November 2017

Pastor Randy’s Top 66 – Joel

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Joel   “I will repay you for the years the locusts have eaten - the great locust and the young locust, the other locusts and the locust swarm… ‘. Joel 2:25   The prophetic Book of Joel is a bit of a mystery when it comes to nailing down a specific date when it was written. It was definitely written to the southern kingdom of Judah, but commentators aren’t positive if it was written prior to the exile or after Nebuchadnezzar took Judah into captivity. The Book of Joel is different from the other prophetic Books that were written to the divided kingdom, because...

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Pastor Randy’s Top 66 – Hosea

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It was I who taught Ephraim to walk, taking them by the arms; but they did not realize it was I who healed them. I led them with cords of human kindness, with ties of love. To them I was like one who lifts a little child to the cheek, and I bent down to feed them. Hosea 11:3-4   Hosea preached to the northern kingdom of Israel between the years 785-725 BC, during the reigns of the last of the wicked kings of Israel (all 19 were wicked): Jeroboam II, Zachariah, Shallum, Menahem, Pekahiah, Pekah, and Hoshea. Hosea’s preaching (as was the case with all...

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