Prepare to Meet Your God (Amos Ch 4: 1-13) Winter 2018

                                                              PREPARE TO MEET YOUR GOD

Amos 4:1-13


I. YOU COWS OF BASHAN (vs. 1-5)

a. Who is the Lord speaking specifically to in this passage? ____________________ _______________________________________________________­­_ b. What is the

significance about being on the mountains of Samaria? ________________________

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c. What is the judgment spoken against the women and children of Israel? _____________________________________________________________________

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d. Why does the Lord tell them to go ahead and continue in their transgression? _____________________________________________________________________

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II. YOU HAVE NOT RETURNED TO ME (vs. 6-11)

           a. How had the Lord attempted to “get their attention?” ________________________

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           b. Instead of repenting how did Israel compensate? ___________________________

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           c. What is noteworthy about them “not being satisfied?” ________________________

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           d. What types of suffering had the people endured without getting the point? _______

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III. THE LORD GOD OF HOSTS IS HIS NAME (vs. 12-13)

a. How certain is the impending judgment for Israel? ___________________________

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b. What does He mean, “prepare to meet your God?” __________________________

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c. What is the point of verse 13? ___________________________________________

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IV. APPLICATION: Do we ever need to be reminded that some of the calamity we experience

is brought on by our own actions and the Lord trying to get our attention? _________________

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Is the same response the Lord was seeking in Israel what He desires for us? ______________________________________________________________________________

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