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Joel 1:13

Joel 1:13

The book of Joel begins with his deep lament over the formerly fruitful land of Israel. The prophet visualises progressive swarms of locusts invading the beautiful land and devastating the vineyard and fig-groves. He understood this to be a warning to God's people that their gross apostasy and rebellion against the Lord would not go unpunished.

Joel foresaw a time of unprecedented severity approaching and even announced that the read more...