Amos 4

Advanced Warning (Amos 4)

“I gave you empty stomachs in every city and lack of bread in every town, yet you have not returned to me,” declares the Lord. (Amos 4:6)

Now that I’m older and I can look back at my life as a child, teen, and young adult, I see in hindsight the many times that God was reaching out to me, even before I became Christian. There are very distinct moments and circumstances that occurred that were too well orchestrated and specific to be accidents or coincidences, and I now see that God was trying to both warn me and draw me to Him.

The foolish and/or dangerous situations that I repeatedly put myself or others into, I have only survived by the grace of God, as He still has plans for me to accomplish in this world as an instrument for Christ. (more…)