Monday, August 13, 2012


A Sycamore Fig

1. Multiple choice: In what city was Amos told never to prophesy again because it was the residence of the king of Israel? (a) Bethel; (b) Samaria; or (c) Gilgal.

2. Where did Amaziah the priest tell Amos to go and prophesy when he ordered him from Israel? (a) Nineveh; (b) Judah; or (c) Edom.

3. Which prophet gave his occupation as "a herdsman. And a tender of sycamore fruit"? (a) Amos; (b) Zephaniah; or (c) Nahum.

1. (a) Bethel (Amos 7:13)

2. (b) Judah (Amos 7:12). Amos was from Tekoa in Judah, south of Jerusalem. Amaziah essentially  told Amos to go home and leave him alone (Amos 1:1).

3.(a) Amos (Amos 7:14 ).

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