TLCC CARE Sheet 3/27/11 "When a King Forgets God" Sermon 8 of 8


Describe a notable story of “high school jealousy” that you can recall.  Who was jealous of whom?  Here is a true tragic story that took place in my Cousin’s children’s school this past Friday.

Title: “The Lord’s Jealousy & Pity

Text: Joel 2:18 (The book of Joel)


  1. What types of crisis and tragedies was Joel warning were going to take place because of Israel’s leaving God for other loyalties?  Joel 1:1-4; 10-12; 16-20; 2:2-10
  2. How did God describe his criticism of Israel? 2:12-13
  3. For an introduction of studying the Minor Prophets you might spend some time on Savelle’s page.
  4. How did God describe his passion for Israel? 2:18
  5. Is it possible for jealousy to be a positive thing?
  6. What is a “Solemn Assembly?” Joel 1:14 Who all was to participate in the “Solemn Assembly”? 1:2, 5, 13, 14
  7. How did Jesus describe his passion for Israel? Mt. 23:37-38
  8. How does picture his passion for finding the Lost? Lk. 15:4-7
  9. How does Jesus describe his passion for Christians that have kept him at a distance? Rev. 3:14-20

10. What did God say He would do eventually? Joel 2:21-32


11. What all has been suggested could be an idol today?

12. In what way did God and Jesus show their pity (empathy) toward our weakened condition?  He. 2:17-18

13.  What illustrative pictures are used to describe the level of grief people would have once God’s judgment was clearly felt? Joel 1:5, 8, 10-13, 16-20

14.  When was at least one the events that fulfilled Joel’s prophecy described? (See Joel 2:28-32 & Acts 2:15-21)


15.  What did God want Israel “to know”? Joel 2:27;  3:17

16.   What does God want the church “to know”? Rev. 2:2, 9, 13, 19, 23, 3:1, 3, 8, 15


Title: “TLCC – Love, Learn, Light!”

Text: Colossians 1:9-14

  1. Who are we to love?
  2. What are we to learn?
  3. In what ways are we to be a light?