Serve God

Hosea 8:1–6 (NKJV) 8:1 “Set the trumpet to your mouth! He shall come like an eagle against the house of the Lord, Because they have transgressed My covenant And rebelled against My law. 2 Israel will cry to Me, ‘My God, we know You!’ 3 Israel has rejected the good; The enemy will pursue him.... Continue Reading →

Remember the Source

Hosea 7:11–16 (NKJV) 11 “Ephraim also is like a silly dove, without sense— They call to Egypt, They go to Assyria. 12 Wherever they go, I will spread My net on them; I will bring them down like birds of the air; I will chastise them According to what their congregation has heard. 13 “Woe... Continue Reading →

Don’t Get Lazy

Hosea 7:1–10 (NKJV) 7:1 “When I would have healed Israel, Then the iniquity of Ephraim was uncovered, And the wickedness of Samaria. For they have committed fraud; A thief comes in; A band of robbers takes spoil outside. 2 They do not consider in their hearts That I remember all their wickedness; Now their own... Continue Reading →

The Infection of Sin

Hosea 5:1–15 (NKJV) 5:1 “Hear this, O priests!  Take heed, O house of Israel!  Give ear, O house of the king! For yours is the judgment, Because you have been a snare to Mizpah And a net spread on Tabor. 2 The revolters are deeply involved in slaughter, Though I rebuke them all. 3 I... Continue Reading →

Don’t Be Deceived!

Hosea 4:11–19 (NKJV) 11 “Harlotry, wine, and new wine enslave the heart. 12 My people ask counsel from their wooden idols, And their staff informs them. For the spirit of harlotry has caused them to stray, And they have played the harlot against their God. 13 They offer sacrifices on the mountaintops, And burn incense... Continue Reading →

When Leadership Fails

Hosea 4:1–10 (NKJV) 4:1 Hear the word of the LORD, You children of Israel, For the LORD brings a charge against the inhabitants of the land: “There is no truth or mercy Or knowledge of God in the land. 2 By swearing and lying, Killing and stealing and committing adultery, They break all restraint, With... Continue Reading →

Buy Her Back

Hosea 3:1–5 (NKJV) 3:1 Then the Lord said to me, “Go again, love a woman who is loved by a lover and is committing adultery, just like the love of the Lord for the children of Israel, who look to other gods and love the raisin cakes of the pagans.” The Lord gives Hosea an... Continue Reading →

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