Monthly Archives: September 2013

It’s Time To Get Over Myself

Whether I like it or not, unconditional love includes honesty. I began this string of posts exploring God’s honest “lover’s complaints” against Israel by describing a scene from my own life (see the post “Love and Honesty”) when I wanted … Continue reading

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A Dismissive Heart

I want to dive back into an exploration of God’s relentless love as depicted in the book of Hosea. God introduces another “lover’s complaint” to His people in Hosea 2: 8 – 13. God says, “She has not acknowledged that … Continue reading

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Ouch!

I know I’ve been plowing through some thoughts from the book of Hosea, but I stumbled on this blog post from another pastor named Mike Breen. His article “How celebrity, consumerism, and competition are killing the church” hits very close … Continue reading

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Another Complaint

God presented yet another “lovers complaint” to the people of Israel. As sobering as it is to consider, God’s complaint to Israel just might relate to our own lives. In Hosea 2: 5-7 God says, “Their mother [speaking of the … Continue reading

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A Celebration Of Labor

Since today is our national Labor Day holiday I thought I’d post a thought on labor from King Solomon. Solomon provides a good word concerning the hard work we all put in each day. He says, “I know that there … Continue reading

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