A M O S.
In this chapter we have, I. Judgment threatened,
which the sinners shall not escape (ver. 1-4), which an almighty power shall
inflict (ver. 5, 6), which
the people of Israel have deserved as a sinful people (ver. 7, 8); and yet it shall not be
the utter ruin of their nation (ver.
8), for a remnant of good people shall escape, ver. 9. But the wicked ones shall
perish, ver. 10. II. Mercy
promised, which was to be bestowed in the latter days (ver. 11-15), as appears by the
application of it to the days of the Messiah, Acts xv. 16. And with those comfortable
promises, after all the foregoing rebukes and threatenings, the