How should Christians conduct themselves in the public square? This article focuses upon the Old Testament prophet Amos, and his life, mission, and message and its relevance for Christians in the public square. The author first introduces the concept of the public square and then make use of relevant biographical, geographical and historical facts that are helpful to understand Amos’ prophetic voice in the public square.
This article looks at biblical passages, specifically Amos 7, that seem to suggest that God changes His mind. Looking at these passages through the perspective of the immutability of God and His omniscience, this article shows that God does not change His mind, but rather uses language that we can understand. Through this an evaluation of open theism is given.