Amos 5:15
"Hate evil, and love the good"

Amost 5:15 reminds us that God demands we hate evil and love good.  What will that mean for us?

Perhaps God will have mercy on us.

God's Word makes it plain that His judgment does not sleep forever, but that  His hand of judgment will come sometime!

Is that time now?  Perhaps.

At all times, God wishes for justice and righteousness.  When His people ignore evil and fail to promote righteousness, what happens?

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We have seen in the Old Testament that God allowed the destruction of the Temple and the exile of His people by a pagan nation, after multiple warnings by prophets over many years.

Again, after the death and resurrection of the Messiah, the continued rejection of Jesus by the Jewish people led, under Roman occupation, to the destruction of the Third Temple (built by Herod the Great) and the 2,000 year dispersion of the Jews.

The key of Cm is easy to sing in, but harder to play on the piano than Dm.

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God is the same today

Today, the Church is not prevailing against evil.  In a misguided emphasis on "kindness" and "inclusion," the Church has failed to "love the Good."

Will there be mercy?  God's judgment does not wait forever.

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Here are the lyrics in a block of text, INCLUDING PERMISSION from the creator of  SingTheBibleStory.com to copy, paste, and use in your church or meeting on an overhead projector, computer, bulletin, or the like:

Amos 5:15 Hate Evil

Amos five, fifteen, Hate evil!

Hate the evil, and love the good...

And perhaps even now, the Lord God of Heaven's armies

Will have mercy, will have mercy, on us.


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The links for the piano music:



Download Amos 5:15 song in Dm



Download "Hate evil, and love the good" in Cm



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Like some of you, I've been playing the piano since early childhood, and have added a few other instruments along the way, plus an interest in arranging and composing music.

I also happen to love the Lord Jesus Christ, and the Christian worldview that portrays The Great War in the heavens, in which we here on earth are destined to be a part.  

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