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Number of Pages : 266 Pages
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  • Jules
    2019-01-25 12:15

    Joel is another prophet. The main focus of this book is on a plague of locusts. My overall conclusion is that I'm not too keen on locusts now.In January 2015 I set myself the challenge to read the complete Bible within a year. I discovered that was an unrealistic challenge, and decided to pick up my Bible as and when I felt ready to read more of it. Here is a link to all the reviews in my Bible challenge so far:

  • Shantelle
    2019-01-28 10:12

    Another good read! Sobering, yet encouraging. God is holy and just ... and He will take care of His children!

  • Fables&Wren
    2019-01-24 13:20

    WrensReads Review:I have always been a Christian. I was brought up in a Christian home, I had Sunday school every Sunday and Wednesday night church every, well, Wednesday. I went to church camps, I was baptized, and I went to Christian school and even had those corny cartoon illustrations of Bible Stores on tape.So why is it that I have never fully read the Bible?You would think being the brought-up Christian I am that I would have. I mean I said I had before. I even told people I have read it thirty times! I was a liar. I have never read the whole thing, though I think I know 99.99% of the stories in the Bible.So my challenge to myself, which started on October 18th, 2015, is to read the whole Bible within a year.Cute, right?No. It’s an actual commitment and I am ashamed to say it is a difficulty. It’s more than just reading the Bible; it’s about understanding and putting it to great work.I am not a know it all Christian. I am not a stuck up Christian. I still think of myself as a baby Christian in all honest because there is so much I still don’t understand and still don’t know. I mess up, like a lot; the difference is: I own up to it. With that being said, I missed like three days and had to double up a lot because I get tired and lazy and stupid. Mostly stupid.So here is my review of Joel. Another short review but very sobering yet encouraging. I felt as if it was pointing straight at me at points.WrensReads | Goodreads | Twitter | Instagram

  • Joan Haughton
    2019-01-30 09:12

    JOEL CHAPTER 2:Blow ye the trumpet in Zion, and sound an alarm in my holy mountain: let all the inhabitants of the land tremble: for the day of the Lord cometh, for it is nigh at hand;2 A day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of thick darkness, as the morning spread upon the mountains: a great people and a strong; there hath not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after it, even to the years of many generations.3 A fire devoureth before them; and behind them a flame burneth: the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; yea, and nothing shall escape them.4 The appearance of them is as the appearance of horses; and as horsemen, so shall they run.5 Like the noise of chariots on the tops of mountains shall they leap, like the noise of a flame of fire that devoureth the stubble, as a strong people set in battle array.6 Before their face the people shall be much pained: all faces shall gather blackness.7 They shall run like mighty men; they shall climb the wall like men of war; and they shall march every one on his ways, and they shall not break their ranks:8 Neither shall one thrust another; they shall walk every one in his path: and when they fall upon the sword, they shall not be wounded.9 They shall run to and fro in the city; they shall run upon the wall, they shall climb up upon the houses; they shall enter in at the windows like a thief.10 The earth shall quake before them; the heavens shall tremble: the sun and the moon shall be dark, and the stars shall withdraw their shining:11 And the Lord shall utter his voice before his army: for his camp is very great: for he is strong that executeth his word: for the day of the Lord is great and very terrible; and who can abide it?12 Therefore also now, saith the Lord, turn ye even to me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning:13 And rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn unto the Lord your God: for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repenteth him of the evil.14 Who knoweth if he will return and repent, and leave a blessing behind him; even a meat offering and a drink offering unto the Lord your God?15 Blow the trumpet in Zion, sanctify a fast, call a solemn assembly:16 Gather the people, sanctify the congregation, assemble the elders, gather the children, and those that suck the breasts: let the bridegroom go forth of his chamber, and the bride out of her closet.17 Let the priests, the ministers of the Lord, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Spare thy people, O Lord, and give not thine heritage to reproach, that the heathen should rule over them: wherefore should they say among the people, Where is their God?18 Then will the Lord be jealous for his land, and pity his people.19 Yea, the Lord will answer and say unto his people, Behold, I will send you corn, and wine, and oil, and ye shall be satisfied therewith: and I will no more make you a reproach among the heathen:20 But I will remove far off from you the northern army, and will drive him into a land barren and desolate, with his face toward the east sea, and his hinder part toward the utmost sea, and his stink shall come up, and his ill savour shall come up, because he hath done great things.21 Fear not, O land; be glad and rejoice: for the Lord will do great things.22 Be not afraid, ye beasts of the field: for the pastures of the wilderness do spring, for the tree beareth her fruit, the fig tree and the vine do yield their strength.23 Be glad then, ye children of Zion, and rejoice in the Lord your God: for he hath given you the former rain moderately, and he will cause to come down for you the rain, the former rain, and the latter rain in the first month.24 And the floors shall be full of wheat, and the vats shall overflow with wine and oil.25 And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the cankerworm, and the caterpiller, and the palmerworm, my great army which I sent among you.26 And ye shall eat in plenty, and be satisfied, and praise the name of the Lord your God, that hath dealt wondrously with you: and my people shall never be ashamed.27 And ye shall know that I am in the midst of Israel, and that I am the Lord your God, and none else: and my people shall never be ashamed.28 And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions:29 And also upon the servants and upon the handmaids in those days will I pour out my spirit.30 And I will shew wonders in the heavens and in the earth, blood, and fire, and pillars of smoke.31 The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and terrible day of the Lord come.32 And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be delivered: for in mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, as the Lord hath said, and in the remnant whom the Lord shall call.BLESS THE NAME OF JESUS!

  • Royce Ratterman
    2019-02-20 13:14

    I found this work of immense interest and importance.The compilation of historical accounts, wisdom & proverbial insights, and thought provoking texts, along with descriptive and informative footnotes, are of great value.Explanations, including varying scholarly views depicting the material related in this book, are available for each of the 66 individual books of the Bible.This book is but one of the individual 66 books/letters which were written by forty different authors over at least 1500 years in three different languages on three different continents, which comprise the Bible.Read for life-related reasons and personal research.Overall, a great resource for the researcher, enthusiast, and devotee.

  • Theresa
    2019-02-09 08:57

    This 3 chapter minor prophet book is a little more encouraging than the previous book. God has some blessings and positive promises to proclaim. Fave verse: Joel 2:2. I like the way the dark description of the day sounds.

  • Courtney
    2019-02-13 10:04

    The reading of God's Word is so remarkable that there is nothing that I can say to make it any better. Please, if you are a lost soul, turn to God! He can heal you and give you the greatest peace that you will ever know!

  • Joan Haughton
    2019-02-04 17:04

    Joel 2:23 - Rejoice, you people of Jerusalem! Rejoice in the Lord your God! For the rain he sends demonstrates his faithfulness. Once more the autumn rains will come, as well as the rains of spring. Joel 2:28–32: The Lord’s Promise of His Spirit “Then, after doing all those things, I will pour out my Spirit upon all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy. Your old men will dream dreams, and your young men will see visions. In those days I will pour out my Spirit even on servants—men and women alike. And I will cause wonders in the heavens and on the earth— blood and fire and columns of smoke. 31 The sun will become dark, and the moon will turn blood red before that great and terrible* day of the Lord arrives. But everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved, for some on Mount Zion in Jerusalem will escape, just as the Lord has said. These will be among the survivors whom the Lord has called. Bless the name of Jesus!Merged review:The word of the Lord that came to Joel the son of Pethuel. Bless the name of Jesus!

  • Brian Schiebout
    2019-01-31 11:03

    Joel is the twenty-ninth book in the Bible. It is inspired by God. Joel tells how God is judging Israel by using a locust plague. After describing this plague in detail, the prophet Joel proceeds to pronounce judgment upon Israel's enemies while telling the people that if they trust the Lord they will be spared on the day of judgment. This is important because it gives us confidence that because we are the Lord's servants that we will not be destroyed. While it may appear that we are being destroyed in the present, in the future if continue to praise the Lord and to serve him we will be spared. The Lord may take away all of our food and seem bent on destroying us but he will make us safe in the long run after his corrections of us have been made. The Lord gives all we need and will protect us from ourselves.

  • Maida
    2019-02-03 15:19

    Re-read April 27, 2015

  • Whitney
    2019-02-10 13:55

    Beautifully written. All about mercy, repentance, and hope!