Reaping the whirlwind

July 23, 2017

This week, we read Hosea’s prophecy against the northern kingdom of Israel, a final warning that was fulfilled when Assyria destroyed Samaria in 722 B.C.

Husband of a faithless wife

June 11, 2017

GOD INSPIRED the prophets Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel to use the image of Israel as an unfaithful wife. He called Hosea to take it a step farther, directing the prophet to actually <em>marry</em> an adulterous woman to serve as an image of Israel’s unfaithfulness to God.

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