The True Bridegroom

All the Hebrew prophets in the Old Testament prophesied the coming of the Messiah. Christians believe that this Messiah they prophesied was born at Christmas and his name is Jesus. 

Today we’re going to look at what Hosea said about the coming Messiah in chapter 3. He tells us about the “one who is to come” through the account of his messed-up marriage. There are three things this text teaches us. First, our relationship with God is like a marriage. Second, our relationship with God is like a bad marriage. Third, God healed his marriage and this was at a cost.

This sermon was preached by Rev. Timothy Keller at Redeemer Presbyterian Church on December 2, 2007. Series “Jesus of the Prophets”. Scripture: Hosea 3:1-5; 11:4-11; Jeremiah 2-4; Ezekiel 16; Isaiah 54; Matthew 9:14-15.

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