Our Blessed Hope
April 25, 2021

Our Blessed Hope

Passage: Joel 3

I. Introduction• The Plague of Locusts was a foreshadow and a type of the coming judgement of God on the sinful world• The Prophet Joel switched his gear and brought the people of God in his times to the future; To have a snapshot of the end of the world in chapter 3.II. Final Judgements on the Nations vv. 2-16aA. The reason for judgment vv. 2-6B. The execution of judgement vv. 7-12C. The result of judgement vv. 13-16aIII. Blessed Hope for the Saints vv. 1, 16b-21A. The ingathering of the saints vv. 1B. The refuge of the saints vv. 16b-17C. The nurture of the saints vv. 18-21IV. ConclusionA. “Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.” Romans 12.12B. “And everyone who thus hopes in him purifies himself as he is pure.” 1 John 3.3