16 Oct Jonah 1:1 – 2a

1 The word of the LORD came to Jonah son of Amittai: “Go to the great city of Ninevah…”     “NO,” you scream at your mom and dad for the fourth time today! They want you to clean your room, “NO!” They want you to watch...

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14 Oct Joel 2:18

18 Then the Lord will be jealous for his land and take pity on his people. When we repent or turn away from our sin and turn to God, Joel teaches us that good things follow. The list is long, but food, water, and no more...

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13 Oct Joel 2:12 – 13

12 Rend your heart and not your garments. Return to the LORD your God for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love…”     Rend is a fancy word for tear. God wasn’t asking His people to tear up the clothes they...

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12 Oct Joel 2:2b

2 Like dawn spreading across the mountains a large and mighty army comes… Since we don’t have a plain old ordinary army! We have a magnificent, mighty God, and He sent an army of locusts! Ever seen a grasshopper? Picture thousands of grasshoppers eating everything! But...

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11 Oct Joel 1:2a

2 Has anything like this ever happened…     The people of Judah made a mistake. They thought they had fallen on some seriously bad times. Would you say no water, dead trees and fields, no food or grain, and huge swarms of locusts everywhere was bad?...

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10 Oct Joel 1:1

1 The word of the LORD that came to Joel son of Pethuel.   What is the absolute worst way to wake up in the morning? Your parents banging on your door for the 15th time? A blaring alarm clock? God saw that Judah needed a wake-up...

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10 Oct II Kings 17:7

7 All this took place because the Israelites had sinned against the LORD… Remember last week? The Northern Kingdom was destroyed due to sin. As we start this week, Judah is also in crisis. Why? They also have a sin problem! Guess what? We ALL have...

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07 Oct II Kings 17:15b

15 They followed worthless idols, and themselves became worthless. Remember Joshua back in our timeline? In Joshua 24:15 he said, “Choose this day whom you will serve, but as for me and my house we will serve the LORD.” Looks like a good choice to make!...

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06 Oct II Kings 17:9

9 The Israelites secretly did things against the LORD their God that were not right. Do you ever do or say things with your friends you would NEVER think of doing or saying around your parents? How does that feel? Your parents usually find out! God always...

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05 Oct II Kings 17:7

7 “All this took place because the Israelites had sinned against the LORD their God…”    Have you ever been sent to your room because you did the wrong thing? I HAVE! Were you warned before you got in trouble? I WAS TOO! Guess what? The...

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