Has someone ever "insulted" you or "disassociated" from you because of their own prejudice, anger or hate? Were they so "overwhelmed" with fear that they even tried to destroy or damage your reputation? Amos 7:12, "...Amaziah said to Amos, O seer go flee away..." Here, the word "seer" said it all; it was contemptuous disrespect, telling Amos of his heritage, lack of family prominence (insulting his father) and that Amos was not a member of the "Royal Guild". Amos did not take this as an insult, in fact he considered it a compliment, even a "Badge of Courage"! Amos was not paid to say what he was saying, he had no "hidden agenda"; he was called to speak the TRUTH, and this gave him great pleasure! Even though others ridiculed him, HE HAD NO CLUE
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