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Hosea 14 - NIV

Repentance to Bring Blessing

1

Return, Israel, to the Lord your God.
Your sins have been your downfall!

2 Take words with you
and return to the Lord.
Say to him:
“Forgive all our sins
and receive us graciously,
that we may offer the fruit of our lips.[a]

3 Assyria cannot save us;
we will not mount warhorses.
We will never again say ‘Our gods’
to what our own hands have made,
for in you the fatherless find compassion.”

4

“I will heal their waywardness
and love them freely,
for my anger has turned away from them.

5 I will be like the dew to Israel;
he will blossom like a lily.
Like a cedar of Lebanon
he will send down his roots;

6 his young shoots will grow.
His splendor will be like an olive tree,
his fragrance like a cedar of Lebanon.

7 People will dwell again in his shade;
they will flourish like the grain,
they will blossom like the vine—
Israel’s fame will be like the wine of Lebanon.

8 Ephraim, what more have I[b] to do with idols?
I will answer him and care for him.
I am like a flourishing juniper;
your fruitfulness comes from me.”

9

Who is wise? Let them realize these things.
Who is discerning? Let them understand.
The ways of the Lord are right;
the righteous walk in them,
but the rebellious stumble in them.

Footnotes

a. Hosea 14:2 Or offer our lips as sacrifices of bulls
b. Hosea 14:8 Or Hebrew; Septuagint What more has Ephraim


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Shared by: Bishop Lalachan Abraham on Jun, 2014
Summary: “Who is wise? Let them realize these things. Who is discerning? Let them understand. The ways of the LORD are right; the righteous walk in them, but the rebellious stumble in them.” (Hosea 14:9NIV)
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Shared by: josh foster on Feb, 2014
Summary: The good news is that no matter how guilty we are, when we repent, we find mercy in the Lord. He forgives us our sin and He receives us in grace.
Scripture: Hosea 14:1-9
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Shared by: Troy Borst on Apr, 2013
Summary: Hosea brings an important message to the people of God through his life and his preaching. God put Hosea in a difficult position where he was living out his message while he was preaching it to God’s people. This was extremely difficult, but also showed
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Hosea: Cheating on God
Shared by: Thomas Cash on Jan, 2013
Summary: As Hosea’s wife Gomer cheated on him, Israel cheated on God. But the real message here is how Hosea learned that God’s greatest desire is to love, purify, and restore.
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Shared by: Maurice McCarthy on Oct, 2012
Summary: A sermon talking about spiritual experiences that are more comparable to dew than downpours. Dew falls silently, saturates and penetrates, satisifies completely, and is just as valid as a spritual downpour.
based on 45 ratings
Scripture: Hosea 14:4-5
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Davon Huss avatar
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Shared by: Davon Huss on Aug, 2012
Summary: Introduction to Hosea and Amos
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Scripture: Hosea 1:1-14:9
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Andrew Moffatt avatar
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Shared by: Andrew Moffatt on Aug, 2012
Summary: What is it about wayward people? Israel was at the time of Hosea, sick, not right in the head, how could this be addressed, how were they to be healed and what was their future prognosis, if they accepted the treatment?
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Scripture: Hosea 14:1-7
Denomination: Salvation Army
Views: 1,681
Udo Mueller Junior avatar
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Shared by: Udo Mueller Junior on Sep, 2011
Summary: Repentance will bring Salvation! A God’s plea to humanity!
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Scripture: Hosea 14:1-9
Denomination: Baptist
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Ed Vasicek avatar
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Shared by: Ed Vasicek on Aug, 2011
Summary: No matter what the era of human history, God responds to the repentant heart.
Scripture: Hosea 14:1-9
Denomination: Independent/Bible
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GUY GLASS avatar
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Shared by: GUY GLASS on Jun, 2011
Summary: AS WE COME TO THE END OF THE BOOK OF HOSEA, WE END ON A POSITIVE NOTE, THAT OF GOD’S FINAL EXHORTATION TO REPENTANCE AND RESTORATION. SO, IN THIS PASSAGE I FIND TEN SIGNIFICANT THOUGHTS ON REPENTANCE AND RESTORATION.
Scripture: Hosea 14:1-9
Denomination: Baptist
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James May avatar
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Shared by: James May on Nov, 2010
Summary: A different message for being thankful, or for any time of the year. God was calling the adulterous people of Israel back into a place of repentance. I'm so thankful that the Love of God keeps calling us back when we stray.
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Shared by: Larry M. Treat on Jul, 2010
Summary: A deeper understanding of the greatest love story ever told. Even in the Old Testament we can see the love of God that would be truly revealed in the New Testament.
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Scripture: Hosea 1:1-14:9
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Shared by: Rodney Fry on Oct, 2009
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Joseph Smith avatar
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Shared by: Joseph Smith on Oct, 2009
Summary: Now that this church has rebuilt its basic structure, it is time to go on and make it all work. To do so, go back to rediscover God’s intention for humanity and understand that the church is to restore the "garden."
Scripture: Hosea 14:1-9
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 493
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Shared by: Joseph Smith on Sep, 2009
Summary: July 1989: When we are prospering, we are tempted into the idolatry of me-ism and self-congratulation. This is an opportunity to do more for others and for the Kingdom, for God is the source of our bounty.
Series: Struggling
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Scripture: Hosea 14:4-8
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Shared by: Joseph Smith on Sep, 2009
Summary: July 1989. Our sexual behavior matters to God, and He has expressed His will. When we go our own ways, it hurts Him as well as others and ourselves. He can and will redeem even from this most painful sin.
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Paul Green avatar
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Shared by: Paul Green on Sep, 2009
Summary: Is forgiveness simply Gods job, his duty, his obligation. Can we do what we want and live as we please and rightfully expect God to forgive us – because that’s what he is supposed to do. Or is there more to it than that.
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Scripture: Hosea 14:1-9
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Shared by: Lee Powell on Jul, 2009
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Shared by: Todd Leupold on Apr, 2008
Summary: A challenge to greater confront, get serious, and declare personal war on our own sins.
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Scripture: Hosea 1:1-14:9
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Alan McCann avatar
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Shared by: Alan McCann on Dec, 2007
Summary: God’s great promise of forgiveness and salvation - you either walk his way or stumble in your sin
Series: Hosea
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Scripture: Hosea 14:1-9
Denomination: Episcopal/Anglican
Views: 535
Clark Tanner avatar
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Shared by: Clark Tanner on Sep, 2007
Summary: Sermon #11 (and final) in a study in Hosea
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Hosea 14:1-3
Denomination: Orthodox
Views: 534
DOUG VANCE avatar
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Shared by: DOUG VANCE on Sep, 2006
Summary: Jerry Springer would love to get Hosea on his show to talk about his scandalous relationship with Gomer.
Timothy Darling avatar
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Shared by: Timothy Darling on Aug, 2006
Summary: Let me encourage you to exercise real and deep forgiveness that goes beyond words and continues to aid the healing process between your brothers and sisters or your family members. Let the love of God toward you flow freely out to others.
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Scripture: Hosea 14:4-8
Denomination: Mennonite
Views: 901
Andrew Chan avatar
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Shared by: Andrew Chan on May, 2006
Summary: God is faithful to the extreme, which is why we need to see the extraordinary way He reached out to a rebellious people in Hosea and respond accordingly
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Scripture: Hosea 1:1-14:9
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Chris Appleby avatar
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Shared by: Chris Appleby on Feb, 2006
Summary: True wisdom involves understanding your position before God and turning to him in repentance, asking him to restore you.
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Shared by: David Kirkner on Nov, 2005
Summary: Sometimes God’s unfailing love becomes tough love
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Shared by: David Kirkner on Nov, 2005
Summary: Sometimes God’s unfailing love becomes tough love
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Paul Cull avatar
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Shared by: Paul Cull on Jun, 2005
Summary: The hard way home to God
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Scripture: Hosea 14:1-9
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Shared by: Lou Nicholes on May, 2005
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Shared by: Bob Marcaurelle on Mar, 2005
Summary: Exposition and Application of the Book of Hosea
based on 24 ratings
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Denomination: Baptist
Views: 5,352