Tag: and the renewal of the Covenant in the Prophet Hosea: Part I

Aug 2018

Last Sunday I began writing about the role of sacrifice precisely within the context of the covenant between God and his people Israel. The covenant between God and Israel, precisely because it is founded not so much on God’s sheer power and might, but on his goodness and kindness to his people, comes to be compared to marriage. God is seen as the Bridegroom and Israel as the Bride. As Bride Israel is embodied in the very land of Israel and the people then are seen as the children of the covenant.......

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