Tag Archives: Hosea 1

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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God plants a future

devotional post # 2092 Hosea 1:10-11 (2:1-2 in Hebrew) Hos 1:10 But the count of the children of Israel will be like the sand beside the seashore, which cannot be measured or counted. And in the place where it was … Continue reading

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rock-bottom place

  devotional post # 2091 Hosea 1:8-9 Hos 1:8 When she had weaned No Tender Affection, she conceived and gave birth to a son. Hos 1:9 And Yahveh said, “Name him Not My People, because you are not my people, … 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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a boy and a bow

devotional post # 2089 Hosea 1:3-5 Hos 1:3 So he went and married Gomer, the daughter of Diblaim, and she conceived and gave birth to him a son. Hos 1:4 And Yahveh said to him, “Name him Jezreel, because in … Continue reading

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a broken time

devotional post # 2088 Hos 1:1 The word of Yahveh that came to Hosea, the son of Beeri, in the time of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah, and in the time of Jeroboam the son of Joash, … Continue reading

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bad news first…

Hosea 1:1-2:1 The prophets had a very difficult job. They had to say what God wanted them to say. It was tempting just to say what the people wanted to hear. There were plenty of “prophets” who did that. The … Continue reading

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