Help Was There All Along

Hos 2:8 And she did not know that it was I who gave her the grain, the wine, and the oil, and who lavished on her silver and gold, which they used for Baal.

Foolish Israel did not realize its prosperity was by God’s grace all along. Its riches were spent on idol worship in defiance of its benefactor. God promises never to leave or forsake those whom He loves. We are given freedom to make mistakes, even to wander away or even run away. No matter how disobedient we may be, no matter how miserable we are in our disobedience, God is faithful to receive us with grace and mercy when we repent and return to Him. God is God always, always the giver of good things, always caring for us and giving us air to breath and bread to eat. It is up to us to recognize this, to be faithful, and to give credit where credit is due.


About Lance Ponder

Christian author of "Ask James one"; public speaker; husband and father. Available to speak on Creation and the Gospel.
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