Category Archives: relationship with God

withdrawn from them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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love pact

devotional post # 2098 Hosea 2:18-20 Hos 2:18 And I will make for them a covenant on that day with the wild animals, the birds of the sky, and the crawling things of the ground. And I will destroy the … Continue reading

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tainted name

devotional post # 2097 Hosea 2:14-17 Hos 2:14 “for this reason, notice, I will allure her, and bring her into the wilderness, and speak tenderly to her. Hos 2:15 And there I will give her her vineyards and make the … Continue reading

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children of prostitution

devotional post # 2094 Hosea 2:4-5 Hos 2:4 To her children I will also not show tender affection, because they are children of prostitution. Hos 2:5 Because their mother has committed prostitution; she who conceived them has acted shamefully. Because … Continue reading

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fighting words

devotional post # 2093 Hosea 2:1-3 Hos 2:1 Say to your brothers, “my people,” and to your sisters, “tender affection.” Hos 2:2 “Argue with your mother, argue– because she is not my wife, and I am not her husband– that … Continue reading

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tender affection

devotional post # 2090 Hos 1:6 She conceived again and gave birth to a daughter. And Yahveh said to him, “Name her No Tender Affection, because I will no more have tender affection on the house of Israel, to forgive … Continue reading

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the sin of self-confidence

devotional post # 2026 Luke 18:18-23 Luk 18:18 Now a certain ruler asked him, “Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” Luk 18:19 Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good … Continue reading

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true humility

devotional post #2024 Luke 18:9-14 Luk 18:9 Jesus also spoke to some who were confident that they were righteous and looked down on everyone else. This was his illustration: Luk 18:10 “Two men went up to the temple to pray, … Continue reading

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high society low lifes

devotional post # 2011 Luke 16:13-15 Luk 16:13 No servant can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve … Continue reading

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