Amos - Chapter 6
This chapter seems to be a severe warning for those who are at the top of the heap. They are not immune to the calamities that will fall upon the nation. Their place of prominence does not get them out of what God has decreed. They live in the lap of luxury now, but that is coming to an end.
God says that He will raise up a nation against the house of Israel. Doesn't this fly in the face of what many think God should do? Israel are the chosen ones, but the chosen ones have deserted their God, and even the chosen ones can be held accountable.
Many think that America now holds this distinction, because many label us a Christian nation. But a nation that is Christian in name, but does not know God, that has gone astray of His teachings, can and will be held accountable. Is that what is happening currently? I guess time will tell, as some still prophesy that God will ONLY hold those in leadership accountable. But that doesn't seem to be His pattern, does it?