Hosea 8-14: A Call To Return

(8-13) What words, phrases, and pictures does Hosea use to describe Israel’s sin?

8:1 –

9:1, 10 –

10:1-2, 13 –

12:1, 7-8 –

13:2 –

In what ways are we tempted to follow Israel’s example?

What “fruit of lies” are we tempted to eat (10:13)?

What has Israel become because of their sin (8:8, 9:10, 13:3)?

(10-14) God calls Israel to return to him.  What would such a return look like?

10:12 –

12:6 –

14:1-3 –

14:9 –

How is this different from the way many people think of repentance?

(11-14) Returning to the Lord is possible because of who God is.  How does God reveal himself in 11:1-12, 13:4, and 14:8?

How do these verses encourage you?

(11-13) How does 11:1 and 13:14 point forward to Jesus (see Matthew 2:15 and I Corinthians 15:55)?

 

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