Taking on the role of “suffering servants” whose lives became metaphors for God’s message, Hosea and Amos communicate across time, culture and religion. By their models of true leadership in obedience to God’s call, they teach us that we can make a difference in our world by living simply and justly. They help us explore the healing nature of genuine forgiveness.
The Apostle Peter reminds the early Christians that the word of the prophets is confirmed through Christ, and that they should pay attention to it (2 Peter 1:19-21). Believers today do well to heed Peter’s reminder as well.
Word Wise units are interactive studies designed to help people know and experience the God of salvation history, to equip people through Bible-based spiritual formation and to get people into the Word, challenging them to integrate the truth of Scripture with their contemporary situation.