Lessons from the Locust Plagues: Joel

150 Lessons from the Locust Plagues: Joel

This class will examine the historical, archaeological, agricultural and theological background to the book of Joel in the Bible.  In the first two chapters, Joel is describing at least three locust infestations to Judah and Jerusalem.  This is one of the curses promised by the Mosaic Law for the disobedience of the people of God.  The doctrine of God’s chastening will be discussed (Proverbs 3:11-12; cf. Heb. 12;5-11).  There will also be a discussion of the phrase “Day of the LORD” which is prominent in Joel.  The class will go verse-by-vers through the book.
   Fulfills Advanced Certificate Bible elective or Advanced Certificate any department elective.