And then these Messages from God-of-the-Angel-Armies: A Message from God-of-the-Angel-Armies:
"I am zealous for Zion - I care! I'm angry about Zion - I'm involved!"
"I've come back to Zion, I've moved back to Jerusalem. Jerusalem's new names will be Truth City, and Mountain of God-of-the-Angel-Armies, and Mount Holiness."
A Message from God-of-the-Angel-Armies:
And boys and girls will fill the public parks, laughing and playing - a good city to grow up in."
A Message from God-of-the-Angel-Armies: "Do the problems of returning and rebuilding by just a few survivors seem too much? But is anything too much for me? Not if I have my say."
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