Reading Amos: Is It an Advantage to Be God's Special People?

Daniel J. Simundson

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/2008

Issue: Amos and Hosea (Vol. 28, No 2, Spring, 2008)

Amos speaks a difficult word to those who believe they have a special claim on God because God has a unique, covenantal relationship with them. To be chosen by God is no reason for self-satisfaction or self-righteousness. God has called us for mission, not privilege.

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