Hosea- Week Eleven

This week's reading Hosea 10, Matthew 11:28, Psalm 25:12-22ο»Ώ It was like I had never understood Him the way I finally did last Sunday morning. I still have goosebumps. Last year, I finally read the bible. Cover to cover. It was amazing. I had never read the bible and actually avoided much of the Old Testament because I …

Hosea 6:6

Memorizing Scripture is one of the best ways to carry God-breathed truth, instruction, and reproof  wherever we go. This week we're memorizing Hosea 6:6, the key verse for the book of Hosea.  For I desire steadfast love and not sacrifice, the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings. Hosea 6:6

Hosea- Week Ten

This week's reading Hosea 9, 1 Corinthians 6:9-11, Psalm 51:1-12 I remember when I would read verses like these and wonder how in the world people could claim this God character as a 'loving' God.  I didn't get it.  I would read these verses and argue that I just couldn't accept this barbaric God. His …

Hosea- Week Eight

This week's reading Hosea 7:3-16, Galatians 6:6-10, Romans 9:22-24 I can't help but think what perfect timing for today's study, with the election and all, that is happening as I type this, because for once, I'm not writing something up early Wednesday morning, but instead, here I am, laying in bed, working on our study the night before.  …

Hosea-Week Seven

This week's reading Hosea 6:1-7:2, Matthew 12:1-8, Isaiah 26:16-19 I have to admit something to you.  Sometimes I hide behind this blog. This Christian blog. Sometimes it is easier for me to hide behind these words where I share the things that will make me look like I know the most or that I've got this whole 'Christ Follower' …

Hosea- Week Six

This week's reading Hosea 5, Isaiah 29:15-16, Revelation 3:19 I don't know about you, but sometimes I like to pretend like He doesn't actually know everything about me.  Because the people that have known me, most of the people who have known me, all of me, have ended up leaving me. It's what they do. …