Joel tells people to be sad about their
That will show that you are sad.
You cry, you who
Come, you who
Sleep in the clothes that are not comfortable.
Cry for the gifts of food and drink.
Cry because they do not come to the house of your God any longer.
Tell the people that they must all come to hear the Lord.
Speak to the older leaders,
and all the people who live in this country.
Tell them that they must all come.
They must come to the house of the Lord your God
and they must shout out to the Lord.
Be afraid because the
It will be as if the great God would destroy everything.
We saw this with our own eyes.
The house of our God cannot make us happy.
The places where they were stored have fallen down.
Someone has broken them up
because the seed does not grow.
They all move about
because they cannot find any grass.
Even groups of sheep are hungry.
Fire has destroyed the grass in the
and it has burned up all the trees.
The rivers have no water in them.
Fire has destroyed the fields in the wilderness.