Category Archives: religion

Dry Springs

Therefore this is what the Lord says: “See, I will defend your cause and avenge you; I will dry up her sea and make her springs dry.   Babylon will be a heap of ruins, a haunt of jackals, an object … Continue reading

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Unfilled Jars

This is the word of the Lord that came to Jeremiah concerning the drought:   “Judah mourns, her cities languish; they wail for the land, and a cry goes up from Jerusalem.   The nobles send their servants for water; they go … 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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Like a Nomad in the Desert

“If a man divorces his wife and she leaves him and marries another man, should he return to her again? Would not the land be completely defiled? But you have lived as a prostitute with many lovers— would you now … Continue reading

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Like a Flooding Stream

Hear the word of the Lord , you who tremble at his word: “Your own people who hate you, and exclude you because of my name, have said, ‘Let the Lord be glorified, that we may see your joy!’ Yet … Continue reading

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Boiling Water

Oh, that you would rend the heavens and come down, that the mountains would tremble before you!   As when fire sets twigs ablaze and causes water to boil, come down to make your name known to your enemies and cause … 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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