Jeremiah 30-33, 36; Lamentations 1, 3: “I Will Turn Their Mourning into Joy” (October 17-23)

"Jeremiah Lamenting the Destruction of Jerusalem," by Rembrandt In spite of the catastrophic context of this week's reading, there is a surprising amount of hope and resilience in the text. The kingdom of Judah has been conquered by Babylon. Jerusalem has been destroyed. Everything that Jeremiah and his contemporaries have counted on has disappeared, except for... Continue Reading →

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