Category Archives: Sin

An Altar Flooded with Tears

Judah has been unfaithful. A detestable thing has been committed in Israel and in Jerusalem: Judah has desecrated the sanctuary the Lord loves by marrying women who worship a foreign god. As for the man who does this, whoever he … Continue reading

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Righteousness like a never-failing stream!

Woe to you who long for the day of the Lord ! Why do you long for the day of the Lord ? That day will be darkness, not light. It will be as though a man fled from a … Continue reading

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Wet with Urine

They have blown the trumpet, they have made all things ready, but no one will go into battle, for my wrath is on the whole crowd.   Outside is the sword; inside are plague and famine. Those in the country will … Continue reading

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A Hin of Water and Human Exrement for Fuel

Now, son of man, take a block of clay, put it in front of you and draw the city of Jerusalem on it. Then lay siege to it: Erect siege works against it, build a ramp up to it, set … Continue reading

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Rage Like Great Waters

The sound of a cry comes from Babylon, the sound of great destruction from the land of the Babylonians.    The Lord will destroy Babylon; he will silence her noisy din. Waves of enemies will rage like great waters; the roar … Continue reading

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Water Streams from Our Eyelids

“I will make Jerusalem a heap of ruins, a haunt of jackals; and I will lay waste the towns of Judah so no one can live there.”   Who is wise enough to understand this? Who has been instructed by the … Continue reading

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A Swift She-Camel Running Here and There

“Long ago you broke off your yoke and tore off your bonds; you said, ‘I will not serve you!’ Indeed, on every high hill and under every spreading tree you lay down as a prostitute.   I had planted you like … Continue reading

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