[DailyReading] Blessings to the penitent
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Thu Apr 4 00:00:05 MDT 2013
Lesson: Calling the Lost Sons Home
Reading: Blessings to the penitent 2013-04-04
Reference: Joel 2:21-32
Joel 2:21: Fear not, O land; be glad and rejoice: for the Lord will do great things.
Joel 2:22: Be not afraid, ye beasts of the field: for the pastures of the wilderness do spring, for the tree beareth her fruit, the fig tree and the vine do yield their strength.
Joel 2:23: Be glad then, ye children of Zion, and rejoice in the Lord your God: for he hath given you the former rain moderately, and he will cause to come down for you the rain, the former rain, and the latter rain in the first month.
Joel 2:24: And the floors shall be full of wheat, and the fats shall overflow with wine and oil.
Joel 2:25: And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the cankerworm, and the caterpiller, and the palmerworm, my great army which I sent among you.
Joel 2:26: And ye shall eat in plenty, and be satisfied, and praise the name of the Lord your God, that hath dealt wondrously with you: and my people shall never be ashamed.
Joel 2:27: And ye shall know that I am in the midst of Israel, and that I am the Lord your God, and none else: and my people shall never be ashamed.
Joel 2:28: And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions:
Joel 2:29: And also upon the servants and upon the handmaids in those days will I pour out my spirit.
Joel 2:30: And I will shew wonders in the heavens and in the earth, blood, and fire, and pillars of smoke.
Joel 2:31: The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and the terrible day of the Lord come.
Joel 2:32: And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be delivered: for in mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, as the Lord hath said, and in the remnant whom the Lord shall call.
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