A Final Plea (Hosea 14: 1-9)

A FINAL PLEA

HOSEA 14:1-9

I. RETURN TO THE LORD (vs. 1-3)

    a. What petition does Hosea lay before Israel? ___________________________________________________

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    b. What does he plead with Israel to do and how? ________________________________________________

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    c. Why do you think he specifically tells them to “take words with you?”_________________________________

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    d. What sacrifices does Hosea tell them to offer? __________________________________________________

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    e. What does he tell them to renounce and what is the significance? __________________________________

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 II. I WILL HEAL…I WILL LOVE THEM (vs. 4-6)

    a. What promise does God respond with IF Israel will repent? _______________________________________

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    b. Symbolically what is verse 5-6 stating? ________________________________________________________

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    c. What significance is there to the reference to the lily and also roots? ________________________________

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    d. Symbolically, is this response from God what Hosea did for Gomer (see chapter. 3)? ___________________

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III. THE WAYS OF THE LORD ARE RIGHT (vs. 7-9)

    a. What is meant here by the phrase “dwell under his shadow?” ______________________________________

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    b. When grain is growing and either suffers a lack of water or is knocked down by rain or wind what will it do

    when conditions are improved? ________________________________________________________________

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    c. What repentance does the Lord want to see in Israel? ____________________________________________

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    d. How are verses 7-9 a summary of Psalm 91? ___________________________________________________

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IV. APPLICATION: When we turn away from sin in repentance what does the Lord do for us? ______________

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