Hosea 3:1-5 Outline- God’s Amazing Love

N. T. Background
John 3:16
John 10:17
John 14:15
John 14:31
Matthew 5:43-46
Matthew 22:37-40
John 15:9-13
Ephesians 5:25
Romans 5:8
1 Peter 1:22
1. John 3:11-18

O. T. Background
Similar to that of Isaiah
Prophet to northern kingdom
Prophecies up around 755bc
Gomer was his unfaithful whore
Hosea experienced heartache with Gomer
Physical and spiritual adultery was everywhere
Covenant breaking was rampant

Theological background
God’s love is greater than sin
God’s love can transform a tragedy into into a victory
God was to Isaiah as Hosea was to Gomer
Chesed refers to God’s loyal faithful everlasting love.
“Ahav” = affectionate love, compassion, intimacy

Exposition
God’s Love Is Amazing!

1. God’s Amazing love is seen in Hosea’s love for Gomer. 1-3
Love is willing to go. 1
Paid the full price = Hosea and Jesus

Love is willing to pay. 2
Full price

Love is willing to wait. 3
Purchased, restored, loved again, marital bond
Renewed. Full restoration
Hosea/God didn’t/doesn’t give up

2. God’s Amazing love is seen in the coming judgment & exile. 4
God is a holy, loving God all the time

3. God’s Amazing love is seen in the coming Messiah. 5

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About Hoss

Married w/ 1 daughter & 3 step-children . Ordained minister. I do supply preaching every opportunity I get. Currently employed in a state prison system. Wife & I own a flower shop in a nearby city. I am approaching my late 50's, although I certainly don't look like it.
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