Dr. King writes notes regarding the prophet Hosea and his views of God.

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[Page 1] [Underlined: Hosea] Biographical data are somewhat ambiguous. He speaks with a depth and intensity of feeling. Hosea preached to the northern kingdom. [Underlined: Concerning Knowledge] 1:1 - The word of the Lord came to the prophets [Page 2] [Underlined: Concerning God] He presents God as one of loving kindness, who even in his punishing of his children is doing it for love. According to Hosea the justice of God is an instrument of his love. [Page 3] [Underlined: Sin] According to Hosea all sins are forms of disobedience and unfaithfulness to God. [Underlined: Important Passages] 4: 9 - Like priest, like people [Page 4] 4:17 - "Ephraim is joined to idols, let him alone." 7:8 - "A half [MS: illegible] life." May civilization are [MS: illegible] on the side of [Crossed Out: 4:6] material progress, but [MS: illegible] on the side of spiritual advancement.
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