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Our Daily Bread Meditation for July 12, 2012

Posted by Site Webmaster on Monday, July 9, 2012, In : Daily Meditations 

“I fostered them like one who raises an infant to his cheeks.” (Hosea 11:4)

Those of us who have been loved and cared for by our parents have some understanding of what it’s like to receive love from God the Father. Yet we understand even more when we ourselves become parents. Jesus invites us to reflect on this when he asks: “What father among you would hand his son a snake when he asks for a fish? … How much more will the Father in heaven give the Holy Spir...


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Daily Meditation for March 16, 2012

Posted by Site Webmaster on Saturday, March 17, 2012, In : Daily Meditations 

“I will love them freely.” (Hosea 14:5)

In Hosea’s time, more than seven centuries before Christ, the north­ern kingdom of Israel was locked in a power struggle with the Assyrian empire. For long years, Israel repeat­edly put its trust in political solutions and military alliances instead of trust­ing in God. Making matters worse, they also began to worship false gods, hoping that these idols would make them more prosperous. Thus, they broke their covenant with God and rem...


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HOSEA

Posted by Site Webmaster on Tuesday, March 29, 2011, In : Catholic Bible Study 

The Old Testament concludes with the twelve minor prophets. It's best to read them all together, like twelve chapters of one book.

The book of Hosea compares God's love for His people to marrying a harlot. We commit adultery by compromising with the world. The Lord will take us back, if we only repent.

Key word    MARRIAGE
 
Key verse    "I will heal their defection, I will love them freely; for My wrath is turned away from them." —14:5
 
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