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Joel 2:18-32 – November 9, 2018

THE lord will pour out his spirit

Read Joel 2:18-32

  1. How does Joel 2:18 describe the LORD?
  2. What are some phrases/themes in this passage that are also in Joel 1–2:17?
    1. What is different about these phrases?
  3. In Joel 2:18–26, what is the reason the LORD turns from judgment?
  4. What are the promises the LORD makes to his people in this passage?
    1. In what ways does the LORD promise to be with his people in this passage? (e.g. Joel 2:28–29)


  1. What are some New Testament passages that quote this passage?
    1. How do the New Testament authors interpret it?
  2. What does this passage tell us about the character of God?
  3. How can we praise God from this passage?
  4. Pray for members of the church based on Joel 2:18–32.
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Psalm 23 - July 6th 2018

The LORD is my shepherd

Read Psalm 23

  1. What does David teach us about God?
    1. What is God like? (Unpack the metaphor - what is a shepherd like? What do they do?)
    2. What does he do?
    3. Why does he do it?
  2. What do we learn about David?
    1. Where is he? (consider his situation(s), and what these poetic descriptions indicate)
    2. Where does God lead him?
    3. How does he feel?
  3. What is David's hope or confidence, and why?


  1. How does this apply to us since we are not David?
  2. How does David's hope become our hope?
  3. How does this point to/relate to Jesus Christ?