Posts Tagged ‘Sowing and reaping’

Read Hosea Chapter 8
1. What does God tell Hosea to do in Hosea 8:1? Why?

2. What were the reasons and occasions for blowing the trumpet in Numbers 10:8-10?

3. What does Ezekiel 33:1-11 teach about those who fail to heed the warning of the trumpet?

4. What does God say Israel will cry out to Him in Hosea 8:2?

5. What does God say of their kings in Hosea 8:4? Their princes?

6. What is the pagan calf of Samaria? (Hint: See 1 Kings 12:25-31)

7. What does God say about the calf in Hosea 8:5-6?

8. Copy of Hosea 8:7 here. Meditate on this. Record your thoughts and impressions.

9. What do the following verses teach about sowing and reaping?
Proverbs 22:8
Jeremiah 17:10
Galatians 6:7-9
Revelation 20:12

10. For what is God judging Israel according to Hosea 8:8-14?

Read Deuteronomy 28:58-68
1. What does God require of His people according to Deuteronomy 28:58?

2. What is the punishment for failing to do what God requires according to this passage?

3. How does this passage in Deuteronomy relate to what Hosea is prophesying?

Read 2 Kings 17:1-6; 22-23
1. What has happened according to 2 Kings 17:1-6?

2. What happened to Israel according to 2 Kings 17:22-23?

3. How does this relate to what Hosea has been prophesying?

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