Amos 7:7-17 — Exile is Coming

April 11, 2013

In the first two visions (locusts and fire, 7:1-6)¬†Amos interceded and Yahweh relented: “This will not happen.” Then Yahweh shows Amos a third vision (Amos 7:7-9). This time Amos does not intercede (as far as the text reveals) and Yahweh is resolute in judgment. Yahweh will destroy the idolatrous sanctuaries of Israel and put the […]