Some powerful language in the Book of Hosea I must say. Like the wooing of a male courting his female bride to be.
"I will win her back with words of love."
"I will be true and steadfast"
I will make you mine forever"
"I will keep my promise and make you mine"
But because its God, we know He is utterly sincere and it will last.
That's the difference. If I was reading a novel or watching a movie about a main character, I might suspect, that their words of love may not last. That their feelings will waver later on. That when tested, a human being may change their heart and mind. Look at all the divorces in the world. Not that I'm suggesting anyone should stay married to an abusive partner.
Reading the Book of Hosea makes me look at my own marriage. How faithful have I been in thought and word? And how awesome it is when a woman/wife is totally cherished by their husband. If only we could love like God does!
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I just wanted to share something my fiance' came up with. She is a jewelry designer and has a shop with her daughter. They asked if I had an outlet for some of their items and I told them I would share it with everyone here at CF. So I started them an Etsy Shop account to showcase what they have done. And this is the first items! Check it out and let me know what you think!
Thanks so much! - Rex
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