Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Fun Police

When you’re a kid you’re absolutely sure your parents don’t want you to have any fun. We all thought this about our parents when we were kids, and our own kids think it about us now. It’s the thought that … Continue reading

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I Take No Pleasure

I think we sometimes have this view of God (okay maybe I should just admit that sometimes I have this view of God) where He’s either cold and uncaring to the sad destiny of the wicked, or He actually enjoys … Continue reading

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Sickly Fickleness

The God who made us, and knows everything about us, has many good reasons to write us off, and yet He does not write us off. He loyally intervenes to rescue us at our worst moments, and He loyally allows … Continue reading

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God Spun Me Around

As I look at Hosea chapter 3, I’m trying to get my head around this question: How does God respond when He has good reason to write people off? Listen to God’s words, “The Israelites will live many days without … Continue reading

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Ridiculous Love

God asked Hosea to do something crazy. Hosea 3:1 – 3 says, The LORD said to me, “Go, show your love to your wife again, though she is loved by another and is an adulteress. Love her as the LORD … Continue reading

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Written Off

I’m not one for musicals or the classics in literature. My natural-born hicness keeps me from “getting it” most of the time. But there is one scene in the classic book/musical/movie “Les Miserables” that is unforgettable to me – I … Continue reading

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