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Destroyed For Lack Of Knowledge Text: Hosea 4.1-6 Truth, Goodness, Knowledge- All Lacking Swearing, Breaking Faith, Killing, Stealing, Adultery People.

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1 Destroyed For Lack Of Knowledge Text: Hosea Truth, Goodness, Knowledge- All Lacking Swearing, Breaking Faith, Killing, Stealing, Adultery People Have Rejected Knowledge… God Rejected Them… People Have Forgotten God… God Forgot Them

2 Romans — Knowledge Of God Is Clear [V19]… His Power And Divinity Clear [v20]… Men Fail To Glorify Him [V21]… Men Decided To Exchange Him [V23]… Men Choose Lies Over Truth [V25]… Men Refuse To Have Knowledge Of Him [V28]…  Romans 1.32!

3 What Was True In Hosea’s Time… Was Still True In Paul’s Time… And Is Still True Today!

4 Consider The Rise In Crime… Not Merely Theft, Etc… But Plain Meanness! Cruelty, Murders, Kidnappings, Terrorism, Shootings, Bombings Drunks Have Disease Adulterers Are Swingers Sodomites Are Gay

5 Such Awful Times! Abortionists Are Victims Murdered Babies Are Fetal Tissue For “Research” And Collagen Products Swindlers Are Shrewd Businessmen What Is Right Or Wrong Anymore?

6 God Has Been Removed— From Schools Courthouses Political Realms Business Places He Has Been Forgotten!

7 What Are Some Of The Results? For America’s Young People…

8 Before 1963— Pregnancy Among Yr Olds <1.5% Among Yr Olds No Records

9 After 1963— Pregnancy Among Yr Olds Up 187% Over The Next 15 Yrs Among Yr Olds Up 553%

10 Before 1963— STD’s 400/100,000 Since ’63— Up 226%

11 For America’s Families

12 Before ’63— Divorce Had Been Declining For 15 Yrs After ’63— Divorce Increased 300% Per Yr For 15 Yrs Unmarried People Living Together: Up 353% Single Parent Families: Up 160%

13 For American Education:

14 Since 1963— SAT Scores Have Declined Steadily Different Test Being Given? No, Same Test Since 1941 Until Recently Test Had To Be Changed (Made Easier) To Allow Scores To Level Off

15 — SAT’s Improved…Why? Private Schools Erupted Onto The American Educational Scene “Christian” Schools In 1965: 1,000 Between ’74-’75: 32,000!

16 Private Schools— Children Have An Average Of 100 Points Higher In SAT’s Than Publicly Educated Children Public School Scores Were At Private School Levels Prior To 1963

17 What Happened? Prayer Removed From School “Christmas” Programs Declined “Religion” Mocked God Was Rejected And Forgotten! Just This Week: Child Sent Home & Psych Evaluation Recommended For Drawing Picture of Jesus Girl Told Reading Bible During “Quiet Time” At School Inappropriate

18 Our Nation—

19 Since 1963— Violent Crime Has Increased 544% Illegal Drugs Has Become An Uncontrollable Problem Our Nation Has About 30 Million Fewer People Due To Abortion Since 1973

20 Not A Pretty Picture! But Guess What?! Ecclesiastes 1.9 The Condition Of The World In Noah’s Day… Genesis 6.5 Is Not Much Different Than Today

21 This World Will Never Be A Morally Fit Home… That Is Why Philippians 3.20 Is Vital There Will Always Be Sin Our Task: Do Not Become Like Those Of Hosea’s Day Destroyed For Lack Of Knowledge

22 What Shall We Do? Where Does Protection From Destruction Begin? Recognize The Source Of The Problem Deuteronomy Jeremiah 2.32 Repent! Isaiah 51.1 We Are Living Stones! I Peter 2.5

23 What Are We Teaching Our Kids? Average Jewish Child: 335 Hrs Of Religious Instruction/Yr Average Roman Catholic: About 200 Hrs Average Protestant: About 30 Hrs If You Brought Your Child To Every Assembly… 208 Hours…Plus Whatever You Give Them At Home

24 An Illinois Survey (1980)— Basic Bible Knowledge: 684 People; 12 Congregations Of Attendance… What Book: Beginning Of The Church? 64% Did Not Know Name 5 Of Jesus’ Disciples: 53% Could Not How To Be Saved? 50% Could Not Tell Average Grade: 55.3% Which Is FAILING

25 Whose Fault If One Is Destroyed? Hosea 13.9 Our own! Common Error: II Peter 3.5 Because… Romans 10.2,3

26 Remember! I Samuel 2.3 God’s Desire For Us… John 8.32…I Timothy 2.4 Our Attitude: Psalm I Peter 2.2

27 Hosea’s Remedy— Hosea 14.1— Verse 4— Verse 9— Our Intent: Jeremiah 6.16…Hebrews Let Us… Hosea 6.3 I John 2.3


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