Tag: lamentations

Living With the Unanswered Question

Lamentations is one of those books that is easily forgotten. In our Bibles it comes between Jeremiah and Ezekiel mostly because it was believed that Jeremiah wrote Lamentations. The book is full of distressing andContinue reading


Imagine you attend a funeral. The body of the deceased is in the casket for all to see, and everyone is appropriately dressed for the occasion. And yet everyone acts and talks as if theContinue reading


The extent of the horror can scarcely be imagined. Jerusalem was destroyed; the House of YHWH was in ruins; the people of God lay dead of disease, famine, and war; those who lived were exiledContinue reading