Episode 8: Amos


Read Amos 5:18-20

  • How do you think the Israelites viewed the Day of the Lord?
  • What is the author trying to convey by the analogy of the lion, bear, and snake?

Read Amos 5:21-24

  • Are the things mentioned normally considered good or bad things?
  • Why do you think these things have become so repulsive to God?

Key Verse

Read Amos 8:1-6

  • Why do you think God uses a bowl of ripe fruit to represent Israel? 
  • What is God saying the people are doing?
  • Why are they so displeasing to God?
  • Are there things that we as Christians are just doing and not really serving with our heart?
  • Do you think the Isrealites viewed using “dishonest scales” and “selling the sweepings with the wheat” as just a normal part of doing business?
  • Are there dishonest things that we sometimes overlook as just part of life or business? What are they?

Key Truth

Read 1 Peter 5:2

  • Is this passage only applicable to leaders? Why or why not?

Read Luke 16:10-12

  • What are some of the “little” things we are trusted with?
  • What do you think the “true riches” are?
  • Can you invest in property in the kingdom? And if so how?
  • How can we pray for you?

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