Tag: disaster

Woe to Those at Ease in Zion!

Over and over again Amos has attempted to impress upon the Israelites of the northern Kingdom of Israel their dire condition if they do not repent of their sinfulness: YHWH was about to come inContinue reading

The Lord YHWH Has Spoken

The prophet Amos came to the northern Kingdom of Israel according to the will of YHWH (Amos 1:1). He drew in the Israelites by proclaiming YHWH’s judgments upon the nations, and then declared to themContinue reading

Calamity

“For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom; and there shall be famines and earthquakes in divers places” (Matthew 24:7). The “Arab spring”: the overthrow of existing powers in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya,Continue reading

Are You Ready For the Judgment?

Generally, human beings like to be prepared for disasters. Many of us have insurance policies on our cars, homes, lives, and other things in case something terrible should happen to them. We watch weather reportsContinue reading