God’s Judgement And Mercy

St. Andrew’s Cathedral

Phillip is the Dean of Sydney at St Andrew's Cathedral, Australia and regularly preaches at the 10:30am gathering.

Originally Published:
1st July 2012

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Bible passage: Amos 8 - 9

Date: 01/07/2012


God’s Judgement and Mercy

      Amos 8-9

1. Still More Visions of Judgement
      a. summer fruits

             i.	the unjust society

            ii.	God’s just punishment

      b. the altar

            i.	no escape

           ii.	from the creator

           iii.	from the Lord of nations

           iv.	the nation shaken with a sieve

2. The Promise of Restoration

      a. the kingdom of David

      b. the nations in the kingdom

      c. the wealth in Promised land

3. The Take Home Message of Amos

      a. The LORD God

            i. creator

            ii.	rules nations

            iii. rules history

            iv. reveals by prophets

            v.	rules by justice 

            vi.	responds to plea for mercy

      b. Israel

            i.	present blindness

            ii.	future destruction

            iii. international restoration

      c. True Religion

            i.	not ritual

            ii.	but justice righteousness

            iii. repentance

            iv.	Christ the Son of David