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Biblical Outline: Amos

Peace & Blessings Beloved,

TGBTG for allowing us to see another day. I pray all is well with you and yours, and that your week has been fruitful & blessed thus far.


In this Series, we are going to further our in-depth study of each book of the Holy Bible, breaking each book into the major themes and topics contained therein. Today we'll outline the thirtieth book of the Bible, Amos.



Outline

  • Superscription (1:1)

  • Introduction to Amos's Message (1:2)

  • Oracles against the Nations, including Judah and Israel (1:3;2:16)

    • Judgment on Aram (1:3-5)

    • Judgment on Philistia (1:6-8)

    • Judgment on Phoenicia (1:9-10)

    • Judgment on Edom (1:11-12)

    • Judgment on Ammon (1:13-15)

    • Judgment on Moab (2:1-3)

    • Judgment on Judah (2:4-5)

    • Judgment on Israel (2:6-16)

      1. Ruthless oppression of the poor (2:6-7a)

      2. Unbridled profanation of religion (2:7b-8)

      3. Contrasted position of the Israelites (2:9-12)

      4. The oppressive system will perish (2:13-16)

  • Oracles against Israel (3:1;5:17)

    • Judgment on the Chosen People (chapter 3)

      1. God's punishment announced (3:1-2)

      2. The announcement vindicated (3:3-8)

      3. The punishment vindicated (3:9-15)

    • Judgment on an Unrepentant People (chapter 4)

      1. Judgment on the socialites (4:1-3)

      2. Perversion of religious life (4:4-5)

      3. Past calamities brought no repentance (4:6-11)

      4. No hope for a hardened people (4:12-13)

    • Judgment on an Unjust People (5:1-17)

      1. The death dirge (5:1-3)

      2. Exhortation to life (5:4-6)

      3. Indictment of injustices (5:7-13)

      4. Exhortation to life (5:14-15)

      5. Prosperity will turn to grief (5:16-17)

  • Announcements of Exile (5:18;6:14)

    • A Message of Woe against Israel's Perverted Religion (5:18-27)

    • A Message of Woe against Israel's Complacent Pride (6:1-7)

    • A Sworn Judgment on the Proud and Unjust Nation (6:8-14)

  • Visions of Divine Retribution (7:1;9:10)

    • Judgment Relented (7:1-6)

      1. A swarm of locusts (7:1-3)

      2. A consuming fire (7:4-6)

    • Judgment Un-relented (7:7;9:10)

      1. The plumb line (7:7-17)

        1. The vision (7:7-9)

        2. Amos challenged and vindicated (7:10-17)

      2. The basket of ripe fruit (chapter 8)

        1. The vision (8:1-3)

        2. The exposition (8:4-14)

      3. The Lord by the altar (9:1-10)

        1. The vision (9:1-4)

        2. The exposition (9:5-10)

  • Restored Israel's Blessed Future (9:11-15)

    • Revival of the House of David (9:11-12)

    • Restoration of Israel to an Edenic Promised Land (9:13-15)


May we establish, nurture, and grow a sincere love for the word of God, and study it lovingly & faithfully.


I pray you receive this with the love intended, and apply it to wisdom.


May the joy of the Lord continue to be your strength.


Love you much.


Stay Safe, Stay Healthy, Stay Blessed!


-Humble Servant


P.S- If you have not given your life to Jesus Christ, I implore you to take the time to do so right now. Use John 3:16 & Romans 10:9-10 as a foundation for making your confession of faith. And use Ephesians 2:1-10 to provide proper context for your salvation



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