Who Needs Christmas? Other People’s Christmas
by Rob Sellitto
Does anybody really need Christmas? Do we need the decorating, entertaining, gift-giving, spending … the gathering, singing, worshiping? Why do we e...Download
Intervention – knowing something is wrong and deciding to make a change – and Prevention – recognizing the need to change to avoid something going wrong – are the two ways that we interact with ourselves and with the world. The minor prophets in the Bible are a group that are all about intervention and prevention. They are used by God to speak into specific situations or contexts to make a change.
In the final weeks of this series, we are looking at Hosea. Hosea used his own experience and his relationship with Gomer as a symbolic representation of God and Israel. Even though Gomer runs away from Hosea and sleeps with another man, he loves her anyway and forgives her. Likewise, even though the people of Israel worshiped false gods, God continued to love them and did not abandon his covenant with them. Listen in to see what this text can teach us in our context.
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