The Book of Hosea is the first of the twelve books known as the _____ Prophets.
Hosea lived in the Northern Kingdom of ______ during the reign of King Jeroboam II.
Hosea lived to see the destruction of Samaria, Israel's capital, and Israel's exile to _______.
God told Hosea to marry an adulterous wife who would be __________ (1:2).
His wife's unfaithfulness to him represented ________ unfaithfulness to God.
The people had ________ the one true God and worshiped idols; however, just as Hosea still _____ his wife, the Lord still _____ His people.
God told Hosea to name his son Jezreel, which means "God ________." He would soon punish the house of Jehu for the massacre at Jezreel, and put an end to the kingdom of ______ (1:4).
God told Hosea to name his second child Lo-Ruhamah, which means "___ _____."
"'I will no longer show ____ to the house of Israel, that I should at all forgive them'" (1:6).
He didn't want to show love to Israel as long as they worshiped _____ ____.
God told Hosea to name his third child Lo-Ammi, which means "___ my people."
God said of Israel, "'You are not my ______, and I am not your God'" (1:9).
"'There is only cursing, _____ and murder, stealing and adultery; they break all ______ and bloodshed follows bloodshed'" (4:2).
What God says in 4:6 is still important today: "'My people are destroyed from lack of _________.'"
In spite of all the Israelites had done, God still _____ them. This is an example of how our Father in heaven _____ us.
"The ways of the Lord are right; the righteous ____ in them, but the rebellious _______ in them" (14:9).
Memory Verse: "Turn, O Lord, and deliver me; save me because of your unfailing love" (Psalm 6:4).
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Match each Scripture reference below with the correct verse, and then fill in the missing words.
Hosea 2:20 Hosea 6:1 Hosea 7:5 Hosea 1:10
Hosea 10:12 Hosea 2:17 Hosea 3:2 Hosea 4:19
"So I ______ her for fifteen _______ of silver and about a homer and a Hosea ______
lethek of barley."
"'I will ______ the names of the Baals from her lips; no longer will their Hosea ______
names be invoked.'"
"A _________ will sweep them away, and their sacrifices will bring them Hosea ______
"'Yet the __________ will be like the sand on the seashore, which cannot Hosea ______
be measured or counted. In the place where it was said to them, "You are
not my people," they will be called "sons of the living God."'"
"'I will _______ you in faithfulness, and you will acknowledge the Lord.'" Hosea ______
"'On the day of the ________ of our king the princes become inflamed Hosea ______
with wine, and he joins hands with mockers.'"
"'Come, let us return to the Lord. He has ____ us to pieces but he will Hosea ______
heal us; he has injured us but he will ____ up our wounds.'"
"'Sow for yourselves righteousness, reap the fruit of unfailing ___, and Hosea ______
break up your unplowed ______; for it is time to seek the Lord, until he
comes and showers righteousness on you.'"