Study notes for Joel chapter 1

A PEOPLE WHO ARE HURTING Joel 1:1-20 The question has been asked again and again; “Is cataclysmic weather, earthquakes, firestorms, and other acts of “nature” God’s judgment on wickedness? Joel sees drought, locusts, and such as God’s judgment on God’s people; so the other is true just as well. Christians of 2020 must come back …

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Great and Marvelous are the works of the Lord God Almighty

And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, ‘Great and marvellous are Thy works, Lord God Almighty; just and true are Thy ways, Thou King of saints. Who shall not fear Thee, O Lord, and glorify Thy name? For Thou only art holy: for all …

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Separated, Severed, Sanctified

"Ye shall therefore keep all My statutes, and all My judgments, and do them: that the land, whither I bring you to dwell therein, spue you not out. And ye shall not walk in the manners of the nation, which I cast out before you: for they committed all these things, and therefore I abhorred …

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Your King Comes

"The burden of the word of the LORD in the land of Hadrach, and Damascus shall be the rest thereof: when the eyes of man, as of all the tribes of Israel, shall be toward the LORD. And Hamath also shall border thereby; Tyrus, and Zidon, though it be very wise. And Tyrus did build …

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…The Lord GOD Will Do Nothing…

"Hear this word that the LORD hath spoken against you, O children of Israel, against the whole family which I brought up from the land of Egypt, saying, ‘You only have I known of all the families of the earth: therefore I will punish you for all your iniquities. Can two walk together, except they be …

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The Glory of The God of Israel

"Afterward He brought me to the gate, the gate that looketh toward the east: and, behold, the glory of the God of Israel came from the way of the east: and His voice was like a noise of many waters: and the earth shined with His glory. And it was according to the appearance of the vision …

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When You See the LORD

"In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and His train filled the temple. Above it stood the seraphims: each one had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he did fly. And one …

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Be Clean, Be Pure

While we look at Leviticus, and the holiness of God we need to remember these are part of the work of the schoolmaster which leads us to Christ Jesus (Galatians 3:24-25), and "...we are no longer under a schoolmaster". We do learn from Leviticus and the Law, that GOD is holy; that we are called …

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He Still Touches the Unclean

"And there came a leper to Him, beseeching Him, and kneeling down to Him, and saying unto Him, 'If Thou wilt, Thou canst make me clean'. And Jesus, moved with compassion, put forth His hand, and touched him, and saith unto him, 'I will; be thou clean.' And as soon as He had spoken, immediately the leprosy …

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What Jesus Preached and Taught

What did Jesus preach?  What did He teach?  To find the answer to that you must read the Gospels.  The first thing He preached is repentance.  That is a word we evidently do not like to hear today; but a necessary for us, none the less. Hear the word from Matthew's Gospel... "From that time …

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