Zechariah 8 is a powerful chapter that speaks to the power of God's promises and the hope that He brings to His people. In this chapter, God speaks to the prophet Zechariah and tells him that He will restore the fortunes of Jerusalem and Judah. He promises that He will bring back the exiles and that He will make Jerusalem a place of joy and gladness. He also promises that He will bring peace and prosperity to the land.
The chapter is filled with powerful imagery that speaks to the power of God's promises. He speaks of the mountains and hills being filled with joy and gladness, of the trees clapping their hands, and of the streams of water flowing from Jerusalem. He speaks of the people of Jerusalem being a light to the nations and of the city being a place of refuge for the outcasts.
The chapter ends with a powerful reminder of God's faithfulness. He promises that He will never forget His covenant with His people and that He will always be with them. This is a powerful reminder of the hope that God brings to His people and of His faithfulness to keep His promises.