Category Archives: Hosea

Waywardness

“I will heal their waywardness and love them freely, for my anger has turned away from them. I will be like the dew to Israel; he will blossom like a lily. Like a cedar of Lebanon he will send down … Continue reading

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Come Out of the Womb

So in my anger I gave you a king, and in my wrath I took him away. The guilt of Ephraim is stored up, his sins are kept on record. Pains as of a woman in childbirth come to him, … Continue reading

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Morning Mist

Now they sin more and more; they make idols for themselves from their silver, cleverly fashioned images, all of them the work of craftsmen. It is said of these people, “They offer human sacrifices! They kiss calf-idols!” Therefore they will … Continue reading

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Poohsticks

A Poohstick cannot alter it’s course or determine it’s destiny. In some ways I feel like a Poohstick in my pursuit of God. Continue reading

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Swept Away

Love is not a “second hand emotion”.  In fact it is not an emotion at all, but actually the very essence of God in us. God is Love.   Continue reading

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Decades of Demoralization

Rebuke your mother, rebuke her, for she is not my wife, and I am not her husband. Let her remove the adulterous look from her face and the unfaithfulness from between her breasts. Otherwise I will strip her naked and … Continue reading

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Children of the Living God

“Yet the Israelites will be like the sand on the seashore, which cannot be measured or counted. In the place where it was said to them, ‘You are not my people,’ they will be called ‘children of the living God.’ … Continue reading

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