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PUT AWAY YOUR ADULTERY

Hosea 1: 1 - 3: 5

21 Aug 2000

Questionnaire


PUT AWAY YOUR ADULTERY

Hosea 1-3

  1. Read 1:1. When did Hosea prophesy? (1) And to whom? (1:4,6) Describe the social and political situations of Israel? (ref. 4:1, 2, 7, 13; 9:1; Amos 2:6; 3:15; 4:4, 5; 5:7, 12; 6:5, 6, 12; 8:6)
  2. Read 1:2-3. What strange command did YHWH give to Hosea and why? (2) What was the purpose of Hosea’s marriage? How did he respond to YHWH’s command? (3)
  3. Read 1:4-11. What names did YHWH give the three children of Hosea and why? (4-9) How would YHWH restore Israel in the future? (10,11)
  4. Read 2:1-13. What are sins of Israel and how would YHWH punish her? (1-13)
  5. Read 2:14-23. Why will YHWH allure Israel into the wilderness? (14,15) How will YHWH restore his relationship with Israel in the wilderness? (16-23) When would this prophecy come true? (1:11; 3:5)
  6. Read 3:1-5. Why did YHWH command Hosea to redeem his adulterous wife? (1) How did he obey YHWH? (2,3) What was the prophecy conveyed through Hosea who showed his love for his wife? (4,5)
  7. What do you learn from YHWH & Hosea in chapters 1-3?


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