The prophet Joel speaks about this day where evil empires will be brought low and God’s people will be finally delivered from corrupt human systems. It’s a great deliverance that generates hope for God’s people living amidst the consequences of sin and injustice.
Joel also speaks about the promise of the messianic King and the arrival of God’s Spirit. He prophesied that God’s people would be filled with visions, dreams, and the power of the Spirit. We see many of Joel’s prophecies fulfilled in the New Testament, specifically in the events at Pentecost.