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WCF.M1.L54 - World Christian Foundations Study Guide

Objectives: To be able to...
  • State the theme of the books of Joel and Obadiah.
  • Cite five characteristics of the message of the “Day of the Lord.”
  • Define the word “near” in its biblical meaning.
  • Trace the theme of repentance in the book of Joel.
  • List the five theological themes of the “Day of the Lord.”


Assignments:
  • Introduction
  • Winter, ed: WCF Module One Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 205-206Lesson 54 Introduction

  • General
  • Kaiser: The Christian and the “Old” Testament
  • 162-172The Theology of the Day of the Lord

  • Winter, ed: WCF Module One Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 206-207Lesson 54 Review

  • Research
  •  ATLA Religion Database

  • King: “The Day of the Lord in Zephaniah”
  • 16-32Bibliotheca Sacra (Jan-Mar 1995) vol 152

  • Optional
  • Mandryk: Operation World: The Definitive Prayer Guide for Every Nation 7th Edition
  • 162-166Brazil

  • Language
  • Hebrew Lessons
  •  Hebrew 54
Personal Response, Intellectual Journal, Notes



Reflection Questions
  • List the main characteristics and five theological themes of the “Day of the Lord.”


  • Identify the key verse in Joel 3 which signals a reversal in the people’s situation. To what can the reversal be attributed?


  • How is the theme of repentance developed in the book of Joel?


  • What is the biblical meaning of the word “near” in the minor prophets?


Notes