God’s Controversy with Israel (5) Hosea 4

II.  B.  All the land ruined with pollution (3) “Therefore shall the land mourn, and every one that dwelleth in it shall languish, with the beasts of the field, and with the fowls of the heavens; yea, the fish of the sea also shall be taken away.” Here read Joel 1:9-13: “Therefore”—because of all those […]

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God’s Controversy with Israel (2): Hosea 4

“By swearing, and lying, and killing…” The world is full of it.  Daily killings continue in Afghanistan, Lebanon, Israel, Iraq, Iran, Ireland, in Sri Lanka, in Honduras, and Nicaragua.  But in our own land the crime of murder is appalling!  “Four (4) times as many Americans will be killed by abortion as by cancer…; 10 […]

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God’s Controversy with Israel (1)

I.  The Charges Made in God’s Controversy with Israel A.  The vicious and the profane everywhere (1,2) B.  Ignorance and forgetfulness of God (6) C.  Priests wicked and avid in iniquity (8) D.  Drunkenness and whoredom (11,14,18) E.  Activity in the occult – divination and witchcraft (12) F.  Bribery of rulers (18) II.  The Consequences […]

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