Latter Prophets: Amos, Hosea, Micah

The prophets bring words of criticism and warning. They are frequently abrasive and caustic as they try to force the people to face their (perceived) sins.

Amos

Originally a shepherd from Tekoa, Amos prophesied in Israel during the reign of King Jeroboam II. Though expelled from his base in Bethel and forced to return to Judah, he continued his prophesies against the northern kingdom from Judah.

  • [Addition: Introduction to Amos.]
  • Amos 1: Condemnation of Damascus, Gaza, Tyre, Edom, and Ammon.
  • Amos 2: Condemnation of Moab, Judah, and Israel.
  • [Addition: Revisiting the oracles against the nations.]
  • Amos 3: God promises to punish Samaria.
  • [Addition: The rhetorical questions of Amos 3:3-8.]
  • Amos 4: God has punished Samaria, but this hasn’t worked.
  • [Addition: Revisiting the cows of Bashan.]
  • Amos 5: Amos laments Samaria’s coming fate.
  • Amos 6: The lament is continued, with a focus on the Samarian wealthy.
  • Amos 7: Amos’s first, second, and third visions, and how he came to be booted from Israel.
  • [Addition: The ‘anak of Amos 7:7-9.]
  • Amos 8: Amos’s fourth vision.
  • Amos 9: Amos’s fifth vision, and the prophecy of restoration.
  • [Addition: Closing thoughts on Amos.]

Hosea

[Description]

  • Hosea 1
  • Hosea 2
  • Hosea 3
  • Hosea 4
  • Hosea 5
  • Hosea 6
  • Hosea 7
  • Hosea 8
  • Hosea 9
  • Hosea 10
  • Hosea 11
  • Hosea 12
  • Hosea 13
  • Hosea 14

Micah

[Description]

  • Micah 1
  • Micah 2
  • Micah 3
  • Micah 4
  • Micah 5
  • Micah 6
  • Micah 7

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