Author Archives: Jefferson Vann

About Jefferson Vann

Jeff is a Christian missionary.

bloody path

devotional post # 2112 Hosea 6:8-11 Hos 6:8 Gilead is a city of criminals, marked out with blood. Hos 6:9 As raiding bands lie in wait for a man, so the priests band together; they murder on the way to … Continue reading

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disappearing dew

devotional post # 2111 Hosea 6:4-7 Hos 6:4 What am I going to do with you, Ephraim? What am I going to do with you, Judah? Your covenant loyalty is like a morning cloud, like the dew that disappears early. … Continue reading

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coming back together

devotional post # 2110 Hosea 6:1-3 Hos 6:1 “Come, let us come back to Yahveh; because he has torn us, so that he can heal us; he has struck us down, and he will bind us up. Hos 6:2 After … Continue reading

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the moth lion

devotional post # 2109 Hosea 5:11-15 Hos 5:11 Ephraim is oppressed, broken as a judgment, because he was keen to walk after garbage. Hos 5:12 But I am like a moth to Ephraim, and like rottenness to the house of … Continue reading

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the power of overflow

devotional post # 2108 Hosea 5:8-10 Hos 5:8 Blow the shofar in Gibeah, the trumpet in Ramah. Sound the alarm at Beth-aven; we are following you, Benjamin! Hos 5:9 Ephraim will become a desolation in the day of punishment; among … Continue reading

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withdrawn from them

devotional post # 2107 Hosea 5:5-7 Hos 5:5 The presumption of Israel testifies to his face; Israel and Ephraim will trip over his guilt; Judah also will trip with them. Hos 5:6 With their flocks and herds they will go … Continue reading

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not hidden from him

devotional post # 2106 Hosea 5:1-4 Hos 5:1 Hear this, O priests! Listen attentively, house of Israel! Use your ears, house of the king! Because the judgment is directed at you; because you have been a trapping net at Mizpah … Continue reading

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twister

devotional post # 2105 Hosea 4:15-19 Hos 4:15 Though you be unfaithful, O Israel, let not Judah become guilty. Enter not into Gilgal, nor go up to Beth-aven, and do not vow, “As Yahveh lives.” Hos 4:16 Like a stubborn … Continue reading

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nice shades

devotional post # 2104 Hosea 4:12-14 Hos 4:12 My people look for answers from of their wood, and their walking staff to tell them things. Because a spirit of prostitution has led them astray, and they have left their God … Continue reading

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heart disease

devotional post # 2103 Hosea 4:7-11 Hos 4:7 The more numerous they became, the more they sinned against me; I will change their pride into shame. Hos 4:8 They feed on the sin of my people; their soul lusts to … Continue reading

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