- 3 years ago
Would God really command someone to marry a prostitute? That is what He did with Hosea, a prophet of His. Hosea’s marriage situation became an opportunity for God to demonstrate His love to all of us.
God wrote this story to show us how He wants to love us, without conditions. This incredible “love story” found tucked into the minor prophets shows us what love really is.
I can’t think of a better way to prepare us for the love God has for His creation.
Hosea marries this woman and she cheats on him, but God instructs him to pursue her even more. God gave us this crazy love story to show us how He will continually love us, regardless of our own infidelities. This is a story you will never forget. When understood, your view of God will not be the same. What does this have to do with Easter? Well, everything; it is a picture of God’s nature. That is the gospel, God’s story of redemption. His heart and actions to buy us back to Himself. Next week is Passion Week: where Christ suffered and