Joel is the second of the Minor Prophets. Joel's name means "_______ is God."
Joel warned the people of the Southern Kingdom of _____ of coming judgment and urged them to repent and turn to God.
The main theme of the book is the ___ of the Lord" is coming.
Joel compared the ______ plague that had devastated the land to an invading army, "powerful and without number; it has the teeth of a ____, the fangs of a lioness" (1:6).
He called the people to repent, "For the day of the Lord is near; it will come like ___________ from the Almighty" (1:15).
Joel told them, "Return to the Lord your God, for he is ________ and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in ____" (2:13).
In response, the Lord said, "'I will drive the ________ army far from you'" (2:20).
He told Israel that He would repay them for the _____ the locusts had eaten. They would have plenty to eat and would praise the name of the Lord, who had worked _______ for them.
The Lord said, "'Afterward, I will pour out my ______ on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your ___ men will dream dreams, your _____ men will see visions. Even on my servants, both men and women, I will pour out my Spirit in those days'" (2:28-29).
Chapter 3 talks about a coming "day of the Lord" when the _______ will be judged for their mistreatment of God's people.
"'Judah will be inhabited _______ and Jerusalem through all generations. Their bloodguilt, which I have not pardoned, I will ______'" (3:17, 20-21).
Memory Verse: "Do not fret because of evil men or be envious of the wicked" (Proverbs 24:19).
Go to the Word
Match each Scripture reference below with the correct verse, and then fill in the missing words.
Joel 2:6 Joel 3:20 Joel 2:30 Joel 2:12
Joel 3:3 Joel 3:16 Joel 3:14 Joel 1:14
"At the _____ of them, nations are in _______; every face turns pale." Joel ______
"'They cast ____ for my people and traded boys for prostitutes; they sold Joel ______
girls for wine that they might drink.'"
"'Judah will be _________ forever and Jerusalem through all generations.'" Joel ______
"'The Lord will ____ from Zion and thunder from Jerusalem; the earth Joel ______
and the sky will tremble. But the Lord will be a ______ for his people, a
stronghold for the people of Israel .'"
"'I will show _______ in the heavens and on the earth, _____ and fire and Joel ______
billows of smoke.'"
"Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of ________! For the day of the Lord Joel ______
is near in the valley of ________."
"'Even now,' declares the Lord, 'return to me with all your _____, with Joel ______
fasting and weeping and ________.'"
"Declare a holy ____; call a sacred assembly." Joel ______
By: Warren Simmons