Contributed by Craig Condon on Jun 9, 2015
If we love God, we will truly love the things we ought to love and we'll find some other way of expressing our appreciation for the material things we have.
The passage from Hosea 11:1-10 is a story of God mourning over his people. He loved Israel like a parent loves a child, but Israel spurned him. Even though he was rejected, God still loved Israel and could not renounce his chosen people. It is a metaphor for what Jesus did. Jesus was rejected by