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Character by Character

Lesson 14: Amos




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1. What was Amos’ normal occupation?

    a) Carpenter.

    b) Herdsman and fig farmer.

    c) Wine maker.

2. What does the author mean by ‘the silent years’?

    a) Years of preparation for ministry.

    b) Years spent in school.

3. When Amos began his prophetic ministry in the Israelite religious center of Bethel, he was well received.

    a) True.

    b) False.

4. The first denunciations Amos made were against

    a) Israel.

    b) Israel's neighbours.

5. Israel’s heathen neighbours were guilty of transgressing the Law of Moses.

    a) True.

    b) False.

6. Against which nation did God especially send Amos?

    a) Moab.

    b) Judah.

    c) Israel.

7. ‘Judgment must begin at the house of God’ is a Scriptural principle.

    a) True.

    b) False.

8. Since he was not a trained prophet Amos hesitated to deliver God’s message to Israel.

    a) True.

    b) False.

9. The threatened judgments contained in the five visions Amos saw were all averted by his intercession with God on behalf of God’s people.

    a) True.

    b) False.

10. The most important lesson we learn from the life of Amos is that God only calls and uses people specially trained for ministry.

    a) True.

    b) False.

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