Category Archives: Lamentations

September 8: Forgotten and Forsaken?

Read Lamentations 5:1-22 Forgotten and forsaken. Abandoned and alone. Disowned and despised. Those are some of the words that seemed to have run through Jeremiah’s mind in this final chapter of his lament. Because of their sinful disobedience, God used … Continue reading

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September 7: Your Witness in the World

Read Lamentations 4:1-22 Jeremiah’s graphic, acrostic description of the conditions in Jerusalem continues into this, the fourth chapter of Lamentations. The detail of the written account here makes me glad that we don’t have video archives. I find it difficult … Continue reading

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September 6: God’s Love, Compassion, and Faithfulness

Read Lamentations 3:1-66 “Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail.  They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.”  (Lamentations 3:21-23) … Continue reading

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September 5: Dealing with Your Past and Anticipating the Future

Read Lamentations 2:1-22 I trust that now you have read the second chapter of Jeremiah’s book of lament. Written after the Babylonians had invaded and destroyed Jerusalem, this Spirit-inspired book was read annually on the date commemorating the event. It … Continue reading

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September 4: Lessons out of Unwanted Experiences

Read Lamentations 1:1-22 You may know people who only seem to complain. No matter what is happening around them, they always seem to find the negative and express it through their grumbling. They are no fun to be around. Unless … Continue reading

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December 28: Great is Thy Faithfulness!

Read Lamentations 3:1-66 “Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail.  They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.”  (Lamentations 3:21-23) … Continue reading

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