Tag Archives: Hosea 8

sin, sacrifice, repeat

devotional post # 2121 Hosea 8:11-14 Hos 8:11 Since Ephraim has made more altars because of sinning, they have become to him altars to promote sinning. Hos 8:12 If I had written my law for him ten thousand times, they … Continue reading

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the cheap stuff

devotional post # 2120 Hosea 8:8-10 Hos 8:8 Israel is consumed; already they are distributed among the nations like cheap pottery that noone wants. Hos 8:9 Because they have gone up to Assyria, a wild donkey going off on its … Continue reading

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best effort

devotional post # 2119 Hosea 8:5-7 Hos 8:5 I have rejected your calf, Samaria. My anger has been kindled against them. How long will they be stay unclean? Hos 8:6 Because it is from Israel; a blacksmith made it; it … Continue reading

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self-deception, self destruction

devotional post # 2118 Hosea 8:1-4 Hos 8:1 Put the shofar to your palate! Something like a buzzard flies over the house of Yahveh, because they have passed over my covenant and rebelled against my law. Hos 8:2 To me … Continue reading

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altars for sinning

Hosea 8 The political alliances made by Israel were “sowing the wind” and God promises that they will reap the whirlwind.  The religious practices were simply an outward show designed to hide their corruption. God called them altars for sinning.  … Continue reading

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