I.

INTRODUCTION A. Date According to Amoshe ministered in the days of Uzziah (the king of the southern kingdom; r BC) and in the days. Here you can find quick, 3-minute guides to every book of the Old Testament. They’re listed in the order they show up in Protestant Bibles.

Just click any book’s name, and get a high-level idea of what it’s about. But don’t ever stop at these guides. You’ll miss the best part: reading through the books. The Book of Amos is one of the books of the Nevi'im (Hebrew: "prophets") and of the Old Testament. Amos is one of the minor prophets.

Amos was the first biblical prophet whose words were recorded in a book, an older contemporary of Hosea and was active c BC during the reign of Jeroboam II. He lived in the kingdom of Judah but preached in the northern kingdom of Israel.

This is the holy book of Amos, known simply as "Amos". The recording is dramatized, from the King James Bible. This is, in my opinion, the best and most beautiful recording of. "Amos: The Story of An Old Dog and His Couch” is the first in the series of the Irish Setter children's books.

Long Out of Print, this First Edition of Amos was published in Written by Susan Seligson, based on her own Irish Setter, and brilliantly illustrated by Howie Schneider, the hardback is " wide x " high, with 30 Rating: % positive.

This is a volume on three of the minor prophet books of the Old Testament. Billy K. Smith and Frank S. Page seek to bring the message of these prophets alive and applicable to 21st century readers while also studying the context of the message to its first hearers.

In congruence with other volumes in The New American Commentary series, this volume brings to light the theological significance 4/5(2).

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