- September 21 – Heaven FAQ’s – Will I eat and drink in Heaven?
- September 20 – Heaven FAQ’s – What will happen to my body?
- September 19 – Heaven FAQ’s – What will life be like for those who don’t go to heaven?
- September 18 – Heaven FAQ’s – When does a person go to heaven?
- September 17 – Heaven FAQ’s – Of what importance are the things I do on earth?
Category Archives: Lamentations
Read Lamentations 5:1-22 Several years ago Neil Postman wrote, “Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business.” In that book, he demonstrates how the city of Las Vegas, Nevada has become a symbol of the addiction … Continue reading
Read Lamentations 4:1-22 Elie Wiesel, a Jewish teenager, lost his faith in God during an imprisonment at a Nazi concentration camp. Along with thousands of other prisoners, he was forced to watch members of Hitler’s Secret Service lead two men … Continue reading
Read Lamentations 3:33–66 Jeremiah spent 40 years warning Jews that God’s judgment would come unless they repented, but his pleas were ignored. As a result, God allowed the Babylonians to destroy Jeremiah‘s beloved Jerusalem, the “City of Peace.” The ruins … Continue reading
Read Lamentations 3:1-32 Years ago, I served as pastor of a small church in southwestern Michigan for 2 ½ years while I was in seminary. Every weekend, my wife and I drove about 75 miles with a close friend, even … Continue reading
Read Lamentations 2:1-22 Did you know a ping-pong paddle serves two purposes? You might not. The primary purpose, of course, is to play ping-pong. But I will always remember a secondary purpose: It was a great instrument for discipline in … Continue reading
Read Lamentations 1:1-22 Imagine walking through the cities of Europe following the brutal battles of World War II. You hear a starving baby’s whimpers carried by the wind through bombed-out buildings. You see a woman sitting on the ground holding … Continue reading
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) If … Continue reading
Read Jeremiah 1 and Lamentations 3 To all of the emotions, I should start by proclaiming powerful words from a friend as a declaration to begin this letter; ”We are friends. Not because I longed for you or loved you, … Continue reading
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
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