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!)"
This passage is a continuation of the Lord's historical review from Chapter 12....continue reading "Hosea 13 (Israel)"
God's tone in Chapter 11 softens, but beginning in 11:12, He once again focuses on their choices that led to this disastrous ending....continue reading "Hosea 12 (Israel and Judah)"
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)"
Things have gone from bad to worse to done for Hosea, Gomer, Israel, and God. But God. There is always hope....continue reading "Hosea 3 (Israel)"
Isaiah foreseeing judgment against the nations continues with Damascus (Syria). Damascus is the capital city of Aram, also known as Syria....continue reading "Isaiah 17 (Damascus [Syria]and Israel)"
Micah starts his book as a general warning of judgement to Judah and Samaria; then he narrows his message of doom to the leaders of the people of Judah. And then we read of the hope in the eventual return of the Messiah. Let's see what Micah has for us next....continue reading "Micah 6 (Judah)"
Micah has brought the bad news of Judah's fall and captivity and the message of its deliverance through a remnant spared by the Lord; but now we're looking forward to the last days when the nations come together to try and crush Israel; but are destroyed by the Lord....continue reading "Micah 5 (Judah)"
Micah 1 gave us the devastating prophesy. Now in Chapter 2 we earn the "why?"...continue reading "Micah 2 (Judah and Israel)"