Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again [anew], he cannot see the kingdom of God.” (John 3:3) The Christian concept of being born again
Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage. – Galatians 5: 1 Several states in America have enacted a stand your
Therefore if the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed. – John 8: 36. Apparently, the freedom which you get from Christ is like no other freedom. When Christ makes you free, you
Jehovah is his God. (1.) The oldest of Samuel’s two sons appointed by him as judges in Beersheba (1 Sam. 8:2). (See “VASHNI.) (2.) A descendant of Reuben (1 Chr. 5:4, 8). (3.) One” of David’s famous warriors (1 Chr. 11:38). (4.) A Levite of the “family of Gershom (1 Chr. 15:7, 11). (5.) 1 Chr. 7:3. (6.) 1” Chr. 27:20. (7.) The second of the twelve minor prophets. He was the son of Pethuel. His personal history is only known from his book.
“Joel was probably a resident in Judah, as his commission was to” that people. He makes frequent mention of Judah and Jerusalem “(1:14; 2:1, 15, 32; 3:1, 12, 17, 20, 21).” “He probably flourished in the reign of Uzziah (about B.C. 800), and was contemporary with Amos and Isaiah. “The contents of this book are, (1.) A prophecy of a great public “calamity then impending over the land, consisting of a want of” water and an extraordinary plague of locusts (1:1-2:11). (2.) The prophet then calls on his countrymen to repent and to turn “to God, assuring them of his readiness to forgive (2:12-17), and” foretelling the restoration of the land to its accustomed “fruitfulness (18-26). (3.) Then follows a Messianic prophecy,” “quoted by Peter (Acts 2:39). (4.) Finally, the prophet foretells” portents and judgments as destined to fall on the enemies of God “(ch. 3, but in the Hebrew text 4).”
Definition of Joel: “he that wills or commands”
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