Monthly Archives: June 2017

Hosea Tells All!

Read 173.) Hosea 10:1 thru 14:9. With these last 5 chapters of Hosea, we get a full picture of Israel’s failure, God’s judgment, and, more importantly, His plan for the redemption and restoration of His chosen people. From chapter 10, … Continue reading

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Hosea Proclaims the End of Israel

Read 172.) Hosea 4:1 thru 9:17. Hosea, fifth of the Minor Writing Prophets, can be identified as having served the Lord from, perhaps not much earlier than 760 BC, and no later than 700 BC. We learn this from the … Continue reading

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Hosea: Prophet of Humiliation!

Read 171.) II Kings 14:28 thru 15:5, and Hosea 1:1 thru 3:5. We reread the brief II Kings passage for chronological context. It is the record of King Jeroboam II of Israel’s death. From here, and about 750 BC, we … Continue reading

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Amos: Prophet of Doom, and of Hope

Read 170.) Amos 7:1 thru 9:15. We finish Amos, the fourth of the Minor Writing Prophets. Within this reading, we’ll specifically find 2 particularly meaningful prophecies; one of which has already been fulfilled. Beginning in chapter 7, Amos is given … Continue reading

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God: Ever True to His Word!

Read 169.) Amos 4:1 thru 6:14. Amos, formerly a shepherd, is prophesying unto the northern kingdom of Israel, during the reign of their king, Jeroboam II. It’s about 750 BC. Chapter 4 contains more of the sure judgments about to … Continue reading

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Amos: Fearless Prophet of God!

Read 168.) II Kings 14:17 thru 15:4, and Amos 1:1 thru 3:15. Amos 1:1 tells us that he was not one of the prophets, originally, but had been a shepherd! We learn that he prophesied during the overlap of the reigns of … Continue reading

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Jonah and the Great Fish

Read 167.) II Kings 14:25 thru 27, and Jonah 1:1 thru 4:11. From the II Kings passage, we learn of the time of the prophet Jonah, the third of the Minor Writing Prophets; after Obadiah and Joel. The time would … Continue reading

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