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Read Amos Chapter 8
1. What does Amos see in a vision in Amos 8:1-2?

2. What does the fruit represent?

3. What does God say will happen to His people Israel in Amos 8:2-3?

4. What does God say will happen to those who take advantage of the poor and needy in Amos 8:4–10?

5. What does God say will happen in Amos 8:11-14?

Read Amos Chapter 9
1. What does Amos see according to Amos 9:1?

2. What is the message God gives in Amos 9:1-4?

3.What do you learn of God from Amos 9:5-6?

4. What prophecy is given about God’s people in Amos 9:7-10?

5. Copy Amos 9:11-12 here. Meditate on this. Record your thoughts and impressions.

6. What great promises does God give His people and the land in Amos 9:13-15?

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Read Amos Chapter 7
1. What did Amos see in a vision according to Amos 7:1-2?

2. What does Amos do in response? What does God so?

3. What does Amos see in a vision in Amos 7:4?

4. What does Amos do in response? What does God do?

5. What do you learn about prayer from the following verses?
James 5:16

1 Peter 3:12

6. What does Amos see in a vision in Amos 7:7-9?

7. Who is Amaziah?

8. What does Amaziah tell King Jeroboam about Amos and what he said in Amos 7:10-11?

9. What does Amaziah say to Amos in Amos 7:12-13?

10. What is Amos’s response to Amaziah in Amos 7:14-17?

11. What do you learn about false prophets and teachers from the following?
Ezekiel 3:9

Matthew 7:15

Matthew 24:11, 24

2 Peter 2:1-3

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Read Amos Chapter 6
1. What is the point of Amos 6:1-2?

2. Where was Calneh? Hamath? Gath?

3. The sin that God is addressing in these first two verses of Amos is the sin of complacency. They were trusting in their military strength, their fortresses on Mt Zion (Judah) and Mt Samaria (Israel). Their focus was on how they were in comparison to the other nations around them. They showed no concern for where they stood with God. Record the dictionary definition of complacency you find here.

4. What additional insight do you gain about complacency from the following verses?
Psalm 20:7

Isaiah 31:1

Revelation 3:14-17

5. What is God accusing them of in Amos 6:3-6?

6. What do you learn of self-indulgence from the following verses?
Proverbs 21:17

Matthew 23:25

7. What does the LORD say will happen to them in Amos 6:7-8; 11-14?

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Read Amos Chapter 5
1. What does Amos prophesy of the house of Israel in Amos 5:1-3?

2. What does the LORD say to the house of Israel in the following verses?
Amos 5:4-5

Amos 5:6-7

Amos 5:10

3. What do you learn of the LORD from Amos 5:8-9?

4. What punishment does the LORD promise the house of Israel in Amos 5:11?

5. What sins does God say Israel committed in Amos 5:12?

6. Copy Amos 5:14-15 here. Meditate on this. How is this exhortation applicable to your life today?

7. What do you learn about the day of the LORD from Amos 5:16-20?

8. What additional insight do you gain about the day of the LORD from the following verses?
Isaiah 2:5-22
Zechariah 14:1-15
1 Thessalonians 5:1-3
2 Peter 3:10

9. Summarize what you learn about the Day of the LORD?

10. What application can you make to your own life of these chapters in view of what you learned about the Day of the LORD?

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Read Amos Chapter 4
1. Who is being referred to in Amos 4:1 as the “cows of Bashan?”

2. What prophecy does Amos make in Amos 4:1-3?

3. Re-read Amos 4:4-5. What is the point of this passage?

4. What does God say He did to try and get Israel to turn back to him in each of the following verses?
Amos 4:6
Amos 4:7-8
Amos 4:9
Amos 4:10
Amos 4:11

5. What does God tell them to prepare for in Amos 4:12?

6. Copy Amos 4:13 here. Meditate on this. Record your thoughts and impressions.

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Read Amos Chapter 3

1. What are God’s allegations against his people according to Amos 3:1-2?

2. What does God promise to do in Amos 2:2b?

3. Re-read Amos 3:3-6. What is the point being made in this section?

4. What does the prophet say of God in Amos 3:7?

5. Copy Amos 3:8 here. Meditate on this. Record your thoughts and impressions.

6. What punishment for Israel does God promise in Amos 3:11-15?

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Read Amos Chapter 1
1. What do you learn of Amos from Amos 1:1?

2. Where was Tekoa?

3. What natural disaster occurred 2 years before according to Amos 1:1?

4. Some commentators believe this is the same earthquake that Zechariah mentions. What do you learn about it in Zechariah 14:5?

5. What prophecy does Amos give in Amos 1:2?

6. Where is Carmel?

7. What famous event involving the prophet Elijah happened at Carmel?

8. What was the transgression of Damascus according to Amos 1:3?

9. What does God say He will do to them in Amos 1:4-5?

10. What are the transgressions of Gaza according to Amos 1:6?

11. What does God say He will do to them in Amos 1:7-8?

12. What are the transgressions of Tyre according to Amos 1:9?

13. What does God say He will do to them in Amos 1:10?

14. What are the transgressions of Edom according to Amos 1:11?

15. Who is Edom?

16. What does God say He will do to them in Amos 1:12?

17. What are the transgression of Ammon according to Amos 1:13?

18. Who are the Ammonites? (Hint: Genesis 19)

19. What does God say He will do to them in Amos 1:14-15?

 

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Read Amos Chapter 2
1. What are the transgressions of Moab according to Amos 2:1?

2. Who are the Moabites? (Hint: Genesis 19)

3. What does God say He will do to them in Amos 2:2-3?

4. What are the transgressions of Judah according to Amos 2:4?

5. What do you learn about God from the following verses?
Leviticus 26:14-39

Deuteronomy 6:4-15

Psalm 103:17-18

John 14:15, 21

1 Corinthians 7:19

6. What does God say He will do to Judah in Amos 2:5?

7. What are the transgressions of Israel according to Amos 2:6-8?

8. What does God say He has done for them in Amos 2:10-11?

9. What does God say Israel did in Amos 2:12?

10. What does God say of Israel in Amos 2:13-16?

11. What application can you make from these 2 chapters?

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Introduction/background
1. Who is the author of the book of Amos?

2. When was the book of Amos written?

3. To whom was Amos prophesying? (Northern or Southern Kingdom?)

4. During which King(s)’ reign(s) did Amos prophesy?

5. What does the name “Amos” mean?

 

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