The message of Hosea love to the loveless. by Derek Kidner

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Published by Inter-Varsity Press in Leicester .

Written in English

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  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Hosea.

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Originally published as: Love to the loveless, 1981.

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SeriesThe Bible speaks today
ContributionsKidner, Derek.
The Physical Object
Pagination142p. :
Number of Pages142
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Open LibraryOL16814255M
ISBN 100851107303
OCLC/WorldCa152707552

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Hosea 1 The Message (MSG) 1 This is God’s Message to Hosea son of Beeri. It came to him during the royal reigns of Judah’s kings Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah. This was also the time that Jeroboam son of Joash was king over Israel. This Whole Country Has Become a Whorehouse.

2 The first time God spoke to Hosea he said. The Global Message of Hosea Hosea in Redemptive History. The book of Hosea depicts God’s relationship with The message of Hosea book people through a metaphor that occurs throughout the Bible, though nowhere as strongly and pervasively as in Hosea: the metaphor of marriage.

The Lord has yoked himself to Israel in the most intimate way, likened to the most profound of human relationships. 1 - 3) narrates the family life of Hosea as a symbol (similar to the symbolism in the lives of Isaiah, Jeremiah and Ezekiel) to convey the message the prophet had from the Lord for his people.

God ordered Hosea to marry an adulterous wife, Gomer, and their three children were each given a symbolic name representing part of the ominous message.

Hosea helps us understand the message of the book of Hosea. God says that Israel was a land of wealth. Israel is a luxuriant vine; he produces fruit for himself. The more his fruit, the more altars he made; the richer his land, the better he made the sacred pillars.

(NASB) Hosea The Message. That did not bring them closer to God. Author: Hosea identifies the author of the book as the Prophet Hosea. It is Hosea’s personal account of his prophetic messages to the children of God and to the world.

Hosea is the only prophet of Israel who left any written prophecies which were recorded during the later years of his life.

In Time They’ll Come Back - Then GOD ordered me, “Start all over: Love your The message of Hosea book again, your wife who’s in bed with her latest boyfriend, your cheating wife. Love her the way I, GOD, love the Israelite people, even as they flirt and party with every god that takes their fancy.” I did it.

I paid good money to get her back. It cost me the price of a slave. Then I told her, “From now on. Hosea is the first of the 12 Minor Prophets (called “minor” not because they are of less importance, but because the books are shorter).

In ancient Hebrew manuscripts the collection of the Minor Prophets was written on one scroll, called the “Book of the Twelve.”. Hosea's message can be summarized by the words: Jehovah loves his people in spite of apostasy.

The second part of the book contains longish lamentations of Hosea. By them Hosea expresses his deep woe over Israel's condition. At the same time he shows the future ways of God with His people. Chapter 14 closes with an appeal to true repentance.

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, Eugene H. Peterson The message of Hosea book NavPress Publishing. Learn More About The Message. Yet Hosea clear illustration of God's love for us brings joy. While we are yet sinners, God comes to us and loves us. Derek Kidner imaginatively takes us through the unfolding story of Hosea and his wife, Gomer explaining the basic message, pointing out the subtleties and encouraging readers to live lives worthy of the God who loves the loveless.

The message, though, is one of urgency that God’s judgment is about to fall. God used Hosea’s marriage to a woman named Gomer as an analogy of God’s relationship with Israel.

The most complicated question in Hosea is Hosea’s marriage to Gomer. The question concerns whether Gomer was a prostitute before or after Hosea married her.

The book of Hosea can be broken into two parts Chapters 1 to 3, use the life of Hosea the prophet to illustrate God’s relationship with Israel. In chapters 4 to 14 the message of Hosea’s illustration is expanded, God speaks directly to the nation of Israel, through the words of Hosea.

Hosea’s marriage is a parable of the Lord’s relationship with his people, whose spiritual unfaithfulness is mirrored by Gomer’s marital infidelity.

The book of Hosea contains an unforgettable message of what not just Israel’s but our waywardness, our readiness to give our hearts to other things instead of to God, does to him. Hosea. Book of Hosea, the first of 12 Old Testament books that bear the names of the Minor Prophets, considered as one book, The Twelve, in the Jewish canon.

According to the superscription, Hosea began his prophetic activity during the reign of Jeroboam II (c. – bc). His prophetic announcements. The book of Hosea is a collection of prophetic messages delivered by the prophet Hosea and narrative descriptions of Hosea's marriage and the birth of his children (; ).

Most of Hosea's messages are announcements of God's anger with Israel (the northern of the two Israelite kingdoms) and God's impending judgment on this people.

Hosea's message is of the unshakability of God's love and compassion in the face of constant unfaithfulness on the part of his loved people. More than any other prophet, he conveys not just God's anger at the failures of his people, but also his sadness, and even weariness.

HOSEA SUMMARY. The book of Hosea is the first of the 12 Books of Minor Prophets. These 12 books are called Minor Prophets not because their message is less important but because they are so much shorter than the previous five books.

The book of Hosea written hundreds of years before Daniel and is addressed to the Northern Kingdom of Israel. Hosea The Message Audio Bible. Please like my Facebook Page. This is all part of my personal ministry and dedication to Jesus.

In Time They&#;ll Come BackThen God ordered me, &#;Start all over: Love your wife again,your wife who&#;s in bed with her latest boyfriend, your. THE BOOK OF HOSEA (Studies led by Bro. Frank Shallieu in and ) Hosea The word of the LORD that came unto Hosea, the son of Beeri, in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash, king of Israel.

Essay on Summary of The Book of Hosea Words | 3 Pages. In this book, there is an ongoing story of adultery, fornication, and betrayal between God and Israel portrayed through the relationship between the prophet Hosea, and his wife Gomer.

The Book of Hosea has two parts. The first three chapters use Hosea’s life to illustrate his prophetic message, as he marries Gomer, who is repeatedly unfaithful to him.

Hosea continues to love his wife, despite her unfaithfulness to him and so his marriage is a picture of God’s covenantal love for his people and Israel’s continual. Table of Contents. General Preface Author's preface Chief abbreviations To the reader Part One: a parable from life A Distracted Family - Hosea Introducing Hosea - An ominous beginning - A rift in the clouds - The lovers and the Lover - 'Love as the Lord loves' - Part two: the parable spelt outBrand: InterVarsity Press.

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The book of Hosea is a Narrative History and Prophetic Oracle. Hosea is the first book in the sections of Minor Prophets. They are called Minor Prophets not because their material is less important or insignificant, but because of the size of the book they wrote was shorter in length.

The prophet Hosea wrote it at approximately B.C. Hosea warned the northern kingdom that they would be going into Assyrian captivity, and he lived to see it. Jeremiah and Hosea have a great many things in common. The theme of this book is a plea to return unto the Lord.

I have a message entitled, “The Greatest Sin in All the World,” which emphasizes the great theme of this book. The Message of Hosea book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Go and marry a prostitute.

These are the first words God spok /5. The first part of the book narrates the family life of Hosea as a symbol (similar to the symbolism in the lives of Isaiah, Jeremiah and Ezekiel) to convey the message the prophet had from the Lord for his ordered Hosea to marry an adulterous wife, Gomer, and their three children were each given a symbolic name representing part of the ominous message.

BATTEN: HOSEA'S MESSAGE AND MARRIAGE vocable. Doubtful as the text often is, there is no question as to the import of Hosea's words. The witness need cite only a few passages.

First we hear: I am like a lion unto Ephraim, And like a young lion to the house of Israel3 I. Hosea’s message contains much condemnation, both national and individual, but at the same time, he poignantly portrays the love of God toward His people with passionate emotion.

Hosea was instructed by God to marry a certain woman and experience with her a domestic life which was a dramatization of the sin and unfaithfulness of Israel. What did Hosea's children's' names mean (name one). "Not my people" "No more mercy" & "God plants" What is a prophet. one who delivers a message for God.

Fill in the blank: My people are destroyed for a lack of _____. Hosea (knowledge) activity questions. Sing: Jesus loves the little children; Draw a picture of Hosea feeling sorrowful.

Hosea is often seen as a "prophet of doom", but underneath his message of destruction is a promise of restoration. The Talmud claims that he was the greatest prophet of his generation. The period of Hosea's ministry extended to some sixty years, and he was the only prophet of Israel of his time who left any written utes: Prophet.

In the Message of Hosea, Derek Kidner takes us through the unfolding story of Hosea and his wife, Gomer, explaining the basic message, pointing out the subtleties and encouraging readers to live lives worthy of the God who loves the loveless. Hosea's somber portrait of the human condition is our lesson in pain.

All of us have played the harlot by forsaking God and his ways.5/5(2). The whole book of Hosea is a grand parable on the heart of God and Israel whom he loves. Discussion: 1.

In spite of the fact that the Hebrew text of the book of Hosea has been corrupted from ancient times (before BC), we can be certain that we have the complete and clear message Hosea intended to.

CHAPTER 1. 1 * The word of the LORD that came to Hosea son of Beeri, in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, Hezekiah, kings of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam, son of Joash, king of Israel.

THE PROPHET’S MARRIAGE AND ITS SYMBOLISM. Marriage of Hosea and Gomer. 2 When the LORD began to speak with Hosea, the LORD said to Hosea: Go, get for yourself a woman of prostitution *. THE BOOK OF HOSEA Message: The message of Hosea can be stated as follows: The covenant1 unfaithfulness of God’s People (Israel) will result in divine judgment but God’s love for His people will ultimately transcend their unfaithfulness.

The frequent allusions to Torah and metaphor of. The remainder of the Book of Hosea consists of a collection of miscellaneous statements expressing Hosea's convictions concerning the character of Yahweh and Yahweh's relation to the people of Israel.

Hosea appears to have had the temperament of a poet; his thoughts are usually expressed in terms of strong analogies and striking figures of speech. Hosea, an old-testament prophet, preached his own life message using his marriage as the sermon illustration.

The study of Hosea looks deeply at that message. The book of Hosea-it's a deeply personal and passionate love story, yet it's a difficult story/5.

So Hosea is rather discouraged and in the opening chapter of this little book of prophecy we read a personal note about him. He went to God and God told him to do a strange thing.

God said, "I want you to get married." I think Hosea brightened up at that, because he was a bachelor, and God said, "I have a girl picked out for you.". Buy a cheap copy of Message of Hosea: Love to the Loveless book by Derek Kidner. "Go and marry a prostitute." These are the first words God spoke to his prophet Hosea.

Why would he ask this of one of his special spokesman? Because he wanted to Free shipping over $/5(3).

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