HOSEA‬ ‭11:1-11‬‬‬

““When Israel was a child, I loved him, and I called my son out of Egypt. But the more I called to him, the farther he moved from me, offering sacrifices to the images of Baal and burning incense to idols. I myself taught Israel how to walk, leading him along by the hand. ButContinue reading “HOSEA‬ ‭11:1-11‬‬‬”

HOSEA‬ ‭9:1-17‬ ‭‬‬

“O people of Israel, do not rejoice as other nations do. For you have been unfaithful to your God, hiring yourselves out like prostitutes, worshiping other gods on every threshing floor. So now your harvests will be too small to feed you. There will be no grapes for making new wine. You may no longerContinue reading “HOSEA‬ ‭9:1-17‬ ‭‬‬”

HOSEA‬ ‭8:1-14‬ ‭‬‬

““Sound the alarm! The enemy descends like an eagle on the people of the Lord, for they have broken my covenant and revolted against my law. Now Israel pleads with me, ‘Help us, for you are our God!’ But it is too late. The people of Israel have rejected what is good, and now theirContinue reading “HOSEA‬ ‭8:1-14‬ ‭‬‬”

HOSEA‬ ‭2:2-13‬‬‬

““But now bring charges against Israel—your mother— for she is no longer my wife, and I am no longer her husband. Tell her to remove the prostitute’s makeup from her face and the clothing that exposes her breasts. Otherwise, I will strip her as naked as she was on the day she was born. IContinue reading “HOSEA‬ ‭2:2-13‬‬‬”

HOSEA‬ ‭1:2-11‬‬‬

“When the Lord first began speaking to Israel through Hosea, he said to him, “Go and marry a prostitute, so that some of her children will be conceived in prostitution. This will illustrate how Israel has acted like a prostitute by turning against the Lord and worshiping other gods.” So Hosea married Gomer, the daughterContinue reading “HOSEA‬ ‭1:2-11‬‬‬”