For years now, between bible studies and whenever I have "extra time", I've been reading and blogging my way through the Old Testament chronologically. Following Hosea, I'm back in Isaiah....continue reading "Isaiah 28"
In this final chapter of Hosea we can look forward with relief and humility towards God's loving restoration of the prodigal people....continue reading "Hosea 14 (Hallelujah!)"
The tone from God changes, starting in this chapter; and hope blooms on the horizon....continue reading "Hosea 11 (Israel and All of Us)"
This is the continued message of judgement from the Lord....continue reading "Hosea 9-10 (Israel and Judah)"
Having shown Israel's crimes, Chapter 8 is about the judgement....continue reading "Hosea 8 (Israel and Judah)"
In Chapter 6, the people made their plea and the Lord replied. That reply of the Lord continues in this chapter....continue reading "Hosea 7 (Israel)"
God's making a final attempt to sway Israel's heart back to Him. He's given them the metaphor of the prophet and his unfaithful wife; and He has shown them "in court" their indictment and verdict. Now comes the response from the people....continue reading "Hosea 6 (Israel and Judah)"
Hosea has a wife and three kids that all tell the tales of an Israel who has forsaken God and God has disowned, while still giving His longsuffering hope for the future....continue reading "Hosea 2 (Israel)"
My Ryrie Study Bible titles chapters 1:1 to 3:5, The Prodigal Wife....continue reading "Hosea 1 (Israel)"
Chapter 29-31 are listed along with II Kings 18 and Psalm 48 in the Blue Letter Bible chronological list. In other lists I see II kings 18-20 included and Isaiah 36, so I'm curious how it's all going to fit together; but I have read that there are some questions about the chronology of Hezekiah's events....continue reading "II Chronicles 29 (Judah)"