Tag Archives: Amos

To Sieve or Not to be Sieved — Daily Meditation Moment

“I’m [God] throwing Israel into a sieve among all the nations and shaking them good, shaking out all the sin, all the sinners.” Amos 9:9 (The Message Bible) Today is 12-12-12, and I’m making my husband’s favorite meal, chicken noodle … Continue reading

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Riding the Roughshod Pony — Daily Meditation Moment

 “Because you run roughshod over the poor and take the bread right out of their mouths, you’re never going to move into the luxury homes you have built.” Amos 5:10 (The Message Bible) Amos tells it like he sees it. … Continue reading

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Never Set Up To Preach — Daily Meditation Moment

“But Amos stood up to Amaziah: ‘I never set up to be a preacher, never had plans to be a preacher. I raised cattle and I pruned trees. Then GOD took me off the farm and said, ‘Go preach to … Continue reading

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Plan B — Daily Meditation Moment

“I’d make it rain on one village but not on another. I’d make it rain on one field but not on another—and that one would dry up. People would stagger from village to village crazed for water and never quenching … Continue reading

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Hand in Hand — Daily Meditation Moment

“Do two people walk hand in hand if they aren’t going to the same place?” Amos 3:3 (The Message Bible) Living in a senior community gives me a lot of pleasure watching elderly couples walking hand in hand. I often … Continue reading

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Being a Grandmother — Daily Meditation Moment

“They’d sell their own grandmother!” Amos 2:7 (The Message Bible) (check reference) March 11 was National Grandmother’s Day—another Hallmark Day—but that’s okay. If Hallmark makes a few extra bucks by reminding us to honor our grandmothers, than that makes a … Continue reading

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