Day 249

Hosea 12-14 The end of Hosea is a commentary on what the people have done, what their plight is, and what they need to do to return to God. Hosea’s instructions boil down to a very simplistic idea which is…

Day 248

Hosea 9-11 In chapter 11, God shows the incredible passion and love he has for his people. He is a loving father who desires for his children to worship him and adore him. He desires the best for them. He…

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Hosea 7-8 Have you ever rejected God? You may never have outright said you rejected him but have you rejected him in your actions? The people of Israel were rejecting God outright by their worship of golden calves and other…

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Hosea 4-6 In this section of Hosea you can sense the true love and disappointment of God in his people. He truly wanted to bless them and life them up but they have chosen to go another way. They have…

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Hosea 1-3 Hosea’s story is one of incredible heartache. I know that when I read the story of a servant of God who is asked to marry a prostitute, then have children with her, then buy her again when she…

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Daniel 10-12 These prophecies seem to be vague enough to apply to a lot of historical figures and power exchanges; however, when they actually come to pass they will line up exactly. Daniel says those who are with God will…

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Daniel 7-9 The end of time. I know we talk about it, Tim Lahaye writes about it, John Hagee has a board built about it, preachers preach about it, and we look for signs of it. God certainly leaves for…

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Daniel 4-6 Daniel is such an interesting case study. I think if I were imprisoned, taken captive, shipped off to a foreign land, had my name changed, forced into service, and otherwise taken from any family I have, then I…

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Daniel 1-3 I love these first 3 chapters of Daniel. My hope as a youth minister and as a parent is to be able to teach and lead the young people and children in my care to a saving knowledge…

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Ezekiel 44-48 God is going to rebuild and restore. If one theme is recurring in Ezekiel and in much of the Bible it is that God is going to rebuild and restore. From the days of Adam and Eve sin…