1. What comes to mind when you think of Prophet?
2. What are your thoughts about the Old Testament Prophet being a proclaimer rather than a predictor?
3. On Sunday, we talked about the following challenges to understanding the Prophets. Which one do you find most challenging?
a. A misunderstanding the role of the Prophet.
b. A correct understanding of the role of Prophet.
c. Written 760-460 BC.
d. Assumed history.
e. Poetry, and symbols, and demonstration.
4. Do you ever find the Prophets difficult to read?
5. Do you have a favorite Old Testament prophet to read?
6. What are your thoughts about the Prophets giving us a window into the heart of God?
7. On Sunday, we talked about Israel’s sin. Did any sins described by Hosea seem especially relevant to you in today’s world?
8. On Sunday, we talked about how God isn’t so much angry about sin as He is devastated about it. Do you tend to think of God as angry over your sin or devastated by it?
9. In what ways did Hosea demonstrate how God responds to sin? Which ones were most meaningful to you?