Lectionary Lab PREMIUM Edition for the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost, Year C
July 17, 2022
Comments by John Fairless
Amos is “hot” in today’s text!
Well, I suppose it’s actually God who is hot; Amos is, after all, just a prophet. He must deliver the message that is given to him by the Spirit of God.
The message for today is bound up in a bushel of “summer fruit.” As some scholars note, the translation could be “ripe fruit” — the idea…