Not much is known about Joel. He was a prophet whose name means "the Lord is God". He was the son of Pethuel and was a prophet to the Southern Kingdom of Judah.
In this short book, Joel speaks of consequences of not listening and following instructions, regret for wrongdoing and then restoration.
Joel was written as a warning before the Day of the Lord. It also speaks of mercy, grace, forgiveness, and hope for the future.
Lessons for learning from Joel the prophet and Joel the peacock.
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