It's Day 38 and we're in Lamentations 1.
is a book focused on the sadness over what was going on in Israel then.
The people's sins had led to God's judgment in allowing a foreign
nation to come in and conquer Israel. Although it's sad to read, I'm
glad the Bible reflects real life: the times of joy and the seasons of
Where God Spoke To Me:
- Verse 20 - Sometimes we bring those problems on ourselves and yet are quick to blame God.
Verse 2 - "lovers" - He is using that as an analogy of the ways that
Israel has gone after other gods - a type of spiritual adultery.
Verse 8b-9a - This is a sexual analogy - that Israel was like a
promiscuous woman out sleeping with other men. Again, a spiritual
If you want to read the chapter online, here's a link.
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