After two days He will revive us (quicken us, give us life); on the third day He will raise us up that we may live before Him.
Yes, let us know (recognize, be acquainted with, and understand) Him; let us be zealous to know the Lord . His going forth is prepared and certain as the dawn, and He will come to us as the rain, as the latter rain that waters the earth.
O Ephraim, what shall I do with you? O Judah, what shall I do with you? For your love and kindness are like the night mist or like the dew that goes early away.
Therefore have I hewn down and smitten them by means of the prophets; I have slain them by the words of My mouth; My judgments are like the light that goes forth.
For I desire and delight in dutiful steadfast love and goodness, not sacrifice, and the knowledge of and acquaintance with God more than burnt offerings.
But they, like men and like Adam, have transgressed the covenant; there have they dealt faithlessly and treacherously with Me.
Gilead is a city of evildoers; it is tracked with bloody .
And as troops of robbers lie in wait for a man, so the company of priests murder on the road toward Shechem; yes, they commit villainy and outrages.
I have seen a horrible thing in the house of Israel! There harlotry and idolatry are found in Ephraim; Israel is defiled.
Also, O Judah, there is a harvest appointed for you; when I would return My people from their captivity ,
Summary: Exploring the possibility of starting accountability groups in our church. What might they look like? How did John Wesley use them? Can they be used for spiritual growth or are they just "sin control" groups like AA?
Summary: I. EXORDIUM:
Do you have other relationship conflicting the LORD's?
II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:
To prove that the LORD wants heavenly relationship with us.
Hosea 6:3 (New Living Translation, Second Edit