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Daily Devotional Meditations and a Biblical Perspective on Current Events

A Study Through Hosea

The LORD’s Case Against Israel (Hosea 11; Hosea 12)

The LORD’s Case Against Israel (Hosea 11; Hosea 12)

Scripture reading - Hosea 11; Hosea 12   Click on this link to translate this Bible study into Hebrew, Russian, Arabic, Chinese, Spanish, German, French, and Portuguese. Nearing the conclusion of our study of Hosea’s prophecies, I am reminded of the prophet’s...

Sowing the Wind, Reaping the Whirlwind (Hosea 8)

Sowing the Wind, Reaping the Whirlwind (Hosea 8)

Scripture reading - Hosea 8; Hosea 9; Hosea 10   Click on this link to translate this Bible study to Hebrew, Arabic, Russian, German, French, Spanish, or Portuguese. Hosea 8 - The Wickedness of Israel Invited God’s Judgment   Hosea 8 presented a denouncement of...

Derelict Preachers and Wicked Politicians (Hosea 5; Hosea 6)

Derelict Preachers and Wicked Politicians (Hosea 5; Hosea 6)

Scripture reading - Hosea 5; Hosea 6; Hosea 7 This is the first of two Bible studies for today. Click on this link to translate this Bible study into Russian, Hebrew, Chinese, Spanish, German, Portuguese, or French. Hosea 5 – The Court is in Session Our spiritual...

Redeeming, Enduring Love (Hosea 2; Hosea 3)

Redeeming, Enduring Love (Hosea 2; Hosea 3)

Scripture reading - Hosea 2; Hosea 3; Hosea 4 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study in Spanish, German, French, Hebrew, German, Portuguese, Chinese, or Arabic. Hosea 1 introduced us to the prophet Hosea who was commanded by the LORD to take a “wife...

What Love Is This? (Hosea 4)

What Love Is This? (Hosea 4)

Scripture reading - Hosea 2; Hosea 3; Hosea 4   Click on this link for translations of this Bible study. * This is the second of two Bible studies for today.   Hosea 4 With the backdrop that is reminiscent of a heavenly courtroom, we read the words, “Hear the word of...

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Scripture reading - 2 Chronicles 32; 2 Chronicles 33 Click on this link to translate this Bible study into Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, German, French, Spanish, and Portuguese.  An Introduction to Today’s Study  The question of a leader’s character made headlines...

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Scripture reading - Daniel 2 Click on this link to translate this Bible study into Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, German, Spanish, French, or Portuguese. Our study of the Scriptures returns to the Book of Daniel, with a fascinating chapter presenting a future...

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The Party is Over, and No Nation is Insulated from God’s Judgment (Daniel 5; Daniel 6)

The Party is Over, and No Nation is Insulated from God’s Judgment (Daniel 5; Daniel 6)

Scripture reading - Daniel 5; Daniel 6   Click on this link for translations of this Bible study. “HIS Story” Our Scripture reading is Daniel 5 and 6, but today’s devotional will focus solely on Daniel 5. In earlier Bible studies, I observed that the History of the...