April 2022 Study: Redeeming Love
April 2022 Study: “Redeeming Love"
I remember reading “Redeeming Love” by Francine Rivers (inspired by the book of Hosea) when I was in college. I was just forming my understanding of God’s love and a friend recommended the book. I had an earthly view of love and needed to fully grasp (as humanly as I could) God’s unconditional, redeeming, relentless love for His people….for me. The book was a starting point to dig into God’s word and search for all the ways God shows us His love.
For the month of April, we’ll be looking at the prophetic book of Hosea as he warns Israel of their disobedience and sin and how God will win them back with…redeeming love. While we won't be reading Francine River's book, I do recommend it as a great additional resource to our study. P.S. The book has been made into a movie! It's so good!
From the Introduction of the book of Hosea in The Message Bible:
Hosea is the prophet of love, but not love as we imagine or fantasize it. He was a parable of God’s love for his people lived out as God revealed and enacted it—a lived parable. It is an astonishing story: a prophet commanded to marry a common whore and have children with her. It is an even more astonishing message: God loves us in just this way—goes after us at our worst, keeps after us until he gets us, and makes lovers of men and women who know nothing of real love. Once we absorb this story and the words that flow from it, we will know God far more accurately. And we will be well on our way to being cured of all the sentimentalized and neurotic distortions of love that incapacitate us from dealing with the God who loves us and loving the neighbors who don’t love us.
Please read all the details below:
-In-depth study/Bible journaling process sessions will be on a private Facebook page on MONDAYS at 8pm (eastern) and will be available for replay on FB.
Dates: Mondays April 4, 11, 18, and 25th at 8pm (eastern)
WHAT IS INCLUDED
-Access to the Facebook page (must have Facebook to participate)
-4 Facebook Live Sessions
-Bible Journaling Digital Printables
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
-Access to Facebook
-Inspire Bible (or journaling Bible)
-Printer for printables (or access to print at local print shop)
-Make sure I have your correct email address in the order.
-Access to the private FB page, study details, and printables will be emailed on or before April 1st or within 24 hours of ordering (after the 1st).
Because of the nature of this digital study no refunds will be given.
Artwork and videos are for personal use only. Please do not share digital files. Not for resale, edit, or general distribution.