Hosea 13

Section 5b: Final declarations of judgement for gross idolatry, including child sacrifice. Israel would reap what they had sown, to quote a previous chapter.

Hosea 11

Section 4e: This final part of section 4 gives us a glimpse into the heart of God and His deep love for His people, past, present and future.

Hosea 4

Section 3a: Hosea begins to bring the LORD’s case against the northern nation of Israel, particularly in his sight are the supposed spiritual leaders of the people. Sadly, they were not leading and there was ‘no knowledge of God in the land’ – similar words can be said of our own day.

Who are the “brethren” from whom a prophet will come?

[article by Mr.P] Concerning “The LORD your God will raise up for you a Prophet like me from your midst, from your brethren. Him you shall hear,” (Deuteronomy 18:15), does “of/from your brethren” only include Jews or could it also include the Arabs? Below are all the references to “of your brethren/brothers” and “from your brethren/brothers”…

Psalms for Troubled Times – Psalms 113-118

The Egyptian Hallal We now move into the first of six psalms that extol and praise the LORD for His faithfulness. These psalms are known as the Hallel or the Egyptian Hallel (due to 114:1), and are synonymous with the gathered feasts of Israel: Passover, Pentecost, and the feast of Tabernacles. When we think of…

Psalms for Troubled Times – Psalm 110b

At the LORD’s Right Hand ‘The LORD said unto my Lord, Sit thou at my right hand, until I make thine enemies thy footstool.’ (v1) Many times throughout the Bible, we find mention of the LORD’s right hand, but this is the first time we read of anyone sitting at His right hand. After this,…