The Strange Case of the Forbidden Raisin Cakes in Hosea 3

There are plenty of actions and attitudes that the Bible describes as wrong. Lying, thieving, adultery, anger, selfishness, pride, boasting… and eating raisin cakes. Yes. It’s in Hosea 3:1. God is speaking to his prophet Hosea, telling him to love his wife despite her serial unfaithfulness. This is a symbol of the Lord’s own relationship […]