It isnt spiteful hate, but gods response to stubbornly unrepented of sin that has caused untold misery and suffering among humans. And on that day will justice triumph, on that day will all be free. It will come about also in that day that a great trumpet will be blown, and those who were perishing in the land of assyria and who were scattered in the land of egypt will come and worship the lord in the holy mountain at. Book of joel overview insight for living ministries. This morning we return to our study of 1 thessalonians. Jan 02, 2020 for the day of the lord is near in the valley of decision joel 3. The tribulation and the second coming of christ to end the tribulations, those are all associated with the day of the lord, the day of jehovah. For the day of the lord is near in the valley of decision joel 3. John, who recorded what he saw in vision, begins by explaining whose revelation it was it was the revelation of jesus christ, which god the father gave him, revelation 1. I now understand the correlation between this liberty of being in. It was no feat, therefore, for him to design the book of revelation to be applicable primarily to the lords day, that is, the day of the lordthe time that is shortly to be upon us. Day of the lord, god, christ, the bible study tools.
The day of the lord is at hand, has to be one if not the most important book for believers to read in these end times. Joel reflects on the day of the lord and how true repentance will bring about the great restoration hoped for in the other prophetic books. In this case, it refers primarily to gods impending time of judgment on the nation of judah. The day of the lord refers to the day of gods wrath and judgment upon this world.
Since the lords day and the day of the lord, or day of yahweh are the same event, and the book of revelation reveals a series of events that will occur over many days, we have our first clue that the lords day is not a mere 24hour day, but a longer, predetermined period of time. All paulinic literature is especially suffused with this longing for. All creation will rise to dance and sing the glory of the lord. In 1 thessalonians 5 the day of the lord is used in the sense of an extended period of time, but having the characteristics of a twentyfour hour day.
The dominant theme of the book is the day of the lord, which the prophet sees approaching as a consequence of the sins of judah. The lords day is the first book that introduces harry jones. There are two scriptures that at first seems to conflict with the idea of the day of the lord being one single 24 hour day, so we will consider those shortly, but before we do, we have to talk about a thousand year break or intermission in the day of the lord before the events of the day of the lord can be fully completed. The book of joels importance to the canon of scripture stems from its being the first to develop an oftmentioned biblical idea. We saw that the great day of gods wrath was announced at the end of the sixth seal rev. The book of revelation describes the day of the lord as an apocalyptic time of gods almighty wrath, which comes upon those who are deemed.
The new testament also calls the day of the lord a day of wrath, a day of visitation, and the great day of god the almighty revelation 16. The major theme of the book of revelationthe day of the lordis introduced in the very beginning of this final book of the bible. Researched thoroughly, this work insightfully ties biblical prophesy with world events, expounding on truth often overlooked or. Book of zephaniah overview insight for living ministries. Why will the peoples of the earth, in the day of the lord, believe that christ has come from the father. Amid all the pomp and show, former cabinet member and military hero harry jones is handling some distressing news in his personal life.
My prayer is that the book will have the same effect and make a positive contribution by helping seeking people to meet the lord jesus, and by motivating the children of god to be. In the locust plague he sees a judgment of god for the present, and in it a prophecy of the day of the lord to come. Therefore, christians must pass through the tribulation in order to watch for the day of the lord. Generally speaking, of course, it refers to the time when the day of man, or the times of the gentiles, will be brought to an end and the lord alone shall be exalted isa. Although christ lived in a specific historical milieu, and though knowledge of the forces at work in it furthers an understanding of him, guardini states that a biography of christ is practicable only within. Stanton has devoted the whole of chapter 4 in his book to the day of the lord, in which he distinguishes between that and the day of christ. It may surprise some of you, but jesus christ, the lamb of god, will be wrathful. Day of the lord definition of day of the lord by merriamwebster. The day of the lord is a biblical term and theme used in both the hebrew bible. This volume covers the great deception many christians fall under concerning the false rapture theology. Undoubtedly, we are in the opening phases of it, the preparation for it. The bible indicates that tremendous events are ahead for the world. You said, this locust plague, a day of the lord, not the day of the lord, a day of the lord wasnt gods final dealings with the people of judah.
As a student of the holy scriptures for the past 42 years, looking back on my church days, i realized i was in slavery, bondage and prison. Joel and the day of the lord of all the prophets, joel, in his book, makes the idea of the day of jehovah more central than any. Rapture day of the lord all about resurrection for believers ithess. Does god care about all of the evil humans perpetrate in our world, and if so, what is he doing about it. In this video, we trace the different ways that god confronts human evil and the even. Benjamin baruch expounds on the prophesies of daniel, jeremiah, isaiah and johns revelation as well as other prophetic warnings in the scriptures. To the great surprise of those who listened, the prophet declared that the day of the lord would be a day of doom, even for gods people see zeph. To a posttribulationist, the day of the lord and the day of christ are synonymous terms, and refer to the last day of this present age, when jesus. This book, the day of the lord, is the result of 22 messages that were broadcast by radio tygerberg in cape town with great blessing and tremendous positive reaction. God will make visible his rule of righteousness by calling for an accounting by the nations.
The day of the lord occurs at the end of the tribulation see revelation 6. Day of the lord yahweh international standard bible. Refrain in the day of the lord, the sun will shine like the dawn of eternal day. The lords day is a great blessing, and christians who do not keep it, deprive themselves greatly. The day of the lord and the day of christ studies in the book. The cry on the day of the lord will be bitter, the shouting of the warrior there. That day will be a day of wrath, a day of distress and anguish, a day of trouble and ruin, a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and blackness zephaniah 2.
The day of the lord is at hand navigates the reader through end time warnings to help the sincere christian prepare for the coming of the lord. Many old and new testament prophecies describe the coming day of the lord, including those of the seven trumpets in revelation 811. First thessalonians chapter 5, we now begin the last chapter in thi. The day of the lord is at hand by benjamin baruch nook book. The day of the lord there are some rather stark differences between the zcatching away, what has come to be known as the rapture, and the climatic event known as the day of the lord. What will all the peoples of the earth behold in the day of the lord. For this is the day of the lord god of hosts, a day of vengeance, that he may avenge him of his adversaries. In descriptive terms, joel presented the destiny of the nations as they relate to israel in the day of the lord. The day of the lord is near, the day when destruction comes from t he almighty.
The rapture that paul referred to is after the tribulation. What will be true of the victorious saints in the day of the lord. The day of the lord and the day of christ 4 confirmed unto the end, that ye may be blameless in the day of our lord jesus christ i corinthians 5. The day of the lord gods wrath on the unbelievers the day of christ. The prophesied day of the lord telecasts tomorrows world. The day of the lord is at hand was written to reveal the clear message of bible prophecy to the last days church in america, and to help you survive and endure to the end, that you and your household maybe saved from the hour which has finally come upon us. I now truly understand the use of the word liberty. That is, it is a day which begins at midnight or in the darkness, advancing to dawn and then daylight. They create a composite picture of terrible plagues, catastrophic war and a.
This is because the old testament passages referring to the day of the lord often speak of both a near and a far fulfillment, as does much of old testament prophecy. I will sweep away the birds of the air and the fish of the sea. What is the day of the lord and how is it different from the. May 15, 2019 the tribulation and the second coming of christ to end the tribulations, those are all associated with the day of the lord, the day of jehovah. And i would encourage you to open your bible, if you would, to chapter 5. Zephaniah saw in the day of the lord the destruction of his country, his. What is the day of the lord and how is it different from. Gathered under the expression the day of the lord is a large group of prophetic events predicted in both the old and the new testaments. Take your bible, if you will, and lets look at the fourteenth chapter of the book of zechariah zechariah chapter 14.
Behold, the day of the lord is coming, cruel, with fury and burning anger, to make the land a desolation. We all feel the pulling of the spirit to come closer but most of us do not understand our role during these times but this book by benjamin baruch gives the needed information and lets us know what the spirit is trying to. It was fully confirmed during the 2018 revision of my book, the day of the lord. The novel opens on lords day, the official opening of the british parliamentary session. The scriptures have much to say about the day of the lord, but precisely what is the day of the lord. The day of the lord the end of this age judgment day compiled by rachel corykuehl, july 2012 last edited june, 2019 scripture from the new king james version unless otherwise noted. The day of christ is the rapture so christians dont face gods wrath zeph 1. In that day the lord will start his threshing from the flowing stream of the euphrates to the brook of egypt, and you will be gathered up one by one, o sons of israel. So well look at the day of the lord first by going all the way back to the book of isaiah chapter 2, and were going to drop in at verse 12.
Following is a brief listing of some of these major differences. Sunday is the lord s day, the day of resurrection, but the day of the lord is something different and we should never confuse these terms. It is the time when god begins to directly assert control over a sinning world. These heavenly signs introduce the day of the lord, the time of gods wrath and judgment on an unthankful, rebellious world. It denotes the consummation of the kingdom of god and the absolute cessation of all attacks upon it isaiah 2. In the lord, guardini wishes to present a correct understanding of jesus by writing about his life and person, with all the limitations which the subject necessarily imposes. The book not just discusses that the sabbath is no longer the seventh day, but now the lords day, the first day of the week, but also makes many practical suggestions for christians, ministers, and churches how to keep it holy. Apr 27, 2017 does god care about all of the evil humans perpetrate in our world, and if so, what is he doing about it. It is said that the day of the lord will come suddenly, like a thief in the night 1 thessalonians 5. I feel that if theres anything that i feel somewhat comfortable with its the. The day of the lord includes a series of cataclysmic events leading up to the return of jesus christ and his forceful suppression of humanitys rebellion against god. In this truly exciting commentary on one of the most neglected and misinterpreted books of the bible, author david levy, a hebrew christian, presents a concise, lucid, nontechnical exposition on such prophetic events as.
These seven trumpets which comprise the seventh seal portray events to take place during the day of the lord. End times the day of the lord october 23, 2011 2 mr. Variously formulated as the day of the lord amos 5. The day of the lord is a day of wrath and retribution isaiah 2. Believing that the day of the lord was a time that god will take vengeance upon israels enemies, israel did not realize that they became gods enemy for their sins against the mosaic covenant. The day of the lord is called the great day of his wrath. God compares the past to the future in the book of joel. The day of the lord, prophesied in both the old and new testaments, is a time of trouble that will befall our world just before.1469 972 186 1168 543 828 901 929 1379 586 1481 11 763 1363 874 1589 1108 58 1319 819 1180 267 154 288 1244 729 100 941 600 1112 1339