Yearly Archives: 1988


There Is Forgiveness with God

Audio:   Download Audio Download Text ‘There Is Forgiveness with God’ Hosea 5:13-6:3 Dec 11, 1988 Series on Hosea, No. 7 Text Comments: V. 3: Some commentators have supposed that these three verses opening chapter 6 are meant to be taken as a parody, Hosea’s sarcastic portrayal of the people’s false hope that God will […]


The Point of No Return

Audio:   Download Audio Download Text ‘The Point of No Return’ Hosea 5:1-15 Dec 4, 1988 Series on Hosea, No.6 TEXT COMMENTS: V. 3 ‘corrupt’ = ‘unclean’ V. 6 Another of the curses which God long ago promised to visit upon those unfaithful to his covenant. E.g. Deuteronomy 31:18 ‘I will surely hide my face […]


Like Priest, Like People

Audio:   Download Audio Download Text ‘Like Priest, like People’ Hosea 4:1-19 Nov 20, 1988 Series on Hosea, No. 4 TEXT COMMENTS: V. 1: The prophetic lawsuit. ‘charge’ a technical term. vv. 1-3 the charge in general, with evidence and judgment; vv. 4-19 specifications of certain charges with evidence and judgment. V. 4: Alternate translations […]


Hosea’s Angry God

Audio:   Download Audio Download Text ‘Hosea’s Angry God’ Hosea 2:2-13 Nov 13, 1988 Series on Hosea, No. 3 After a three-week hiatus, a brief review. The great theme of the preaching of Hosea the prophet is that, because Israel has forsaken God’s covenant with her, she is soon to be punished. Fully two-thirds of […]


Hosea’s Main Point

Audio:   Download Audio Download Text ‘Hosea’s Main Point’ Hosea 1:1-11; 3:1-5 Oct 16, 1988 Series on Hosea, No. 2 Hosea begins with a bang! ‘Go,’ the Lord tells his prophet, ‘take to yourself an adulteress wife and children of unfaithfulness.’ This, it seems to mean and has always been widely taken to mean, that […]


The Prophecy of Hosea

Audio:   Download Audio Download Text ‘The Prophecy of Hosea’ Hosea 1:1; 4:1-6; 14:1-9 Oct 9, 1988 Series on Hosea, No. 1 Last week I concluded a series of morning messages on the Holy Spirit and his work in our lives and in the church. Such a sermon series on a Biblical subject or theme […]