Category Archives: Life Together

This is why I weep

This is why I weep and my eyes overflow with tears. No one is near to comfort me, no one to restore my spirit. My children are destitute because the enemy has prevailed.”   Zion stretches out her hands, but there … Continue reading

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Cool Waters from Distant Sources

Therefore this is what the Lord says: “Inquire among the nations: Who has ever heard anything like this? A most horrible thing has been done by Virgin Israel.   Does the snow of Lebanon ever vanish from its rocky slopes? Do … Continue reading

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She Pours Out Her Wickedness

This is what the Lord Almighty says: “Cut down the trees and build siege ramps against Jerusalem. This city must be punished; it is filled with oppression.   As a well pours out its water, so she pours out her wickedness. … Continue reading

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Broth of Impure Meat

I revealed myself to those who did not ask for me; I was found by those who did not seek me. To a nation that did not call on my name, I said, ‘Here am I, here am I.’   All … Continue reading

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A Well-Watered Garden

Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke?   Is it not to share your food with … Continue reading

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The Tossing Sea

And it will be said: “Build up, build up, prepare the road! Remove the obstacles out of the way of my people.”   For this is what the high and exalted One says— he who lives forever, whose name is holy: … Continue reading

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Peace Like a River

This is what the Lord says— your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: “I am the Lord your God, who teaches you what is best for you, who directs you in the way you should go.   If only you had … Continue reading

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