by Gregory Williams
Air Date: May 6, 2021
- Curse Children
- Altars of Clay and Stone
- Red Heifer
- Cities of Refuge
- Pure Religion
- Tens Hundreds and Thousands
Amos, minor prophet and shepherd; Levites often shepherds; Network of ten-family synagogues; Ministers were communicators of information; Freewill support; Consequences of choosing rulers; Amos’ poetic nature; Modern Christian 40,000 denominations; Amos explaining situation; History repeating itself; Avoiding confusion; “Christian” nature; Knowing Christ; Stimulus checks cursing children; Tav-kuf-vav-ayin – Tekoa (stockade?); Town or character? “Day of the Lord”; Satan “believes”; World in decline, watchmen not warning; Amos, contemporary of Joel; Amos 1; “Carmel”; earthquakes; Who are your shepherds?; Following science? Or media?; Omitting Christ’s instructions; Covetous practices; “Insurrection?”; Jan 6th Temple defiled; Your daily bread; What captivity?; Your first choice; Where your rights are going; Study: Interfering with natural processes; “Gimel” = cause/effect; Inspiration of authors; Drawing near the solution; “3, even 4”; “brotherly covenant”; Repetition/sequence of transgressions; Levites taking bribes; Bottom-up networking; Early Israel = Republic; Alexander the Great; Sloth begets tribute; Why bribes?; Jethro’s advice; Levitical charity; Red heifer confusion; Burning sheep doesn’t bring people together; Sharing reality; Returning to righteousness; Overpopulation?; Retaining responsibilities; Cities of refuge; Transgressions today; Today’s “Israel”; Consequences to not following instructions; Contrary to God’s ways; Repentance; Blood in your teeth; Amos 1:15; King’s captivity = exile?; US Constitution; World in bondage; Christ’s daily solution; “Telkoa” warning watchman?; “Carmel” – also in Micah 7:14 = be fruitful; Top of Carmel = first fruits; Instruments of Iron = force; Believing lies; Pure Religion; Seek the Kingdom of God and His righteousness; Household of faith?; Archibald MacLeish quote; Taken away right to choose; Division is destructive; Gather as Christ commanded; Coveting is not OK; “Altar calls”; Who’s your salvation?; Show up!; Avoiding delusion; Humility is key; Join us.
[00:02:00] Amos a shepherd and “dresser of Sycamore trees” (Builder of network?)
[00:14:55] Where does the stimulus check come from?
[00:16:46] Tekoe – Location or much deeper description?
[00:20:18] “Day of the Lord” – Point at which the consequences of doing contrary to the formula of God’s people catches up with them.
[00:26:49] The shepherds of today’s society are the news media
[00:34:45] Threshing Gilead
[00:39:09] Midwife visit; interference with natural birthing process has health consequences throughout life.
[00:42:10] Captivity may not mean captivity
[00:55:14] What were the “bribes”?
*[00:58:54] The stupidity of the “burning up sheep” interpretation
[01:04:31] Abortion and the decimation of the human population
*[01:07:06] The root of court corruption
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