Would You Care for Some Extra Sugar With Your Scolding?

Amos 9 – Week Four Let’s play a game.  I’ll give a movie quote and you tell me what movie it came from. “Toto, I’ve got a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.”   – Wizard of Oz That was easy.  How about “Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.  You never knowContinue reading “Would You Care for Some Extra Sugar With Your Scolding?”

It’s Not Just An Allergic Reaction

Amos 5 – Week Three Amos 5:1 ERV “People of Israel, listen to this song. This funeral song is about you.” God, through Amos, is instructing the Israelites to hear what He has to say. And he’s telling them he’s about to perform their funeral service. That first sentence alone should get their attention! AmosContinue reading “It’s Not Just An Allergic Reaction”

We Say We Will Never Forget, But…

Amos 4 – Week Two Last week, we were introduced to Amos, one of the prophets sent by God to warn the Israelites.  As we were studying 1 & 2 Kings, there were several prophets that were well-known as prophets. Amos wasn’t one of them.  He was an ordinary man.  A sheep breeder, in fact,Continue reading “We Say We Will Never Forget, But…”

I’m Warning You!

Amos 2 – Week One How many times have you heard a parent say to an unruly child, “Do that again and you’re getting a spanking” or “I’m warning you!”  Next time you do that, you’re going into timeout?” And yet, the child continues doing it over and over with no consequences.  Or my personalContinue reading “I’m Warning You!”