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Questions about the Book of Joel

Joel is the twenty-ninth book of the Old Testament. The book of Joel, whose name means “the Lord (Jehovah) is God,” is difficult to date because no Israelite king or foreign nation is mentioned in it. The book of Joel contains a prophecy frequently found in the writings of the prophets, that the Jews shall establish a great nation in Palestine in later times. This book can be divided into three parts: 1) The present chastisement and its removal, 2) The promise of the Spirit, 3) The future deliverance in the coming day of the Lord.The author of this book is Joel. Listed below are questions on the book of Joel. These questions can be used for Sunday school or bible study to help all young converts study the scriptures and may God bless you always.

Joel Chapter 1

1) Who was Joel, according to verse one of this book? (Joel 1:1)

2) What was the prophet’s opening appeal in verses two through four of this book? (Joel 1:2-4)

3) What was the nature of Joel’s call to mourn, according to verses five through thirteen? (Joel 1:5-13)

4) What specific instructions were to be given to all the people in verse fourteen? (Joel 1:14)

5) Why was the locust plague meaningful, according to verses fifteen through twenty of this book? (Joel 1:15-20)

Joel Chapter 2

1) What was significant about the coming Day of the Lord, according to the first eleven verses? (Joel 2:1-11)

2) What was the nation’s only hope against utter destruction in verses twelve through fourteen? (Joel 2:12-14)

3) Why were the people told to congregate in verses fifteen through seventeen of this book? (Joel 2:15-17)

4) What did God promise to do immediately, in response to real repentance in these verses? (Joel 2:18-27)

5) What future deliverance would God provide in verses twenty-eight through thirty-two of this book? (Joel 2:28-32)

6) What part of the book of Acts does the apostle Peter quote the prophecy of Joel? (Joel 2:28-32), (Acts 2:16-21)

Joel Chapter 3

1) How would God judge the nations, according to these verses of this book? (Joel 3:1-16)

2) How would Israel respond to God’s incredible display of power in verse seventeen? (Joel 3:17)

3) What would mark Israel’s ultimate restoration in verses eighteen through twenty-one? (Joel 3:18-21)

Note: I pray that these questions have helped your study and understanding of Gods’ word in the Bible. Please feel free to pass them on to other people if they have helped you.

Your, Brother in Christ

Frank Rose