Chesed - God Today
Thursday, September 10th, 2020Jim Garlow



Hi, my name is Jim Garlow, I lead a ministry called Well Versed.  There is a word in the Old Testament, in the Hebrew.  It looks like it would be “cheesed”, c-h-e-s-e-d, but it is pronounced “Hess-ed”. Chesed. What is that word?  Well, let me tell you a story.


There was a man named Hosea.  Hosea was commanded by God to marry a particular woman with an unusual name.  Her name was Gomer.  He got married to Gomer, beautiful Gomer.  After a while, he started noticing that she kind of gave attention to other men’s glances.  Had one child, had another child, and finally, God directed him to name one of the children “Not of me”. Which was a way of saying that child was in fact not Hosea’s child.  He was heartbroken.  She left and she wandered off.  She left him with three little children.  


And then, the time he was walking through the village, he saw them auctioning off the slaves.  And there he saw a slave girl.  Their eyes met for a nanosecond.  He recognized her.  That was his wife, his former wife, who... Start a free trial to watch the video and read the rest of the transcript!

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