Studies

Study of the Prophets #36: Joel (Conclusion)

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Study of the Prophets #36: Joel (Conclusion) Last week we learned that the Valley of Decision/Jehoshaphat/Judgment, is the same as Har Meggido where HaShem will judge the nations after the Millennial Reign. Now Joel, describes the winepress; a terribly awesome event. The conclusion of the book describes the final triumph of… Read more »

Study of the Prophets #35: Joel (Cont.)

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Study of the Prophets #35: Joel (Cont.)   Before we move to Chapter 4, the last chapter in the book of Joel, I want to cover a couple of points about the early and latter rains in Chapter 2:21. The wintertime of world history began with Yahshua’s first event. Believers were… Read more »

Study of the Prophets# 34: Joel (Cont.)

                               Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue                              Study of the Prophets #34: Joel (Cont.) Last week we were introduced to the “good news” related to the disastrous invasion of locusts in Joel’s time and the future invasion of Jerusalem by a consolidated military force. However, he good news, restoration and healing of the land and… Read more »

Study of the Prophets #33: Joel (Cont.)

                          Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue                           Study of the Prophets #33: Joel (Cont.) After all of the bad news about the invasion on Jerusalem due to her sins, we now turn to a description of G-d’s mercy and unmerited kindness (chesed) towards His people. We begin with Chapter 2:18; “Then HaShem will take up the… Read more »

Study of the Prophets #32: Joel (Cont.)

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Study of the Prophets #32: Joel (Cont.) ** This lesson will cover the next 2 weeks due to the extensive amount of information. Please keep any copies you print for both sessions. We begin with Chapter 2:15-16 “Blow a shofar in Zion; decree a fast; call an assembly; gather the people;… Read more »

Study of the Prophets #31: Joel (Cont.)

                    Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue                        Study of the Prophets #31: Joel (Cont.) Tonight we continue with Chapter 2 at verse 5-10: “With a noise like chariots they leap on the mountaintops, like the sound of a flaming fire consuming straw; like a mighty people arrayed for battle. The locusts/armies will raise such noise as… Read more »

Study of the Prophets #30: Joel (Cont.)

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Study of the Prophets #30: Joel (Cont.)   This week we begin with Chapter 2 and the bad news continues: “Blow the shofar in Zion and sound the trumpet on My holy mountain! Let all the inhabitants of the land tremble; for the day of HaShem has come; it is near-a… Read more »

Study of the Prophets #29: Joel (Cont.)

                                    Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue                                   Study of the Prophets #29: Joel (Cont.) We begin at Chapter 1:8, continuing the discussion about the devastation that is about to come to the land during the time of Joel and in the future before the Day of the L-rd. You can review the previous verses and the… Read more »

Study of the Prophets #28: Joel (Cont.)

                       Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue                                    Study of the Prophets #28: Joel (Cont.) The opening verses repeatedly warn the people to share the catastrophic event of the locust scourge of the past, resulting in a devastating famine. This was decreed by G-d for the sins of the Israelites. Joel is beseeching the people to repent… Read more »

Study of the Prophets #27: Joel (Introduction)

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue                               Study of the Prophets #27: Joel “YHVH is Elohim”                                                      (Introduction) Joel is known as one of the writing prophets; those G-d used to write books. As such, few of the writing prophets appear in the historical books of the Old Testament to provide information to as to their… Read more »