Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Sep 21, 2002
Amos was a businessman, not a prophet -- but he saw things in his society that needed to be examined. "Judgment is coming," is the theme of his preaching.
6 Seek the LORD and live, or he will sweep through the house of Joseph like a fire; it will devour, and Bethel will have no one to quench it.
7 You who turn justice into bitterness and cast righteousness to the ground
8 (he who made the Pleiades and Orion, who turns blackness into