Pastor's Sunday School Class

It Shall Come to Pass (Joel 2:21-32) Spring 2019

IT SHALL COME TO PASS

JOEL 2:21- 32

            I. MARVELOUS THINGS (vs. 21-24)

           a. What is different between verse 1 and verse 21? ___________________________________

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           b. Verse 21 marks a transition from the devastation of the locusts to the beginning of restoration

           from the Lord. Why is the Lord restoring the people and land? ___________________________

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c. Why is the restoration of the vines and trees remarkable (ch. 1:7)? _____________________

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d. The former and latter rain ensured that the grain had a good start and a good finish. What

does God accomplish for Israel by this? ______________________________________________

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II. I WILL RESTORE (vs. 25-27)

a. What does God promise Israel to restore? __________________________________________

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b. In a broader sense vs. 25 could also include the squandered years when Israel lived in rebellion

to God. In a spiritual sense does God do this for us? _____________________________________

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c. In contrast to the times when Israel was blessed and in their abundance forgot God what will

happen with God’s blessing now? ___________________________________________________

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d. Has verse 27 been accomplished yet? ______________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________

III. AFTERWARD (vs. 28-32)

a. Where do we see a partial fulfillment of vs 28-32? ____________________________________

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            b. When will this passage find ultimate fulfillment? _____________________________________

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            c. How does Paul in Romans 10:13 tie God’s truth to this Old Testament passage? ____________

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IV. APPLICATION: What is the promise for everyone who calls on the name of the Lord? ____________

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