Hosea- Week Eleven

This week's reading Hosea 10, Matthew 11:28, Psalm 25:12-22 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' …