Monthly Archives: April 2014

Tears, Trouble, and Swooning Lamentations 2:11

As Jeremiah continues his overview of the destruction that Jerusalem has incurred because of disobedience to the Lord, he enumerated places, things and people who suffered. Jeremiah also endured great pain, and in chapter two and verse eleven he speaks … Continue reading

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The Sorrows of the Elders and Virgins Lamentations 2:10

Throughout this second chapter of Lamentations, Jeremiah has told of the conditions surrounding the city of Jerusalem. He told of the anger and fury of the Lord who was as an enemy or an adversary as He destroyed the palaces, … Continue reading

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The Gates, Bars, Kings and Princes Lamentations 2:9

Piece by piece Jeremiah overlooked and wrote about the destruction that he saw within the city of Jerusalem. At that point he realized that nothing was sacred including the tabernacle, the altar, the feasts and the Sabbaths. All of them … Continue reading

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The Rampart and the Wall Lament – Lamentations 2:8

Jeremiah lamented over the destruction of Judah and Jerusalem. As he overlooked the city, he could see former protections and barriers destroyed, and even the sacred things were not off limits to the judgment of the Lord. In chapter two … Continue reading

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A Noise in the House of the Lord Lamentations 2:7

As Jeremiah overlooked the devastation which occurred in Jerusalem, he wrote specifically of the taking away of the tabernacle, the places of assembly, the feasts and the sabbaths. Jeremiah continued his list of losses in chapter two and verse seven … Continue reading

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Tabernacle, Assembly, Feasts and Sabbaths Lamentations 2:6

As Jeremiah continued his lament concerning Judah and Jerusalem, he saw the Lord “as and enemy”. Although God appeared to be so, He was correcting disobedience and rebellion that was among the people of Israel, and His correction was thorough. … Continue reading

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The Lord as an Enemy Lamentations 2:5

There are times in our lives when we discover that we have enemies. Jesus Himself said to “love your enemies”, and the presumption within that statement would be that we would have them. But suppose that God was your enemy. … Continue reading

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Bent Bow, Right Hand, Slaying and Pouring Lamentations 2:4

We cannot begin to imagine the horrors that Judah and Jerusalem suffered when the Lord lifted His hand of protection from them. Jeremiah gave description after description about the atrocities that occurred among them, however, in chapter two and verse … Continue reading

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The Horn, Right Hand, and Flaming Fire Lamentations 2:3

Paul the apostle asked in the book of Romans in chapter eight and verse thirty-one, “What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?” After reading this lamentation of Jeremiah, we … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Wrath Demonstrated Lamentations 2:2

Have we ever wondered what it is like when God gets angry with a group of people? What does He do? How does He respond to them, and is there any behavior they might change to appease His anger? Jeremiah … Continue reading

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