Tag Archives: Hosea

July 10 – Taunting Jesus

Mark 15:21-47; 1 Kings 11; Hosea 13 Trash talking is apparently an art. Google it and you will find lists of the best trash talk lines of all time. It’s the pre-game/fight warmup designed to get an edge on your … Continue reading

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July 6 – A Day of Reckoning

Mark 13:14-37; 1 Kings 7; Hosea 9:1-16 In the movie “Return of the Jedi,” Luke Skywalker freed Han Solo from his carbonite freezer. While Han was recovering, and discovers that Luke has freed him, he asked “How we doing?” Luke … Continue reading

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July 3 – Going Through the Motions

Mark 12:1-27; 1 Kings 3; Hosea 6:1-7:2 Sometimes I have bad days, and sometimes those bad days are on Sundays. I wake up and I think I don’t want to go to church. I read the Bible to do my … Continue reading

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July 11 – Restoration

Mark 16; I Kings 12:1-31; Hosea 14 The book of Hosea speaks continuously about restoration. Hosea takes a woman from adultery and restores her dignity as he makes her his wife. When she strays again, their relationship is restored again … Continue reading

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June 28 – The God Who Woos

Mark 9:2-50; 2 Samuel 22; Hosea 2:2-23 God has always been about grace. Some people like to think of God in the Old Testament as stern and unyielding, while the New Testament shows the grace of God. The story of … Continue reading

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July 11 – Rebellion, Rejection, Repentance and Hope

Mark 16; 1 Kings 12:1-31; Hosea 14 There is a progression of life. It begins with rejection and sin. Jereboam was rejected by Rehoboam and the kingdom of Israel split. In his bitterness, Jereboam wanted to be sure that the … Continue reading

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June 29 – On Marriage

Mark 10:1-31; 2 Samuel 23; Hosea 3 Marriage has been around since the beginning of time when God created Adam and Eve. It was an institution created by God for many reasons: companionship, procreation, and society among other possible reasons. … Continue reading

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