“An excellent wife, who can find? For her worth is far above jewels.” (Proverbs 31:10) NASB Context Loving Couple - by Noriko Cooper © 2013 Center for Creative Ministry © 2013. All rights reserved
“As time went by, Hosea became aware of the fact that his personal fate was a mirror of the divine pathos, that his sorrow echoed the sorrow of God. In this fellow suffering as an act of sympathy with the divine pathos the prophet probably saw the meaning of the marriage which he had contracted at the divine behest. . .
As we look at the mission field, we must look through the compassionate eyes of Jesus.
Read 2 Peter 3:3-7 . Image © Lars Justinen from GoodSalt.com Compare the description of the last day scoffers with our contemporary society.
Read Deuteronomy 5:12-15 . Image © Lars Justinen from GoodSalt.com How does the emphasis of the Sabbath commandment here differ from Exodus 20:8-11 ?
In Exodus 20:8-11 , the fourth commandment refers directly to the Creation week. Image © Rolf Jansson from GoodSalt.com This is important, because it points back to Eden itself, to a world without sin, a perfect world coming fresh from the Creator.