Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Hosea

Spiritual Amnesia

HOSEA 11:1-3 – When Israel was a child, I loved him, and out of Egypt I called my son. The more they were called, the more they went away; they kept sacrificing to the Baals and burning offerings to idols. Yet it was I who taught Ephraim to walk; I took them up by their arms, but they did not know that…

The Work Of Knowing God

HOSEA 6:3 – Let us know; let us press on to know the Lord; his going out is sure as the dawn; he will come to us as the showers, as the spring rains that water the earth.” THEME OF THE DAY. THE WORK OF KNOWING GOD. We should make a disclaimer with the theme of the day. The work of knowing…

When God Hurts Us

HOSEA 6:1-2 – “Come, let us return to the Lord; for he has torn us, that he may heal us; he has struck us down, and he will bind us up. After two days he will revive us; on the third day he will raise us up, that we may live before him. THEME OF THE DAY. WHEN GOD HURTS US. Yes,…

God’s People And God’s Heart

HOSEA 11:1-4 – When Israel was a child, I loved him, and out of Egypt I called my son. The more they were called, the more they went away; they kept sacrificing to the Baals and burning offerings to idols. Yet it was I who taught Ephraim to walk; I took them up by their arms, but they did not know that…

Knowing Christ

HOSEA 6:3 – Let us know; let us press on to know the LORD; His going out is sure as the dawn; He will come to us as the showers, as the spring rains that water the earth. THEME OF THE DAY. KNOWING CHRIST. If I were to survey ten real Christians, I would not get a single “No, I’m all set”…

The Ease Of Compromise

HOSEA 12:6 – So you, by the help of your God, return, hold fast to love and justice, and wait continually for your God. THEME OF THE DAY. THE EASE OF COMPROMISE. The Christian life is to be a persevering life. It is not for the faint of heart. It will require the greatest of efforts on our part, not some of…