Notes on Joel

JOEL 1:1-2:17  -  ‘Joel’ means ‘the Lord is God’. The Lord is our God. He is ‘gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love...’. Let us ‘return to the Lord our God’. Let us ‘return to Him with all our heart’. Let us look to Him for His ‘blessing’ (2:12-14). Alongside God’s promise …

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Barth’s Theme – “Not I but Christ”

Karl Barth is not the Name. Jesus, for salvation, came. Barth points us to the One, Jesus Christ, God’s only Son. If Barth were here today, I think he would still say, Look from Barth, look away. Look to Jesus, he would say. Karl Barth spoke of Christ’s grace. Yes! Karl Barth knew his place. …

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