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Our Daily Bread Meditation for July 7, 2012

Posted by Site Webmaster on Monday, July 2, 2012, In : Daily Meditations 

“I will bring about the restoration of my people Israel.” (Amos 9:14)

A young mother and father look on their newborn child, and they are filled with love. They have big dreams for this child’s future. Surely he or she will be the most lovely, the most brilliant, the most gifted of all children! Nothing else is possible, because this is their child, the result of their love for each other.

How much greater must God’s hopes and dreams be for our future! We are m...

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Our Daily Bread Meditation for July 6, 2012

Posted by Site Webmaster on Monday, July 2, 2012, In : Daily Meditations 

“They shall wander … in search of the word of the Lord.” (Amos 8:12)

It’s hard to think of anything worse than a “famine” of the word of God. What if you lived in a country where you were forbidden to worship the Lord, own a Bible, or even speak the name of Jesus? Scripture tells us that something like this did happen to the Israelites of the Northern King­dom around 721 b.c. It seems that Amos’ prophecy was indeed fulfilled when the Assyrian army overran...

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Our Daily Bread Meditation for July 5, 2012

Posted by Site Webmaster on Monday, July 2, 2012, In : Daily Meditations 

“I was no prophet.” (Amos 7:14)

When we get sick, have legal con­cerns, or want investment advice, we consult professionals with expertise in those areas. In a similar way, we may refer religious matters to trained specialists who have spent years studying theology and Scripture.

That’s what it was like in ancient Israel as well. Groups of profes­sional prophets worked together and even formed communities with each other. They supported themselves by providing ...

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Posted by Site Webmaster on Tuesday, March 29, 2011, In : Catholic Bible Study 

Amos warned the Northern kingdom of its imminent destruction. It was oppressing the poor and defiling its worship due to its pleasure-seeking life-style. Amos prophesied that almost all of the nation would be destroyed for its sins, although a remnant would be spared.

Key word    JUSTICE
Key verse    "So now I will deal with you in My own way, O Israel!" —4:12
Command verse    "But if you would offer Me holocausts, then let justice sur...

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