Right Side or Wrong Side (Amos Ch 7:1-17)

                                                             RIGHT SIDE OR WRONG SIDE

Amos 7:1-17


I. SO THE LORD RELENTED (vs. 1-6)

a. What two judgments did God show Amos? _________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________

b. Why did God relent from these judgments? ________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________

c. What was Amos’ assessment of “Jacob?” ___________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________

 

II. I WILL NOT PASS BY THEM ANYMORE (vs. 7-9)

            a. There comes a point that Amos is shown a plumb line. Who holds the plumb line?

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            b. What purpose does a plum line serve? ____________________________________

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            c. What was the plumb line to represent? ____________________________________

            d. What was God going to do to Israel, the high places, the sanctuaries and Jeroboam’s house?

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III. AMAZIAH…YOU SHOULD HAVE KEPT SILENT (vs. 10-17)

a. Amaziah served as priest of Bethel. What does this tell us about him? __________________________________________________________________________

b. Who was Amaziah appealing to against Amos and what was he saying Amos was doing? __________________________________________________________________________

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c. Was Amaziah accurate in what he was reporting? _______________________________

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d. Did anything Amos said make a difference to Amaziah? To Israel?

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e. What was Amos response to Amaziah? ________________________________________

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f. was Amaziah going to personally pay for his error? _______________________________

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IV. APPLICATION: When we know what is right and stand for it will we ever be challenged? ________________________________________________________________________________

How does Romans 12:19 apply to this thought? _________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________

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