Lightning reveals all animals’ true form.
Man has regained sanctity by God’s light.
The old corrupt world has fallen
into foul water, dissolved in mud.
All mankind has revived in the light,
finding their life source, freed from the mud.
All things are renewed by God’s words,
performing their functions in God’s light.
Earth is no longer still and silent,
heaven is no longer bleak and sad.
They’re no longer parted by a void,
now united, never split again.
On this now jubilant occasion,
at this moment of exultation,
His righteousness and holiness fill the cosmos.
Mankind exalts them forever.
Heaven’s cities are laughing with joy.
Earth’s kingdoms are dancing too.
Who’s not weeping at this moment?
And who is not rejoicing through and through, and through?
Earth’s primal state belongs to heaven,
and heaven’s united with earth.
Man’s the cord that binds them.
And thanks to his sanctity and renewal,
heaven’s no longer concealed,
earth is not silent towards heaven.
People smile with gratification,
they feel endless sweetness in their hearts.
All live in peace, and none shame God’s name in His day.
All gaze reverently towards God.
In secret, their hearts cry out to Him.
God has searched man’s every action.
Clean men don’t disobey or judge Him.
God’s disposition is with man.
All love and draw near to Him.
He stands fast in man’s spirit,
He’s exalted, flowing through their veins.
The exaltation in people’s hearts
fills all places on the face of the earth.
The air’s fresh, no fog is on the ground,
and the sun now shines gloriously.
Adapted from “Chapter 18” of God’s Words to the Entire Universe in The Word Appears in the Flesh