Monthly Archives: June 2014

Till the Lord Look Down Lamentations 3:50

Jeremiah wept over the conditions of the people of Jerusalem. His tears would not stop flowing and were like rivers running down his face. The horrors he witnessed and the devastating circumstances could have been avoided if only the people … Continue reading

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Continuous Weeping Lamentations 3:49

We have noted that Jeremiah was called “The Weeping Prophet” because he wept so often over the conditions within Jerusalem and Judah. After declaring the persecution of the Lord, His blocking their prayers with a cloud, being made like refuse, … Continue reading

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Eyes Running Down with Rivers Lamentations 3:48

After seeing all the devastation and destruction which the people of Jerusalem and Judah endured, we might understand how it was overwhelming for Jeremiah. The people were made like refuse, and they were greatly afraid because of their defeat. In … Continue reading

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Fear, Snare, Desolation and Destruction Lamentations 3:47

Jeremiah the prophet tried to describe the way it was for the people in Jerusalem after being subjected to the judgment of God. Their enemies conquered them just as Jeremiah prophesied, and the people were left as offscouring refuse while … Continue reading

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All Our Enemies Lamentations 3:46

Jeremiah determined that the Lord did not hear the prayers of the people of Jerusalem and Judah and that they were made as the offscouring and refuse in the midst of others. In chapter three and verse forty-six Jeremiah acknowledges … Continue reading

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Offscouring and Refuse Lamentations 3:45

Jeremiah assessed the way God looked at the people of Jerusalem and Judah. His evaluation was that God was angry, persecuting, slaying and without pity toward them. He also felt as though the Lord had covered Himself with a cloud … Continue reading

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Prayers Not Passing Through Lamentations 3:44

As Jeremiah continues his summation concerning God’s manner against the people of Judah and Jerusalem, he has described the Lord as one who has covered them with anger, persecuted and slain them, and has not had pity toward them. In … Continue reading

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Anger, Persecuted, Slain and Not Pitied Lamentations 3:43

As Jeremiah continued his lamentation, we should keep in mind that Hebrew poetry involves repeating or contrasting ideas rather than rhyme and rhythm as practiced in English. In chapter three and verse forty-three Jeremiah repeats the idea of God being … Continue reading

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Transgression and Rebellion Without Pardon Lamentations 3:42

Jeremiah asked three questions concerning predictions, God allowing good and calamity, and punishment for sins. He then gave two directives and a reason for those who would answer those questions. The first of the two directives was searching and trying … Continue reading

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Lifting Our Heart with Our Hands Lamentations 3:41

After Jeremiah asked three questions which cause his readers to question and examine themselves, he begins three actions they should employ in response. The first was searching and trying their ways and turning to the LORD, and in chapter three … Continue reading

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