Bible: Joel 2:21-25
2:21 Do not fear, my land!
Rejoice and be glad,
2:22 Do not fear, wild animals! 1
For the pastures of the wilderness are again green with grass.
Indeed, the trees bear their fruit;
the fig tree and the vine yield to their fullest. 2
2:23 Citizens of Zion, 3 rejoice!
Be glad because of what the
For he has given to you the early rains 5 as vindication.
He has sent 6 to you the rains –
both the early and the late rains 7 as formerly.
2:24 The threshing floors are full of grain;
the vats overflow with fresh wine and olive oil.
2:25 I will make up for the years 8
the yeleq-locust, the hasil-locust, and the gazam-locust –
my great army 11 that I sent against you.