Category: The journey

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Nowhere to hide

There is nowhere to hide from God. For God is everywhere. God is in everything. God created all things. There is nowhere to hide from God. Though they dig down to the depths below,...

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When the time is right…

This is what the Sovereign Lord showed me: a basket of ripe fruit. ‘What do you see, Amos?’ he asked. ‘A basket of ripe fruit,’ I answered. Then the Lord said to me, ‘The...

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No way can I stop now

Amos 7 is a chapter packed with doom and gloom. Amos sees a vision of a devastating swarm of locusts and begs for mercy. I cried out, ‘Sovereign Lord, forgive! How can Jacob survive?...

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Do bears shit in the woods?

Listen. Hear this word, for it is God’s word for you. His people. This is what Amos was saying to the people of God in His time, but it is what God has been...

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How we treat other people matters

Looking at the first two chapters of the book of Amos, there’s an repeated motif that gives these chapters a poetic quality. A formulaic structure that’s repeated seven times to create a dramatic effect....

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Which path will you choose?

Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision! For the day of the Lord is near in the valley of decision. The sun and moon will be darkened, and the stars no longer shine. The...

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Find your voice

I approached writing this blog this morning with dread in my heart. The nations judged. Really? I have to talk about this again? How many times have we covered the judgement of Israel’s surrounding...