JOEL

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CHAPTER 1

  1. The army of Babylon who besieged Judah for their last eleven years.
  2. The fields were barren and the fruit trees destroyed.

CHAPTER 2

  1. Yes, if they were to rend their hearts instead of their garments.
  2. God would bless them and restore all that had been destroyed.
  3. His Spirit would come to everyone after the death and resurrection of Jesus. This was first fulfilled on the Day of Pentecost.
  4. There will be no understanding or seeking of God's word.
  5. Those who know God and have been calling on Him, worshiping Him, will be delivered from confusion and darkness. They will have direction and salvation.

CHAPTER 3

  1. This time is when the Lord will judge those nations that have done evil or harm to Israel.