God is with us! His outspread wings protect the land.
With His great power, the Lord warned me not to follow the road which the people were following.
He said: “Do not join in the schemes of the people and do not be afraid of the things that they fear. Remember that I, the Lord Almighty, am holy. I am the one you must fear.”
They lived in a land of shadows, but now the light is shining on them. You have given them great joy, Lord. You have made them happy. They rejoice in what you have done, as people rejoice when they harvest grain or when they divide captured wealth. For you have broken the yoke that burdened them and the rod that beat their shoulders.