According To The Old Testament Book that bears his name, Hosea, whose name means "May the Lord save," prophesied around 2750 years ago, in the mid-700s, BC, during the reigns of Israel's last two kings. These were the twilight years of Hosea's homeland, the Northern kingdom of Israel, a time of rapid moral decline when the worship of false gods was mixed with the worship of the one, true God.
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