Hosea 3

Hosea 3  •  1 min. read  •  grade level: 8
Desolate and helpless, Israel shall later seek
the true royalty originally bestowed-Christ
Chapter 3 reveals another detail of the people’s history during the time of their rejection, a rejection followed by their return to God. Israel should remain for a long time apart to wait for their God. They should have neither true God nor false god, neither king, nor priest, nor sacrifice; but afterwards they should return, and should seek Jehovah their God, and David their king. That is to say, all Israel should seek the true royalty originally bestowed by God, of which Christ is the fulfillment. They should bow their heart before Jehovah and His goodness in the latter days.