Then I will sow her for Myself in the earth, And I will have mercy on her who had not obtained mercy; Then I will say to those who were not My people, “You are My people!” And they shall say, “You are my God! Hosea 2:23 NKJV
God chose Israel from all the nations of the earth. God wanted Israel to be set apart for Him. God chose them to live in a special loving relationship with Him. God told Israel “I will bless those who bless you, and curse those who curse you.”
God delivered Israel from bondage in Egypt. He revealed His power His might and His great love for Israel to the world. His greatest commandment to them was; “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart with all your soul and with all your strength.”
No other people or nation was blessed by God in the way the Lord blessed Israel
Israel turned their back on God. Israel rejected God’s plan. They chose to live like the nations that surrounded them. Israel did not want to be holy unto the Lord. They embraced a ritualistic religious system that replaced relationship and offended God.
God loved the people of Israel. He chose to restore them to their special place in His creation. He said, “I will show mercy on a people who rejected Me. My people who are called by My name will be blessed. They will be My people. I will be their God!”
The infinite God of Love and mercy wants to live in a loving relationship with you today!
Jesus does not want us to live like the people surrounding us. Jesus does not want us to embrace religion. Jesus wants us to give Him our Love and devotion. Jesus wants our worship. God wants to pour out His love and mercy on us today!
Jesus is the author and finisher of our faith.
Jesus will pursue you with His love. He will shower you with mercy beyond what you could earn or deserve. Jesus called you out from the multitude living apart from Him today. Jesus calls you His beloved. Will you call Him your God?
God’s greatest desire is to be loved by you!
Jesus will restore the loving relationship He created us to enjoy with Him. Call out to Jesus from the depths of your soul. Ask Jesus not to leave you to yourself. Jesus will answer with mercy and love!
The Creator of Heaven and Earth wants to show you how much He loves you today. God wants you to express your love for Him today!
Let Jesus bless you and protect you from anyone or anything that curses you. Let Jesus pour out His love on you and use you to reveal His love to the unbelieving multitude living all around you!
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