In previous posts i studied the call of amos to be a prophet and the suggest that amos was no ordinary shepherd, to amos' occupation pingback: » amos. View notes - amos the prophet from business 125 at sti college (multiple campuses) amos the prophet the historical background a wandering people at the start of what is a series looking at some of. Author: amos 1:1 identifies the author of the book of amos as the prophet amos date of writing: the book of amos was likely written between 760 and 753 bc purpose of writing: amos is a shepherd and a fruit picker from the judean village of tekoa when god calls him, even though he lacks an. The prophet amos was the prophet of righteousness and he saw the lord god as judging israel by means of the plumb line, signifying the unchanging standards of that righteousness let us look further at this plumb line. What was amos message amos 1:1 identifies the author of the book of amos as the prophet amos he was just a shepherd, a small businessman in judah.
The prophets of the southern kingdom, judah it is said of that time that we should not look down on the jews in the day of their disaster the book of amos. The prophet amos - עָמוֹס lived in the eighth century bc in the northern kingdom of israel, during the peaceful reign of jeroboam, and is the first prophet to have a book of the bible named after him his book should be first if the listing was chronological, as he lived just prior to hosea. Let's take a look at verse 1 of amos: the words of amos, who was among the shepherds of tekoa, which he saw concerning israel in the days of uzziah king of judah and in the days of jeroboam the son of joash, king of israel, two years before the earthquake. Who was the prophet amos the title of the book (1:1) tells us that amos came from tekoa, a little town in the hill country of judah, about 18 km south of jerusalem.
All of these prophets amos, micah, isaiah and hosea lived during the fall of the north tribes amos and hosea prophesied against the northern tribes micah and isaiah prophesied against judah. 2 amos related media notes on the book of amos and the bedouin graze their sheep there 9 amos was a shepherd (1:1) israel/judah expanded jonah prophesied. Amos was a shepherd before the spirit of prophecy came over him he was a herdsman from the village of tekoa, and a dresser of sycamore trees he began his prophecies in the days of uzziah king of judah, and in the days of jeroboam the son of joash, the king of israel, two years before the earthquake.
Amosthe prophet of the north essaysaround 750 bce, amos, a shepherd from judah, goes north to preach against the sinful kingdom of israel amos was a prophet from the town of tekoh in juda. (israel at this time was split into two kingdoms: judah in the south and israel in the north) oddly, amos, a southerner, directs most of his message in this book to the northerners of the kingdom of israel. Amos was a social prophet, but he was a social prophet within the society of the northern and southern kingdoms, particularly the northern kingdom and consequently he was not a prophet of social justice in the misguided way in which that term is used in our society today.
Amos, the prophet of god [ amos:1:1-15  the words of amos, who was among the herdmen of tekoa, which he saw concerning israel in the days of uzziah king of judah, and in the days of jeroboam the son of joash king of israel, two years before the earthquake. Amos, the prophet profession and social status do not make it clear whether he was a rich owner, or a poor shepherd when we look beyond the immediate. He was a shepherd from tekoa, a small village in a rugged area about 12 miles south of jerusalem he also tended sycamore trees although amos was from judah in the south, god called him to present his message to israel in the north.
The book of amos is the third of the twelve minor amos lived in the kingdom of judah but preached in the amos is the first prophet to use the term. Amos was a simple shepherd in the southern kingdom of judah (am 1:1) he wasn't a prophet there were no prophets in his family but god had a message for the rebellious northern kingdom of israel, and he chose amos to deliver it (am 7:15) god had made israel his chosen people (back in exodus.
Author: amos 1:1 identifies the author of the book of amos as the prophet amos date of writing: the book of amos was likely written between 760 and 753 bc. Posts about amos a shepherd from judah is sent as a prophet to israel written by gina. Amos, the southerner from judah, the insignificant thistle, had the unsavory task of proclaiming a difficult message to an arrogant and less than receptive crowd in israel, the mighty cedar of lebanon to the north. The prophet amos lived among a group of shepherds in tekoa, a small town approximately ten miles south of jerusalem as well as a shepherd (amos 7:14-15.