Tag Archives: Joel 1

disaster and destiny

Joel 1:15-20 (JDV) Joel 1:15 Tragedy on that day! You see, the day of Yahveh is near and will come as a destructive storm from the Almighty. Joel 1:16 Hasn’t the food been cut off before our eyes, joy and … Continue reading

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worship disrupted

Joel 1:13-14 (JDV) Joel 1:13 Wrap yourselves in sackcloth and passionately demonstrate your sorrow, you priests; yell, you ministers of the altar. Come and spend the night in sackcloth, you ministers of my God, because grain and drink offerings are … Continue reading

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invitation to grieve

Joel 1:7-12 (JDV) Joel 1:7 It1 has desolated2 my grapevine and splintered my fig tree. It has stripped off its bark and thrown it away; its branches have turned white. Joel 1:8 Grieve like a young woman wrapped3 in sackcloth, … Continue reading

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from locusts to lions

Joel 1:5-6 (JDV) Joel 1:5 Wake up, you drunkards, and weep; yell,1 all you wine drinkers, over the sweet wine, because it has been cut off from your mouth. Joel 1:6 You see, a nation has invaded my land, powerful … Continue reading

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things getting worse

Joel 1:1-4 (JDV) Joel 1:1 The word of Yahveh1 that came to Joel son of Pethuel: Joel 1:2 Hear this, you elders; listen, all you who live2 in the land.3 Has anything like this ever happened in your days or … Continue reading

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no matter what

Joel 1 Are we willing to listen to the LORD, even when his good news is preceded by bad news?  Joel predicted a series of horrible disasters that would disrupt the society and devastate the people.  Yet, this too was … Continue reading

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