HOSEA

Updated 7/2014

CHAPTER 1

  1. What did Hosea's marriage to a harlot symbolize?
  2. What did Hosea's first son symbolize?
  3. What did Hosea's daughter symbolize?
  4. What did Hosea's third child symbolize?

CHAPTER 2

  1. What did Israel continue to observe that God would cause to cease?

CHAPTER 3

  1. What did the adulterous woman represent who Hosea bought for himself?

CHAPTER 4

  1. What were some of the sins in the land?
  2. What did the prophets and priests reject and not give to the people?
  3. What will happen to those who have no understanding of God?
  4. Why would the daughters not be punished?

CHAPTER 5

  1. Our deeds should be directed where?
  2. Why is Ephraim singled out for God's judgment?
  3. What must Ephraim do to receive God’s mercy?

CHAPTER 7

1.      Who did Ephraim turn to for help?

CHAPTER 6

  1. What prophesy is revealed in verses 1 and 2?
  2. What was the extent of Israel's faithfulness?
  3. What did God desire most?

CHAPTER 9

  1. How did God view Israel in the beginning?
  2. How does God view Israel at this time?
  3. What would happen when God departed from Israel?

CHAPTER 10

  1. Who was serving the false god of Beth Aven?

CHAPTER 11

  1. How did the people call on but not exalt God?

CHAPTER 12

  1. On what basis would God judge His people?
  2. What message do we find in verses 3-6?

CHAPTER 13

  1. By whom would God ransom His people from the grave?
  2. What springs and fountains of Israel would be dried up?

CHAPTER 14

  1. What was the sacrifice of the lips?
  2. What would result for Israel when they offered the sacrifice of their lips?
  3. What condition would result if Ephraim turned back to the Lord?
  4. How do transgressors stumble in the ways of the Lord?