Will You Repent? (Hosea 6:1-11)

WILL YOU REPENT?

HOSEA 6:1-11

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

    a. The opening appeal demonstrates that __________________ departed from ____________________

    _____________________________________________________________________________________

    b. What is promised in verse 1 if the people would return to the Lord? ____________________________

    _____________________________________________________________________________________

    c. Where else in Scripture do we see the essence of verse 2? ____________________________________

    _________________________________________________________________ (Luke 24:46, Acts 10:40)

    d. Verse 3 begins with “let us know.” Who or what are they to know? _____________________________

    ______________________________________________________________________________________

    e. What promise is given in verse 3 if they will pursue the knowledge of the Lord? ___________________

    ______________________________________________________________________________ (Mal. 3:7)

II. I DESIRE MERCY (vs. 4-6)

    a. How is God’s frustration evident in verse 4? ________________________________________________

    ______________________________________________________________________________________

    b. What has been God’s reaction to their faithlessness? _________________________________________

    ______________________________________________________________________________________

    c. The judgments against Israel “are like light that goes forth” what is the implication? ________________

    _______________________________________________________________________________________

    d. An often repeated theme appears in verse 6. Why should we really pay attention to this? ____________

    _____________________________________________________________ (1 Sam 15:22, Matt 9:13, 12:7)

III. LIKE MEN (ADAM) THEY TRANSGRESSED (vs. 7-11)

    a. The word translated “men” in vs. 7 is the Hebrew word ‘adam’ which means red dirt but can also be

    translated Adam. Knowing this of what transgression could the Lord be speaking? _____________________

    ________________________________________________________________________________________

    b. What evil was Israel involved in and how pervasive was the problem? _____________________________

    ________________________________________________________________________________________

    c. Was Judah getting a pass from God? ________________________________________________________

    ______________________________________________________________________(Jer 51:13, Joel 2:1-3)

IV. APPLICATION: How does this chapter reveal God’s longsuffering? ________________________________

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Does He pursue us in the same way? ____________________________________________________________

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