- 1:13-20 – Joel’s prophecy calls the Israelites to fast and repent.
- 2:12-13 – God is calling the people to true repentance. Instead of tearing their clothes, which was a common sign of sorrow, God is asking them to fix their hearts.
- 2:23-32 – The Lord promises to restore the Israelites when they repent. He promises to bless them abundantly.
- 3:1-16 – God now declares his judgment on nations that have acted against Israel and Judah.