Monthly Archives: November 2016

Photo of the Week: November 30, 2016

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God’s Response to Repentance

Joel 2:18-27 In the first part of this chapter, Joel has set up a picture, a picture in which the people have been in open and gross rebellion against God, and God has sent a serious plague upon them. Then … Continue reading

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Time to Repent

Joel 2: 12-17 This text falls into three parts as we will see, but more than that, it is the challenge that faces every human being alive today, for as you recall this chapter is in a context of Final … Continue reading

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The Day of the Lord is Great

Joel 2:1-11 In the first chapter Joel described the plague of locusts that had devastated the land that was supposed to flow with milk and honey; it was the present national crisis before the people of Joel’s day. In this … Continue reading

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Rafting Down the River

I was informed last Tuesday by She Who Must Be Obeyed that we were going on a little trip to the Martha Brae River about an hour away from where we were staying in Jamaica. I wasn’t all that anxious … Continue reading

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Just a Note…

I’ve returned home from my tropical adventure and have some things to share with you about it, which I will do as this week continues. First and foremost, I want to take this opportunity to thank all of you who … Continue reading

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The Day of the Lord

Joel 1 As Joel’s account opens, there is disaster in the land in the form of an invasion of locusts. They have destroyed everything in their path that grows; crops in the fields, grain in the barns; everything. The situation … Continue reading

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A Brief Introduction to Joel

The Prophet Joel has been called “the prophet of Pentecost”, “the prophet of hopefulness” and the “the prophet of the Spirit”, yet in spite of these nicknames, little is actually known about him as a man. In fact, there is … Continue reading

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Light of the World

When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” John 8:12 John used light and darkness in his Gospel to refer … Continue reading

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Well…? Redux

Now that most of the overnight guests are headed home and I have a few minutes, I guess I need to file my final report on our Thanksgiving adventure; so here it is… The dinner was a success, but then … Continue reading

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