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Remembering and Returning

Even the LORD, the God of hosts, The LORD is His name.
Therefore, return to your God,
Observe kindness and justice,
And wait for your God continually.
                                       Hosea 12:5-6

A key to returning to God is knowing who He is.

Returning to God is not changing location.  God is everywhere and if you are a child of His, you are always with him.  Psalm 139 says Where shall I go from your Spirit?  Or where shall I flee from yur presence?  There is no place we can go where we can get away from Him.  As His child this should bring words of comfort, that we are always safe.  Yet there are times when we want to hide from God.  When we are nurturing a pet sin.  When we are pursuing a lifestyle apart from Him.  When we enjoy His blessings without acknowledging Him.  During those times, in the spiritual sense we are far from the Lord and need to return to Him.  This means we live out His ways, spend time with Him...

Hosea starts by reminding us who God is.  In fact, the …