Category Archives: judgment

walking dead

devotional post # 2137 Hosea 12:14-13:3 Hos 12:14 Ephraim has bitterly irritated him; so his Lord will leave his death sentence on him and will repay him because his disgrace. Hos 13:1 When Ephraim spoke, there was terror; he had … Continue reading

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back to shacks

devotional post # 2135 Hosea 12:7-9 Hos 12:7 A merchant, in whose hands are dishonest scales, he loves to cheat. Hos 12:8 Ephraim has said, “Not me, I am rich; I have found wealth for myself; in all my labors … Continue reading

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whirling sword

devotional post # 2132 Hosea 11:5-7 Hos 11:5 They will not return to the land of Egypt, but Assyria will be their king, because they have refused to return to me. Hos 11:6 The sword will whirl in their cities, … Continue reading

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double violation

devotional post # 2129 Hosea 10:8-10 Hos 10:8 The high places of Aven, the mistake of Israel, will be made useless. Thorn bush and thistle will grow up on their altars, and they will say to the mountains, “Cover us,” … Continue reading

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king and calf

devotional post # 2128 Hosea 10:5-7 Hos 10:5 The residents of Samaria are afraid for the calf of Beth-aven. Its people mourn for it, and so do its idolatrous priests– those who had partied over it and over its glory– … Continue reading

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weeds that choke the vine

devotional post # 2127 Hosea 10:1-4 Hos 10:1 Israel is a growing climbing vine that produces fruit for him. The more his fruit increased, the more altars he built; as his country improved, he improved his memorial stones. Hos 10:2 … Continue reading

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trashed treasure

devotional post # 2126 Hosea 9:16-17 Hos 9:16 Ephraim has been struck down; their root is dried up; they will produce no fruit. Even if they give birth, I will put their beloved children to death. Hos 9:17 My God … Continue reading

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evil on display

devotional post # 2125 Hosea 9:13-15 Hos 9:13 Ephraim, as I remember seeing him, was like a young palm transplanted in a meadow; but Ephraim now has to lead his children out to slaughter. Hos 9:14 Give them, O LORD– … Continue reading

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sour grapes

devotional post # 2124 Hosea 9:9-12 Hos 9:9 They have deeply corrupted themselves like in the days of Gibeah: he will remember their violation; he will punish their mistakes. Hos 9:10 Like grapes in the wilderness, that is how I … Continue reading

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turning against the divine

devotional post # 2123 Hosea 9:5-8 Hos 9:5 What will you do on the day of the appointed meeting, and on the day of the feast of Yahveh? Hos 9:6 Because notice, they are trying to escape destruction; but Egypt … Continue reading

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