Bible: Joel 2:12-15
An Appeal for Repentance
2:12 “Yet even now,” the
“return to me with all your heart –
with fasting, weeping, and mourning.
Tear your hearts, 1
not just your garments!”
2:13 Return to the
for he is merciful and compassionate,
2:14 Who knows?
Perhaps he will be compassionate and grant a reprieve, 4
and leave blessing in his wake 5 –
a meal offering and a drink offering for you to offer to the
2:15 Blow the trumpet 7 in Zion.
Announce a holy fast;
proclaim a sacred assembly!