S O A P / 08.07.2021

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Hosea 13:5-6 I cared for you in the wilderness, in the land of burning heat. When I fed them, they were satisfied; when they were satisfied, they became proud; then they forgot me. O-bservation: As the Lord speaks through the prophet Hosea, we see “Satan’s Temptation Pattern.” First, God takes care of us in our darkest hour until we are finally free. We know Satan won’t since he was the one who bought about our darkest hour. Then God provides for us out of nothing in the worst of conditions. Once that happens, we turn our back on God, somehow believing we were the ones who pulled ourselves out of our trouble. That’s exactly what Israel did. And that’s what we do today. Because that’s “Satan’s Temptation Pattern.” A-pplication: No matter how desperate we are, God has always been there as our refuge. More often than not, most of us turn to God out of crisis. During our season of crisis, God responds to our cries. He sticks with us in the worst of times, and then out of nowhere, His provision comes our way. We are amazed and initially give Him praise and thanksgiving. But after...