Big Idea of the Series: This is a series on the Old Testament Minor Prophets. Each week will focus on one prophet and their story or message. Common themes will run throughout these twelve prophets in Israel’s history, and a primary theme is restoration. Though the prophets often brought words of judgment, they also spoke words of hope and ultimate renewal.
Text: Joel 1:1–3:21
Topics: Judgment, Repentance, Compassion, Healing, Sovereignty
Big Idea of the Message: God is the sovereign Judge and Savior of the universe.
Application Point: The proper response to God’s judgment is repentance, which is a means to the restoring and healing power of God.