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  • The Plumb-Line Test

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Jul 15, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 921 views

    Aligning ourselves with God, as opposed to going against His Word.

    THE PLUMB-LINE TEST Amos 7:7-15 When I was at High School, we were building a garage. We were taught how to mix mortar, lay bricks, and to check everything was lined up straight with a plumb-line. The work had been begun by those of the Year above mine: but in mid-January 1968 ‘Hurricane ...read more

  • The Trouble With Truth

    Contributed by Mark Aarssen on Aug 12, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,308 views

    Today Jews are looking to the time when God will be worshiped by Israel once again and Jerusalem will be the center of that worship. But just as in the days of Amos a false religion will replace the true worship. Saints that time is fast approaching

    Message: Today we look at a farmer who stands on the Word of God and who takes on a King who has replaced the word of God with a lie. It is really a David and Goliath kind of story but this farmer never throws a stone he just uses God’s word to cut this king down to size. This farmer ...read more

  • Amos: Enduring Grace Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Jan 14, 2013
    based on 3 ratings
     | 5,181 views

    God's warning is an act of grace, an act of love and a gift of hope. His desire is not to condemn but to save.

    [Read Amos 7:7-17] Amos saw a vision – God standing by a wall that has been built true and straight. • He was also holding a plumb line in His hand, to confirm that the wall has been build true and straight. • If the wall is true, the plumb line will prove it. If it is not, ...read more

  • Never Again

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Oct 29, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,718 views

    A sermon on Amos 7:1-9 (Much material adapted from Cecil P. Staton, Jr. in book Interpreting Amos For Preaching and Teaching Kerygma and Church, chapter 8)

    HoHum: “Never again,” John said. “Never again will I trust you. I can’t forgive you this time.” Ann could feel the pain in his words. His heart was broken, and now he was going to break hers. “Never again! No more chances! How could you do this again? ...read more

  • The Power Of The Plumb Line

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Dec 8, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,359 views

    A sermon emphasising the righteousness of God.

    The Power of the plumb Line Amos 7:7-8 Amos saw the Lord "standing on a wall." The wall is not identified, but it can be only one wall -- the wall of Israel's capital city, Samaria. The wall at Samaria symbolized Israel as a nation. Amos tells us that this wall "had been made with a plumb ...read more

  • Shape Up Or . . .

    Contributed by Alison Bucklin on Jun 20, 2011
     | 3,095 views

    Amos sends Israel a clear message from God: you are not meeting my standards, and I am about to cut you off.

    Good morning. I am special correspondent Shinon Byorus for the Mesopotamian News Network, coming to you live from Bethel in Israel, where controversy has been stirring for months around the inflammatory rhetoric from the prophet Amos, who appeared some time ago from Judea with a very harsh message ...read more

  • Amos - 7 Series

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Aug 4, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,024 views

    The visions of Amos - God’s Warnings - Locusts, Fire, A Plumb Line, and Ripe Fruit

    Dakota Community Church May 23, 2010 Amos 7 As we wrap up the final three chapters of the book of Amos (Which in all honesty could take several weeks) we will be looking at some important recurring scriptural themes. These will include: • God’s warnings of impending judgment – the visions ...read more

  • When God Gets Fed Up Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Aug 24, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 5,421 views

    Amos has three visions which demonstrate that there will come a point when God gets fed up and He will not relent from His judgment.

    With all the problems in our economy these days, we’ve seen a lot of companies file bankruptcy and go out of business and other companies merging with their competitors in order to stay in business. The latest rumor is that FexEx and UPS are considering a merger with the new company to be called ...read more

  • The Plumb Line

    Contributed by Charles Scott on Jul 11, 2009
    based on 10 ratings
     | 7,124 views

    Amos uses the Plumb Line as a metaphor to explain that both nation and the religious establishment are under judgment for being "out of line"; unrighteous.

    The Plumb Line by Charles Scott, Church of the Good Shepherd, Indianapolis Trinity 5 —Proper 10B July 12 2009 The Plumb Line Old Testament Reading Amos 7:7 THIS IS WHAT the Lord God showed me: behold, the Lord was standing beside a wall built with a plumb line, with a plumb line in ...read more

  • Amos: God's Plumb Ain't Dumb

    Contributed by Matt Hoffmann on Jul 9, 2009
    based on 11 ratings
     | 5,177 views

    God’s Plumb Line (His Law) isn’t dumb! It speaks to us about our sin. But we are blessed that God isn’t silent about his grace either, that reaches out to us from the cross

    Sermon 071209 Amos 7:7-15; Ephesians 1:3-14 I read a book this week that really challenged me. It was a book that speaks against all kinds of things going on in society today. I’ll list some topics, and think about what comes to your mind: Self-Righteousness, Deceit, Greed, Oppression of ...read more

  • Standing Firm For Truth

    Contributed by Leonard Davis on May 29, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 7,300 views

    If we expect God to use us to do the work of the kingdom, then we will have to be faithful in proclaiming the truth even in the face of opposition and ridicule.

    STANDING FIRM FOR TRUTH Why is it so difficult to face up to the truth when things aren’t going very well and to take action to make things right? We see this problem in every area of life. One particular outworking of this refusal to face up to the truth and to take proper action is in the ...read more

  • Amos And God's Plumb Line

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Jul 28, 2008
    based on 35 ratings
     | 20,871 views

    Again, the plumb line symbolizes God’s word! God’s word is always straight, perfect and pure! God’s word represents total soundness and integrity! The wall in Greek means ’heart.’ Could God be watching men’s heart? O course!

    Amos and God’s Plumb Line Text: Amos 7:7-8 Thus He showed me: Behold, the Lord stood on a wall made with a plumb line, with a plumb line in His hand. 8 And the LORD said to me, “Amos, what do you see?” And I said, “A plumb line.” then the Lord said: “ Behold, I am setting a ...read more

  • Praying For America

    Contributed by Matthew Sickling on Jul 7, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,696 views

    This sermon examines some of the problems facing America and the Church in America and calls on the Christian Community to confess, repent, and pray for our nation.

    Title: Praying for America Text: Amos 7:1-9, Date: July 6, 2008 a.m. Location: Sulphur Spring Baptist Church Introduction: Friday was the fourth of July, the day we as Americans celebrate our Independance. I don’t think anyone would argue that God has richly blessed the United States of ...read more

  • God's Measure Of Success

    Contributed by Scott Carroll on Mar 10, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,754 views

    WITNESS

    GOD’S MEASURE OF SUCCESS Text: Amos 7:4-9 God’s plumb line is not always what ours is. a. We judge a man by what we see and visibly make an opinion of whether or not he is successful. b. I want to take a look at how God measures things and if I have measured up to the plumb line He ...read more

  • Message Delivered Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Sep 12, 2007
    based on 31 ratings
     | 13,463 views

    In order to faithfully obey God’s call to be messengers of His gospel, we need to see the obstacles that we will face. But not only do we need to see the obstacles, we need to be able to overcome them like Amos did.

    1. Introduction a. A messenger of God will face personal opposition (10) b. A messenger of God will face verbal misrepresentation (11) c. A messenger of God will face sensible temptation (12-13) i. Wouldn’t it be nice to go home? ii. Eat your home cooking? iii. It’s OK to prophesy—just don’t ...read more