January 8, 2017 - Joel: Introduction

Sermon Text: Selected Scriptures

Sermon Title: "Covenant and Curses: The Background to the Book of Joel"

Scripture Reading: Ephesians 1:15-23

 

Outline:

Five questions concerning God's covenants with Israel:

1. What is a covenant? (Gen 9:8-11; 15:9-21)

2. What were the conditions of the covenant? (Exod 19--24; Deut 5:32-33; 27--28)

3. Was Israel faithful to the covenant? (Joshua; Judges; 1 & 2 Samuel; 1 & 2 Kings; Deut 4:25-28; 28:63-64)

4. Was Israel’s infidelity to the covenant inevitable? (Deut 5:29; 29:4)

5. Is there any hope for Israel after their inevitable covenant infidelity? (Deut 4:29-31; 30:1-10)

Posted on January 8, 2017 .