Hosea is about more than a failed marriage. God is faithful even when we, His people, are not as faithful as we could be.
Paul's intro to the Philippians establishes his identity as a servant and their identity as saints. This is the foundation of joy.
The calling of God marked Paul's life and should mark our lives as well.
James was the earthly half brother and a doubter of Jesus but he came to place his faith in the Son of God. In his introduction he self identifies as a "servant of the Lord Jesus." Do you agree with James about Jesus?