WHY AM I A CAPTIVE? “Since Israel is stubborn like a stubborn heifer, can the Lord now pasture them like lamb in a large field?”  Hosea 4:16 Cattle can afford to roam open pastures because they are not easy prey.  Their size makes them secure.  A lamb is another matter.  He is vulnerable as soon …

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IT RUBS OFF ON US Do not let Judah become guilty; may they not go to Gilgal or go up to Beth-aven.  Hosea 4:15 During Hosea’s lifetime, God’s people were divided into two nations.  Israel was to the north and Judah to the south.  Israel had strayed farther from God’s ways than Judah.  In this …

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