Have a controversy in your missions organization or committee? The apostles settled matters from the Old Testament. James appealed at the Jerusalem Council to the book of Amos and “the words of the prophets” (Acts 15:15).

The first century Jewish believers were experiencing the grafting in of the Gentiles. Genesis through Malachi was a sufficient foundation for understanding the mission.

J.D. Payne, “Amos and the Great Commission”.