The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
not my people, Thou art my people; and they shall say, Thou art my God.
HOS 3:1 Then said the LORD unto me, Go yet, love a woman beloved of her
friend, yet an adulteress, according to the love of the LORD toward the
children of Israel, who look to other gods, and love flagons of wine.
HOS 3:2 So I bought her to me for fifteen pieces of silver, and for an
homer of barley, and an half homer of barley:
HOS 3:3 And I said unto her, Thou shalt abide for me many days; thou
shalt not play the harlot, and thou shalt not be for another man: so
will I also be for thee.
HOS 3:4 For the children of Israel shall abide many days without a
king, and without a prince, and without a sacrifice, and without an
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