I Know Ephraim (Hosea 5:1-15)

I KNOW EPHRAIM

HOSEA 5:1-15

I. THE SPIRIT OF HARLOTRY (vs. 1-5)

    a. To whom does God appeal to hear His judgment? _________________________________________________

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    b. What reason does He state for their impending judgment? __________________________________________

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    c. How obvious are the nation’s / people’s sins? _____________________________________________________

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    d. What would happen if they had spent as much focus on truly seeking the Lord? _________________________

     ___________Why didn’t they? ___________________________________________________________________

II. THEY HAVE DEALT TREACHEROUSLY (vs. 6-9)

    a. Why did God ‘withdraw’ from the people? ________________________________________________________

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    b. What specifically is God’s charge in the statement “they have begotten Pagan children?” __________________

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    c. The ram’s horn was a call to assemble / prepare. Why is this a statement of ridicule for Israel after judgment is

    executed on her? ______________________________________________________________________________

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    d. Is God completely satisfied with Judah in this prophesy? ____________________________________________

    e. How certain was this prophesy? ________________________________________________________________

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III. WILLINGLY WALKED BY HUMAN PRECEPT (vs. 10-15)

    a. What kind of person removed a landmark (boundary marker)? ________________________________________

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    b. What do Israel and Judah have in common in this prophesy? _________________________________________

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    c. Where will Israel and Judah look for “healing”? ____________________________________________________

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    d. When will God relent and return to His people? ____________________________________________________

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IV.  APPLICATION: Verses 6 and verse 15 both tell of seeking the Lord. Which way must we seek Him and why? __

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