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The Strain Upon Divine Patience
Hosea’s own personal tragedy fades into the background as Israel is examined under God’s searchlight. The events of this chapter summarize what Gomer has done and what Israel has done. What happens to Gomer will happen to Israel. Israel, like Gomer, has defected from their …

A Picture of The Divine Lover
Gomer broke Hosea’s heart but because if it she made it possible for him to give the world a picture of the “divine lover.” He promised His love in the repeated “I will” statements to the Jewish people. “I will allure” (v. 14). God doesn’t …