Morning Light Bible Study

Morning Light – October 26th, 2017 – Hosea 13:  Does God Collude with His Last Enemy?

Morning Light – Hosea 13 Today: [Hosea 13] Does God Collude with His Last Enemy. In 1 Cor. 15:26 we read that the last enemy to be overcome is death. In Hosea 13 the Father declares that the rebellious northern kingdom will suffer and die not because it is His will, but because they have refused to turn away from their external dependencies and to trust wholly in the living God. Many times, we read of calamity coming upon the Old Testament peoples and somehow think this was all according to what God planned, but in this chapter, we see … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light –  October 25th, 2017 – Hosea 12:  Correction Under Pressure

Morning Light – Hosea 12 Today: [Hosea 12] Correction Under Pressure. In chapter 12 of Hosea the prophet brings stern correction against the deceitful ways of the people of God. This is interesting timing because the entire nation of Samaria is under maximum pressure by the invading Assyrians. Looking at ourselves we can ask the question, how would we respond to correction when we are under pressure and going through great difficulties? Would we reject the words of someone like Hosea, or would we repent? If we repented, would that change the outcome for us? [Hos 12:1-14 KJV] 1 Ephraim … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – October 24th, 2017 – Hosea 11:  God Withdraws in Mercy

Morning Light – Hosea 11 Today: [Hosea 11] God Withdraws in Mercy: In Hosea 11 we find God expressing His deep love for the nation of Israel in the midst of their transgression. They gave lip service to their love of God, but they continued to worship Baal, and to go their own way. For this reason God out of mercy and not judgment withdraws Himself to allow the people to face the consequences of their choices. Many times we feel God is angry with us and has withdrawn His presence when in fact He is showing mercy upon us … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – October 23rd, 2017 – Hosea 10:  Breaking Up Your Fallow Ground

Morning Light – Hosea 10 Today: [Hosea 10] Breaking Up Your Fallow Ground. In chapter 10 of Hosea the prophet warns of an invasion from Assyria that will destroy the northern kingdom. Assyria represents the anti-Christ influence in our lives. The anti-Christ is not just something that will come in the end times, but a spirit that works all around us. The need we have is to identify it and deliver ourselves from its influence, lest we suffer the same destruction that the northern kingdom now faces. [Hos 10:1-15 KJV] 1 Israel [is] an empty vine, he bringeth forth fruit … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – October 20, 2017 – Hosea 09: When New Wine Fails

Morning Light – Hosea 09 Today: [Hosea 9] When New Wine Fails. Hosea 9 is a rebuke from heaven given during the time of the feast of Tabernacles. This was a season when rejoicing and solemn high and holy days were to be observed, but instead the nation is in upheaval and the people are suffering under the threat of Assyrian invasion. For all their cry to heaven for deliverance, the prophet Hosea declares that this scourge of suffering is brought about by the idolatrous ways of an unfaithful people, for all their protestations of fidelity to God. Streaming live … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – October 19th, 2017 – Hosea 08:  Go to the Church of Your Choice?

Morning Light – Hosea 08 Today: [Hosea 8] Go to the Church of Your Choice? In Hosea 8 the northern 10 tribes of Israel are warned against living their lives without seeking God’s choices in their worship and in their leaders, that were set over them. Because they had refused to seek God’s will there a unavoidable consequences forthcoming. This for us is a caution to remember that we are not left in life to make our own choices however we will, but are commanded to seek God’s mind in all things pertaining to our lives, however challenging or inconvenient … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – October 18th, 2017 – Hosea 07:  When God Would Have Healed – and Did Not

Morning Light – Hosea 07 Today: [Hosea 7] When God Would Have Healed – and Did Not. In chapter 7 of Hosea the prophet continues to plead with the northern kingdom of Israel to put their trust solely in God. There were various issues within the nation and also threatening without that caused them to clamor for answers, but unfortunately they looked to man instead of trusting in God in spite of His willingness to heal and deliver them in their difficulties. Streaming live daily at: [Hos 7:1-16 KJV] 1 When I would have healed Israel, then the iniquity … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – October 17th, 2017 – Hosea 06:  Are We Entering into God’s “Third Day”?

Morning Light – Hosea 06 Today: [Hosea 6] Are We Entering into God’s “Third Day”? In Hosea chapter 6 the prophet speaks by the Spirit of God regarding a number of 1000 year days, calculated from the resurrection of Christ. The description given seems to fit perfectly the historical timeline of human history in the 1st, 2nd and now the beginning of the 3rd 1000 year timeframe from the time that Jesus walked the earth. The promise is that while there have been and do continue to be dark times in human history, that a great outpouring of God’s spirit, … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – October 16th, 2017 – Hosea 05:  God Chastises the Silent Majority

Morning Light – Hosea 05. Today: [Hosea 5] God Chastises the Silent Majority. In chapter 5 of Hosea the prophet cries out against those in all levels of society who refuse to get involved. In the final decades before Jerusalem falls and the temple is destroyed it is apparent that calamity is on the horizon, but the leaders and the priests and even the peoples refuse to heed the voice of God through the prophets and they refuse to come to the aid of their suffering brethren. For this reason, God withdraws Himself awaiting the day that the thinking of … (click link or title to continue)