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Hosea is preeminently the prophet of love; but unlike some teachers today, he doesn’t minimize the holiness of God. We’re told that “God is love” (1 John 4:8, 16), but we’re also reminded that “God is light, and in Him is no darkness at all” (1:5). God’s love is a holy love, not a sentimental feeling that condones sin and pampers sinners.
Be Amazed: Restoring an Attitude of Wonder and Worship, Warren W. Wiersbe

Read Hosea Chapter 2
1. What does God tell Hosea to say to his brothers in Hosea 2:1? Why?

2. What does God tell Hosea to say to his sisters? Why?

3. How does God describe His relationship with His people in Hosea 2:2?

4. What judgment does God promise if Israel does not abandon her prostitution/adultery in Hosea 2:3?
5. What does God promise to her children in Hosea 2:4? Why?
6. What does God of Israel in Hosea 2:5?

7. What do you learn from the following verses?
Romans 12:2

James 4:4

1 John 2:15-17

8. What does God say He will do to Hosea in Hosea 2:6-13? Why?

9. What does God say He will do for Israel in Hosea 14-23? Copy each “I will statement” below.

10. Review God’s “I will” statements above. What does that tell you about the heart of God?

11. Copy 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 here. Meditate on that. How can you see that love on display in this chapter? In the history of Israel?

12. How will Israel respond to God at that time according to Hosea 2:15-16?

 

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