The Call to Repentance

Hosea 14 Hosea\David’s warnings from last week: Trapped in sin Trust religious activity Captive to human resources Emptiness Desperation Hosea 10:12 Question: Do they walk with Jesus and pursue gospel ministry to draw others to Jesus? Commitment 1 Sow righteousness Commitment 2 “Break unplowed ground” Repent and remove barriers Commitment 3 SEEK the Lord UNTIL His promise: To rain righteousness

5 Warning Signs and a Way Out

1. You Are Trapped in a Recurring Sin Set the trumpet to your lips! One like a vulture is over the house of the LORD because they have transgressed my covenant and rebelled against my law. Hosea 8:1 So I find it to be a law that when I want to do right, evil lies close at hand. For I delight in the law of God, in my inner being, but I see in my members another law waging war…

Hosea 4

ACCUSATIONS AGAINST ISRAEL 1. BROKEN ALL OF GOD’S COMMANDS There is no faithfulness or steadfast love, and no knowledge of God in the land; there is swearing, lying, murder, stealing, and committing adultery; they break all bounds, and bloodshed follows bloodshed Hosea 4:1-2 2. PRIESTS Yet let no one contend, and let none accuse, for with you is my contention, O priest. Hosea 4:4 3. PROPHETS You shall stumble by day; the prophet also shall stumble with you by night;…