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Hosea 8 – Do You Come to God to get God?

Millions of nominal Christians have never experienced a fundamental alteration of that foundation of happiness. Instead they have absorbed the notion that becoming Christian means turning to Jesus to get what you always wanted before you were born again. So, if you wanted wealth, you stop depending on yourself for it, and by prayer and […]



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Posted on: September 25, 2014 - 10:00PM

Partner Update – HaitiLove / Missions Trip to the Dominican Republic

Missions: what does the term mean? Should it mean different things to different people, or have the same exact definition for everyone? Most if not all Christians would agree that the purpose of missions is to spread the gospel of Christ: for people from every tribe, nation and tongue to repent of their sins and […]



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Posted on: September 22, 2014 - 9:50AM

Hosea 6-7 God Desires Mercy Not Sacrifice

There is a disposition in every man to substitute external observances for the devotion of the heart; and to rest satisfied with rendering to God some easy services, while they are utterly averse to those duties which are more difficult and self-denying. But God cannot be deceived, nor will he be mocked. He will look at the heart, […]



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Posted on: September 18, 2014 - 10:00PM

Hosea 5 – Hope in the Midst of God’s Judgments

It is the will of God that the discoveries of his terrible majesty, and awful holiness and justice, should accompany the discoveries of his grace and love, in order that he may give to his creatures worthy and just apprehensions of himself. It is the glory of God that these attributes are united in the […]



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Posted on: September 11, 2014 - 10:00PM

Hosea 4 – The Value of Knowing God’s Word

How little do they know of their blindness! They suppose themselves as competent to judge of spiritual as they are of carnal things; though God tells them, that they cannot comprehend the things of the Spirit for want of a spiritual discernment. How little do they know of their guilt! Do they really feel themselves […]



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Posted on: September 4, 2014 - 10:00PM

Resource Highlight – Just Do Something

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you. – Psalm 32:8 Have you ever been plagued with worry about taking the wrong job? Choosing the right diet? Marrying the right person? Maybe it’s another life-altering decision. The list goes on! Several […]



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Posted on: September 2, 2014 - 12:00PM