Bible Messages

The Message of Joel

21 March, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

Joel is one of the most important Prophets of the Tanach, not only being significant for what one understands regarding the Day of the LORD or Yom ADONAI, but also for what one expects in the Last Days regarding the outpouring of the Holy Spirit upon God’s people. Perhaps because of its shortness, being only three chapters, Messianics today really do not focus a great deal of attention to Joel and his message(s) for us. In too many cases, our encounters with Joel are with a quote here or a quote there, possibly only in a song we might sing, […]

Joel

Book of Joel

1 November, 2016 J.K. McKee 0

reproduced from A Survey of the Tanach for the Practical Messianic Approximate date: 800s-600s B.C.E. (Right, some conservative-moderate); 600s-400s B.C.E. (some conservative moderate; Left) Time period: impending invasion of the Land of Israel by foreign enemies Author(s): Joel and/or a close associate (Right, conservative-moderate); Joel, writers and editors (Left) Location of prophet/author(s): Judah and Jerusalem (Right, some conservative-moderate); somewhere in the Land of Israel (some conservative-moderate, Left) Target audience and their location: Southern Kingdom Israelites Theological Summary: The name Joel, or Yo’el means “the LORD is God.” Little is known of Joel the man,[1] as virtually nothing is stated in […]