Tag Archives: Joel

Glory Hallelujah!

Joel has just described the final judgment of God against those who, despite His offers of grace, have opposed and oppressed His people, and who have opposed God Himself. We pick up the action in verse 17: “Then you will … Continue reading

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The Final Act

Joel 3:4-16 In these verses, God deals with those who have opposed Him and who have refused His offer of grace: This is His Final Judgment. As you will recall from last time, 3:4 is the beginning of His indictment … Continue reading

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Looking far into the future

We have already seen the connection between a present temporal event and the future it represents in the first two chapters of Joel. Recall the plague of locusts in chapter 1, real and present; a crisis that required immediate action. … Continue reading

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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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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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