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.

Amos 4

Key Thought: Prepare to meet thy God. This is the conclusion to a series of seven precursors of judgement: famine, drought, pestilence etc, that ought to have turned the hearts of the people back to the LORD. Sadly, Amos would have to say ‘yet ye have not returned’. I cannot read this in our day…

Can a Christian lose their salvation?

I want to begin in 1 John.  In chapter 1:5, John begins with an absolute: ‘God is light, and in Him is no darkness at all’.  Verse 6 logically follows: ‘if we say’ (in other words, if we profess to be a Christian), but ‘walk in darkness’ – this is not a slip or a…