Category Archives: Hell

Muddy Cistern

Shephatiah son of Mattan, Gedaliah son of Pashhur, Jehukal son of Shelemiah, and Pashhur son of Malkijah heard what Jeremiah was telling all the people when he said, “This is what the Lord says: ‘Whoever stays in this city will … Continue reading

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Dreams of Drinking

Woe to you, Ariel, Ariel, the city where David settled! Add year to year and let your cycle of festivals go on.   Yet I will besiege Ariel; she will mourn and lament, she will be to me like an altar … Continue reading

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A Strange Work

So this is what the Sovereign Lord says: “See, I lay a stone in Zion, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone for a sure foundation; the one who relies on it will never be stricken with panic.  I will make … Continue reading

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A Shelter from the Storm

Lord , you are my God; I will exalt you and praise your name, for in perfect faithfulness you have done wonderful things, things planned long ago.   You have made the city a heap of rubble, the fortified town a … Continue reading

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Remember Him

Remember your Creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come and the years approach when you will say, “I find no pleasure in them”—   before the sun and the light and the moon and the … Continue reading

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Enough!

There are three things that are never satisfied, four that never say, ‘Enough!’: the grave; the barren womb; land, which is never satisfied with water, and fire, which never says, ‘Enough!’ – Proverbs 30:15-16 The end of proverbs contains some interesting and odd rhetorical … Continue reading

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