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Summary: a message on the reality of God’s judgment

The Reality of God¡¦s Judgment Part II

Amos 6:1-14

I. THE FIRST MESSAGE OF WOE„³YOU WILL BE EXILED AND NOT EXALTED (5:18-17)

II. THE SECOND MESSAGE OF WOE„³YOU WILL SUFFER AFFLICTION AND NOT AFFLUENCE (6:1-14)

A. The Charge of Complacency-¡¨Woe to them that are at ease¡K¡¨ (1)

To be secure, quiet, and even arrogant; to live in wantonness; even a sense of invincibility

B. The Cause of Complacency (1-6)

1. False security-trusting in their supposed greatness (1-2)

a. Calneh and Hamath overrun by Assyria in 854-846 B.C.

b. Gath was destroyed in 815 B.C. and again in 769 B.C.

2. Faulty schooling-the day of evil is far off (3)

3. Foolish self-indulgence-lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God (4-6)

a. lived as well as they could live

b. ate as well as they could eat

c. enjoyed a great party life filled with music and drinking

d. never worried about the consequences of their actions

C. The Curse Of Complacency (7-14)

1. The Destruction of a Nation

2. The Death of a People

3. The Denunciation of God

D. The Cure For Complacency (everyone helps answer this)

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