This study started in Hosea 8Jeremiah 11:13 You have as many gods as you have towns, O Judah; and the altars you have set up to burn incense to that shameful god Baal are as many as the streets of Jerusalem. Israel was turned so far from the Lord. He was about to bring affliction […]
Hosea 6.6 | word study For I desire mercy, not sacrifice, and acknowledgment of God rather than burnt offerings. * desire: to find pleasue in, to choose, strong attraction to* mercy: hesed, mercy, compassion, what Rahab showed the spies, to treat someone as if a previous relationship existed in which they were close friends, although […]
Hosea 4-5?É¬Ø 4:6 “My people are destroyed from lack of knowledge.” The same things is happening today, but it need not be God doing some kind of spiritual cleansing. By simply not knowing Him and disobeying Him, people are pouring judgement on themselves through disease, criminal suffering, starvation as a result of greed, addiction, and […]
7/31/04 2:34 pm the boys are having their afternoon nap and I’m on the couch typing. Yesterday I read a great thing, but I haven’t been able to write it down until today.I read 2 cor 4:8 “We are …perplexed, but not in despair…” Since I had just heard from work that my reign of […]
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