"#For, lo, I will command and I will sift the house of Israel among all nations, like as corn is sifted in a sieve, yet shall not the least grain fall upon the earth. All the sinners of my people shall die by the sword, which says, The evil shall not…"
"#Are ye not as children of the Ethiopians unto me, O children of Israel? saith the LORD. Have not I brought up Israel out of the land of Egypt? and the Philistines from Caphtor and the Syrians from Kir? Behold, the eyes of the Lord GOD are upon the…"
"#And the Lord GOD of hosts are he that toucheth the land and it shall melt and all that dwell therein shall mourn and it shall rise up wholly like a flood and shall be drowned, as by the flood of Egypt. It is he that buildeth his stories in the…"
"#I saw the Lord standing upon the altar and he said, Smite the lintel of the door, that the posts may shake and cut them in the head, all of them and I will slay the last of them with the sword: he that fleeth of them shall not flee away and he that…"
"#And they shall wander from sea to sea and from the north even to the east, they shall run to and fro to seek the word of the LORD and shall not find it. In that day shall the fair virgins and young men faint for thirst. They that swear by the sin…"
"#And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the LORD, that I will cause the sun to go down at noon and I will darken the earth in the clear day: And I will turn your feasts into mourning and all your songs into lamentation and I will bring up…"
"#Saying, When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell corn? and the sabbath, that we may set forth wheat, making ephah small and the shekel great and falsifying the balances by deceit? That we may buy the poor for silver and the needy for a pair…"
"#Thus hath the Lord GOD showed unto me and behold a basket of summer fruit. And he said, Amos, what seest thou? And I said, A basket of summer fruit. Then said the LORD unto me, The end has come upon my people of Israel; I will not again pass by…"
"#Then said I, O Lord GOD, cease, I beseech thee: by whom shall Jacob arise? for he is small. The LORD repented for this: This also shall not be, saith the Lord GOD. Thus he showed me and behold, the Lord stood upon a wall made by a plumbline, with a…"
"#Pass ye unto Calneh and see and from thence go ye to Hamath the great: then go down to Gath of the Philistines: be they better than these kingdoms? or their border greater than your border? Ye that put far away the evil day and causes the seat of…"
"#Woe to them that are at ease in Zion and trust in the mountain of Samaria, which are named chief of the nations, to whom the house of Israel come! Amos 6:1
For Israel was at ease in Zion and trusted in the mountain of Samaria. God was jealous of…"
"#Have ye offered unto me sacrifices and offerings in the wilderness forty years, O house of Israel? But ye have borne the tabernacle of your Moloch and Chiun your images, the star of your god, which ye made to yourselves. Therefore will I cause you…"
"#But let judgment run down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream. Amos 5:24
We are mourning the anniversary of September 11, 2001, which was the greatest disaster since Pearl Harbor. We pray as Amos was prophesying to the Israelites to…"
"#Woe unto you that desire the day of the LORD! to what end is it for you? the day of the LORD is darkness and not light. As if a man did flee from a lion and a bear met him; or went into the house and leaned on the wall and a serpent bit him. Shall…"
"#Seek good and not evil, that ye may live and so the LORD, the God of hosts, shall be with you, as ye have spoken. Hate the evil and love the good and establish judgment in the gate: it may be that the LORD God of hosts will be gracious unto the…"
"#That strengtheneth the spoiled against the strong, so that the spoiled shall come against the fortress. They hate him that rebuketh in the gate and they abhor him that speaketh uprightly. Forasmuch therefore as your treading is upon the poor and ye…"