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Natalie Simons Bible as Literature Reaction Paper: Amos 9:11-15 September 29, 2010 The Restoration of David’s Kingdom, Amos 9:11-15, ends the book of Amos with promise of restoration and an image of agricultural and political prosperity. This promise of restoration for God’s people comes in great contrast to the first eight chapters, in which the dominant theme was Israel’s sin and coming judgment. Not only is there inconsistency with the theme in respect to the rest of the book, but there is also an inconstancy within the passage itself. It seems to me that there are two distinct sub units within the reading, both with different themes. The first, 9:11-12 deals with political restoration while the second, 9:13-15 deals with agricultural restoration. In this reaction, I will further distinguish the inconsistencies in theme that I found in respect to the rest of the book of Amos and the specific passage itself. The Restoration of David’s Kingdom is in clear contrast with the rest of the
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2010 for the course ACCT 307 taught by Professor Murray during the Spring '10 term at Central Texas College.

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