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Seeking God; December 9, 2019


Amos 5:4, 14 This is what the Lord says to Israel: “Seek me and live” Seek good, not evil, that you may live. Then the Lord God Almighty will be with you, just as you say he is. The Lord … Continue reading

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Repentance; December 8, 2019


Joel 2:13 Rend your heart and not your garments. Return to the Lord your God, for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love, and he relents from sending calamity. This is a good counterpoint to … Continue reading

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Words; December 7, 2019


Hosea 14:2 Take words with you and return to the Lord. Say to him: “Forgive all our sins and receive us graciously, that we may offer the fruit of our lips.” The Bible talks many times about how words alone … Continue reading

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Waiting in Hope; December 6, 2019


Hosea 12:6 But you must return to your God; maintain love and justice, and wait for your God always. This is yet another of the many passages that seem they would be better translated as “wait in hope,” or “wait … Continue reading

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Fathering; December 5, 2019


Hosea 11:3 “It was I who taught Ephraim to walk, taking them by the arms; but they did not realize it was I who healed them.” Hosea really shows us the heart of God, and that heart hasn’t changed. This … Continue reading

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Sowing and Reaping; December 4, 2019


Hosea 10:12 Sow for yourselves righteousness, reap the fruit of unfailing love, and break up your unplowed ground; for it is time to seek the Lord, until he comes and showers righteousness on you. Here’s another verse that has been … Continue reading

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Leaving Hypocrisy; December 3, 2019


Hosea 6:3 “Let us acknowledge the Lord; let us press on to acknowledge him. As surely as the sun rises, he will appear; he will come to us like the winter rains, like the spring rains that water the earth.” … Continue reading

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