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Reasoning with God

9/24/2018
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Lesson Summary: The Lord rebukes Jonah for his lack of compassion and grace for the people of Nineveh. Focus Passage: Jonah 4. Outline and Lesson Goal Principles and Applications I. An Angry Prophet (Jonah 4:1-4) Principle: Our Thoughts are Far, Far from God’s Thoughts. Application: Where do you find yourself questioning God’s decisions? In which areas do you … Continue reading "Reasoning with God"

Duration:00:30:10

Returning to God

9/10/2018
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Lesson Summary: Jonah and Nineveh repent and experience the Lord’s revival. Focus Passage: Jonah 2-3. Outline and Lesson Goal Principles and Applications I. A Prophet Repents (Jonah 2:1-10) Principle: Repentance Will Always Precede Revival. Application: How ready are you to repent and return to the Lord? Have you hit rock bottom? How ready are you to walk away … Continue reading "Returning to God"

Duration:00:35:56

Running from God

9/3/2018
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Lesson Summary: Jonah rebels against God’s command and attempts to flee from the Lord. Focus Passage: Jonah 1. Outline and Lesson Goal Principles and Applications I. Jonah Rebels against God (Jonah 1:1-6) Principle: Disobedience to God’s Commands is Sin. Application: What has God called on you to do in your life that you have refused to do until … Continue reading "Running from God"

Duration:00:46:13

Pride and Prejudice

8/27/2018
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Lesson Summary: Obadiah prophesies the doom of Edom and the restoration of Israel. Focus Passage: Obadiah 1. Outline and Lesson Goal Principles and Applications I. The Pride of Edom (Obadiah 1:1-9) Principle: Pride only leads to Judgment and Destruction. Application: What signs are there in your life that you are being blindsided by pride? Scripture Reference 18 Pride goes before … Continue reading "Pride and Prejudice"

Duration:00:42:55

The Restoration of Israel’s Remnant

8/20/2018
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Lesson Summary: Amos receives a vision of judgment on Israel and of restoration for the faithful remnant. Focus Passage: Amos 9. Outline and Lesson Goal Principles and Applications I. Sovereign Judgment (Amos 9:1-4) Principle: God’s Judgment for Sin is Inescapable. Application: How do you respond to the fact that God will pursue and judge sinners completely? How … Continue reading "The Restoration of Israel’s Remnant"

Duration:00:34:18

Ripe for Judgment

8/13/2018
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Lesson Summary: Amos sees a vision of ripe fruit, signifying the imminent judgment of Israel. Focus Passage: Amos 8. Outline and Lesson Goal Principles and Applications I. Imminent Judgment (Amos 8:1-7) Principle: God’s Judgment for Sins is Certain and His Patience has a limit. Application: Are there any signs that your heart is hardened to the word … Continue reading "Ripe for Judgment"

Duration:00:34:27

The Burden of the Lord’s Messenger

8/6/2018
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Lesson Summary: Amos sees three visions of judgment and confirms Israel’s destiny to Amaziah. Focus Passage: Amos 7. Outline and Lesson Goal Principles and Applications I. Hear the Word (Amos 7:1-9) Principle: God’s People Should Receive His Word with Soft Hearts. Application: How well do you understand the Lord’s warnings in His Word? How well do you … Continue reading "The Burden of the Lord’s Messenger"

Duration:00:34:43

Seek the Lord and Live

7/16/2018
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Lesson Summary: Amos calls on Israel to seek the Lord so that they might live and not perish. Focus Passage: Amos 5-6. Outline and Lesson Goal Principles and Applications I. Stop Playing “Religion” (Amos 5:1-9) Principle: True Life can only be found by Seeking the Lord. Application: How is your life showing that you are truly seeking … Continue reading "Seek the Lord and Live"

Duration:00:48:20

What God Really Wants

7/9/2018
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Lesson Summary: Amos declares what God really wants from His people and why they must face judgment. Focus Passage: Amos 4. Outline and Lesson Goal Principles and Applications I. God Prefers Compassion Over Sacrifice (Amos 4:1-5) Principle: God Wants His People to Love Him and Others Authentically. Application: Is your Christianity mainly built on external observances or is … Continue reading "What God Really Wants"

Duration:00:29:57

The Responsibility of God’s Elect

7/2/2018
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Lesson Summary: Amos declares judgment on Israel because of their failure to glorify God with their lives. Focus Passage: Amos 3. Outline and Lesson Goal Principles and Applications I. Israel’s Sin: Failure to Honor God (Amos 3:1-8) Principle: God’s People should Glorify Him with their Lives. Application: How is your life bringing glory to God? Scripture Reference 11 Beloved, I … Continue reading "The Responsibility of God’s Elect"

Duration:00:29:13

And Judgment For All

6/25/2018
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Lesson Summary: Amos announces God’s judgment on 6 gentile nations and on His people. Focus Passage: Amos 1-2. Outline and Lesson Goal Principles and Applications I. Judgment for the enemies of God’s People (Amos 1:1-2:3) Principle: God’s Judgment is a Consuming Fire against Sinners from all Nations. Application: What actions and attitudes in others in your country or … Continue reading "And Judgment For All"

Duration:00:49:03

Escaping the Day of the Lord

6/18/2018
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Lesson Summary: Joel prophesies the coming of the Spirit, the ultimate Day of the Lord, and Judah’s future glory. Focus Passage: Joel 2:28-3:21. Outline and Lesson Goal Principles and Applications I. Revival: The Coming of the Spirit (Joel 2:28-32) Principle: Spiritual Regeneration is the only Path to Salvation. Application: Has the Holy Spirit been poured out in you? … Continue reading "Escaping the Day of the Lord"

Duration:00:35:58

Restoration Through Repentance

6/11/2018
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Lesson Summary: Joel warns of an imminent judgment and calls for true repentance that will lead to total restoration. Focus Passage: Joel 2:1-27. Outline and Lesson Goal Principles and Applications I. The Insurmountable Problem: A Mighty Invading Army (Joel 2:1-11) Principle: Insurmountable Problems are sometimes associated with Judgment from the Lord. Application: What sort of dark cloud is … Continue reading "Restoration Through Repentance"

Duration:00:40:55

Dealing with Devastation

6/4/2018
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Lesson Summary: Joel describes a great calamity for Israel and calls them to cry out to the Lord. Focus Passage: Joel 1. Outline and Lesson Goal Principles and Applications I. The Great Invasion (Joel 1:1-7) Principle: Devastating Events can Wake Us Up from our Complacency. Application: What event in your life has been significant enough to wake you … Continue reading "Dealing with Devastation"

Duration:00:36:11

The Return of Israel

5/28/2018
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Lesson Summary: Hosea prophesies the complete repentance, restoration, and return of Israel. Focus Passage: Hosea 14. Outline and Lesson Goal Principles and Applications I. Requirements for the Return (Hosea 14:1-3) Principle: Returning to God Requires True Repentance. Application: How does your life show that you have truly repented from your sins? Scripture Reference 37 Now when they heard this, they … Continue reading "The Return of Israel"

Duration:00:22:53

Rise and Fall

5/21/2018
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Lesson Summary: Hosea chronicles the rise and fall of Israel. Focus Passage: Hosea 13. Outline and Lesson Goal Principles and Applications I. The Auspicious Beginning (Hosea 13:1-3) Principle: Without God, we are Spiritually Dead and on the Path to Destruction. Application: What path are you on right now? Are you on the path to life or to … Continue reading "Rise and Fall"

Duration:00:30:58

A Call to Repentance

5/14/2018
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Lesson Summary: God again calls Israel and Judah to repentance and warns of retribution if they ignore Him. Focus Passage: Hosea 11:12-12:14. Outline and Lesson Goal Principles and Applications I. A Call to Repentance (Hosea 11:12-12:1-6) Principle: God Calls His People to True Repentance. Application: What is the Lord calling you to repent from today? How are … Continue reading "A Call to Repentance"

Duration:00:24:38

God’s Perfect Love for Israel

5/7/2018
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Lesson Summary: God expresses His perfect, redeeming love for the people of Israel. Focus Passage: Hosea 11:1-11. Outline and Lesson Goal Principles and Applications I. Love that Nurtures (Hosea 11:1-4) Principle: God’s Perfect Love provides Complete Nurturing for His People. Application: How has the Lord nurtured you in the past week, month? What’s the greatest expression of … Continue reading "God’s Perfect Love for Israel"

Duration:00:28:17

Faithless Hearts

4/30/2018
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Lesson Summary: Israel is rebuked because their faithless hearts will lead to future desolation. Focus Passage: Hosea 10. Outline and Lesson Goal Principles and Applications I. False Declarations (Hosea 10:1-10) Principle: Faithless Hearts can only offer Faithless Worship. Application: How are you offering empty acts of worship to the Lord today? Scripture Reference 4 Alas, sinful nation, People … Continue reading "Faithless Hearts"

Duration:00:27:39

Cast Away

4/23/2018
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Lesson Summary: Hosea announces that Israel will be cast away from their land, their Lord, and their loved ones. Focus Passage: Hosea 9. Outline and Lesson Goal Principles and Applications I. Cast Away from their Land (Hosea 9:1-6) Principle: God can take away our blessings when we fail to acknowledge Him. Application: How are you putting your … Continue reading "Cast Away"

Duration:00:25:14