The American Wisdom Series

Pamphlet 1320 Joel kc 2-5

Most "Baby Boomers" are still spiritual babies. It is a fitting title indeed!

Joel 1:17
The seed is rotten under their clods, the garners are laid desolate, the barns are broken down; for the corn is withered.
[18] How do the beasts groan! the herds of cattle are perplexed, because they have no pasture; yea, the flocks of sheep are made desolate.
"Where's the Beef?", asked Clara! Hey, they all have "Mad Cow" disease. There is much religious and spiritual confusion among our people today! And no wonder! The churches do not provide any green pasture nor do they put any food in the troughs for the sheep to come and eat and so the sheep are spiritually scrawny and desolate.Then too, many churches and pastors spend half their time, when they could be feeding the sheep, beating them over their heads to get them to empty their pocketbooks into the church treasuries. They do not believe God's people will pay their way when they receive good meals. Well, I guess guilt trips and false promises of prosperity tied to "giving" is about the only way to get starving sheep to willingly donate their wool, isn't it? 

To that end, this ministry never asks for one dime from anyone.

[19] O LORD, to thee will I cry: for the fire hath devoured the pastures of the wilderness, and the flame hath burned all the trees of the field.
We will discuss this "fire" in more detail when we get to Joel 2:3. Just know for now that it is "spiritual fire" for it burns up all the pastures and all the trees of the field, which are what? Tall brown things with branches and leaves? No! They are people!!!!!
[20] The beasts of the field cry also unto thee: for the rivers of waters are dried up, and the fire hath devoured the pastures of the wilderness.
In other words, this consumption is worldwide, global, international. ALL the living beings, all the peoples of the whole wide world ( are consumed by the "fire" that devours the pastures and the trees! It is written that "all the world will wonder after the beast (Rev. 13:3)" "which deceiveth the whole world (Rev. 12:9)".

The question is: "If you have eyes to see and ears to hear and you know that "Day of the LORD" is coming, what should you do about it?"
Stick around and find out!
Meanwhile, take some trumpet lessons!

To study the Bible is the noblest of all pursuits; to understand it, the highest of all goals.
We pray that with the guidance of the Holy Spirit, you accomplish both.

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