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AMOS: INTRODUCTION

This session will explore some of the “big ideas” that encompass the entirety of the Book of
Amos. In doing so, it will look to prepare readers of Amos for further study and the effort to
make the message of the book practically applicable for today.

Step 1: Download the discussion questions that accompany this session.

Step 2: Watch the Session 1 video with the person or group you are meeting with.

Step 3: Read the supplemental articles for Week 1 of the Amos video resource.

Step 4: Talk through the discussion questions.

 

(PDF) AMOS: SESSION 1 (PDF) ARTICLE 1: HISTORY (PDF) ARTICLE 2: PURPOSE (PDF) ARTICLE 3: MAJOR THEME Video: Amos Overview

 

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AMOS: DOMESTICATING GOD

We will examine the reasons behind God’s judgment on the nation of Israel, couched as
they are in the oracles of God’s wrath focused on her neighbor nations. An emphasis will be
placed on the posture and role of God’s people in light of their covenant relationship with
him.

Step 1: Download the discussion questions that accompany this session.

Step 2: Watch the Session 2 video with the person or group you are meeting with.

Step 3: Talk through the discussion questions.

 

(PDF) AMOS: SESSION 2

 

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AMOS: BLESSING BLOCKAGE

This session will look to unpack the specifics behind the Lord’s judgment of Israel—how
they had specifically drifted away from their covenant God. We will look to examine
modern ways this happens and be challenged to alignment back to God’s heart.

Step 1: Download the discussion questions that accompany this session.

Step 2: Watch the Session 3 video with the person or group you are meeting with.

Step 3: Talk through the discussion questions.

 

(PDF) AMOS: SESSION 3

 

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AMOS: CORRUPTING JUSTICE

Three (3) concepts that pervade and underlie the Book of Amos will be considered: righteousness, justice and covenant. We will look to explore how these ideas sync up with God’s desire for a vibrant relationship with followers of Jesus and more fully develop a healthy view of the correlation of God’s grace and human effort.

Step 1: Download the discussion questions that accompany this session.

Step 2: Watch the Session 4 video with the person or group you are meeting with.

Step 3: Talk through the discussion questions.

 

(PDF) AMOS: SESSION 4 Video: Covenants

 

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AMOS: FORGETTING GRACE

This session will unpack the passage of Amos 5:18-24 and draw out two (2) specific themes found there: the Day of the Lord and true worship. We will look to point out some key ways this section helps us understand the Book of Amos as a whole while demonstrating how the gospel—the story of Jesus—is the great message to which the book is pointing.

Step 1: Download the discussion questions that accompany this session.

Step 2: Watch the Session 5 video with the person or group you are meeting with.

Step 3: Talk through the discussion questions.

 

(PDF) AMOS: SESSION 5 Video: Day of the Lord

 

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AMOS: BUILDING OFF-LINE

In this session, we will begin to explore the final three (3) chapters of the Book of Amos.
We will explore the importance of the “shift” that takes place in Chapter 7 and wrestle with
the reality of God’s judgment on the nation of Israel for their continued and flagrant
disobedience.

Step 1: Download the discussion questions that accompany this session.

Step 2: Watch the Session 6 video with the person or group you are meeting with.

Step 3: Talk through the discussion questions.

 

(PDF) AMOS: SESSION 6

 

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AMOS: SELECTIVE HEARING

We will unfold the vital importance of a relationship with God facilitated by a response to his message to us found in the Bible. An examination of Israel’s spiritual condition in the time of Amos will serve to show how a drift in this area is not only easy but spiritually lethal.

Step 1: Download the discussion questions that accompany this session.

Step 2: Watch the Session 7 video with the person or group you are meeting with.

Step 3: Talk through the discussion questions.

 

(PDF) AMOS: SESSION 7 Video: God Wrote a Book

 

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AMOS: SCRIPTURE STARVATION

The study of Amos will place emphasis on the final five (5) verses of the book, which attests to the faithful commitment of God to his promises toward his covenant people. We will see how the promise of God’s grace points forward to the appearance of Jesus Christ in the New Testament and the implications of his future return.

Step 1: Download the discussion questions that accompany this session.

Step 2: Watch the Session 8 video with the person or group you are meeting with.

Step 3: Talk through the discussion questions.

 

(PDF) AMOS: SESSION 8 The Story of the Bible

 

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