Ask R.C.: Why Does It Seem like the World Is Going to Hell in a Hand Basket When Jesus Reigns Over All Things?
Last Sunday I was blessed to preach at Ascension Presbyterian Church from Hosea chapter 2. Like many prophetic books Hosea is a bit of good news, mixed with what looks like bad news, but is really good news. Most of us, when we think of Hosea have a rather simple summary- yuck. The prophet is called to live through rather dramatic prophetic theater, by marrying Gomer, a prostitute. God is telling His people that they are like Gomer, whoring after other gods. God’s promise is that He will redeem His bride, that they will once again be His people. But first comes the judgment.Continue Reading »