Nehemiah 8:2-6,8-10; Psalms 19:8-10,15; I Corinthians 12:12-30; Luke 1:1-4; 4:14-21
A young clergyman was anxious to improve the quality of his preaching …
He bought a new cassette tape recorder and the following Sunday recorded the entire worship service. That night, he sat down in an easy chair to listen. Everything seemed to be going well he thought to himself. And then came the sermon. When he awakened sometime later …
It is unlikely that anyone ever slept through a sermon preached by the Old Testament prophet, Amos.
Amos preached on “Social justice” with a passion. He came on strong in his concerns for the poor and the oppressed.
He looked out at men, especially the business men and he said, “You’ve been exploiting the needy, cheating those who work…
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