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Book of Joel Summary

Main Idea The book of Joel is a call to God’s people to repent and turn to Him (Joel 1:13-14, 2:12) so that they can experience forgiveness and restoration (Joel 2:25-27) in light of the promise of a future spiritual blessing of salvation (Joel 3:17-19) and of a coming judgment …

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The Book of Lamentations Summary

Main Idea Having witnessed the invasion and destruction of the great city of Jerusalem by the Babylonians, Jeremiah commemorates the sad and needless occasion by composing this lament. Explanation of Main Idea Because of their sin, the people of Judah now faced their long overdue punishment (Lam. 1:5) at the …

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Book of Hosea Summary

Here is the summary of the Book of Hosea… Main Idea This book is an illustration of God’s love for His adulterous people as He calls Hosea to marry a harlot and have children with her (Hosea 1:2), and then to buy her out of slavery (Hosea 3:2), in order …

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Book of Daniel Summary

Here is the summary of the Book of Daniel… Main Idea As a young man taken captive to Babylon, Daniel lives an uncompromising life and is used by God to reveal the future to government officials and to the people of God. Explanation of Main Idea When Jerusalem was seized …

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Book of Ezekiel Summary

Main Idea Ezekiel, through a series of amazing visions, communicates God’s displeasure and coming judgment, but then also brings consolation and news of future restoration of the nation and temple.   Explanation of Main Idea Whether a glorious vision of heaven in chapter one, or the famous valley of dry bones …

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Book of Jeremiah Summary

Main Idea Over a long period of time, through Jeremiah, God warns his people of their sin through a series of exhortations and rebukes, but when they finally go into captivity, He encourages them with promises of restoration. Explanation of Main Idea Jeremiah’s ministry lasted over eighty years. It was …