Study Outline for Joel 2

 PROMISE THAT IS HAUNTING Joel 2:1-32 Outline of Joel 1 - 3 A People who are Hurting (chapter 1). A Promise that is Haunting (chapter 2). A Power that is Holy (chapter 3).   Chapter two gives a haunting promise… I. …OF THE DAY OF THE LORD (vv. 1-11); It is mentioned in chapters 1:15; …

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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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The goodness of God

Therefore thou art inexcusable, O man, whosoever thou art that judgest: for wherein thou judgest another, thou condemnest thyself; for thou that judgest doest the same things. But we are sure that the judgment of God is according to truth against them which commit such things. And thinkest thou this, O man, that judgest them …

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The Necessity of His Suffering

Then opened He their understanding, that they might understand the Scriptures, and said unto them, 'Thus it is written, and thus it behoved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day: and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in His name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem. And ye …

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The righteous and the sinner

And Jesus answering said unto them, 'They that are whole need not a physician; but they that are sick. I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.' "  Luke 5:31-32  (KJB) REFERENCES: Luke 5; Jeremiah 8:22; Matthew 9:12-13; Mark 2:17; Isaiah 57:15; Acts 2:38; 1 Corinthians 6:9-11; 1 Timothy 1:15-16; 2 Timothy 2:25-26; …

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The Ones Jesus Calls to Repentance

But when Jesus heard, He said unto them, 'They that be whole need not a physician, but they that are sick. But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.' "  Matthew 9:12-13  (KJB) REFERENCES: Matthew 9; …

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They Stood Up and Read In The Book Of The Law

"Now in the twenty and fourth day of this month the children of Israel were assembled with fasting, and with sackclothes, and earth upon them. And the seed of Israel separated themselves from all strangers, and stood and confessed their sins, and the iniquities of their fathers. And they stood up in their place, and …

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Day Eighty Two – On Forgiving Others

Yesterday’s post was about “Sin in the Church”.  Looking in First Corinthians at the Corinthian church was not much different than looking into the world; maybe even worse.  The apostle Paul confronted a situation which grieved his heart.  These were his spiritual children, and they were in the midst of tolerating the evil in their …

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Day Sixty Nine – Let Us Consider Our Ways

Do we really stop to consider the way we live our lives?  Are we a society that is consumed with doing our own thing; out for self fulfillment?  It seems that way at times.  Whether we like to admit it or not there is evil in the world.  The only thing is who determines what …

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Execute the Judgment of Truth

"Again the word of the LORD of hosts came to me, saying, ‘Thus saith the LORD of Hosts; I was jealous for Zion with great jealousy, and I was jealous for her with great fury. ‘Thus saith the LORD; I am returned unto Zion, and will dwell in the midst of Jerusalem: and Jerusalem shall …

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…They Turned From Their Evil Way…

"And the word of the LORD came unto Jonah the second time, saying, ‘Arise, go unto Nineveh, that great city, and preach unto it the preaching that I bid thee.’ So Jonah arose, and went unto Nineveh, according to the word of the LORD. Now Nineveh was an exceeding great city of three days' journey. …

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…Go No More Astray From Me…

"Then came certain of the elders of Israel unto me, and sat before me. And the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, ‘Son of man, these men have set up their idols in their heart, and put the stumblingblock of their iniquity before their face: should I be enquired of at all by them? Therefore …

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