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Egypt—a covenant that they broke, though I was their husband,*
says the Lord. 33But this is the covenant that I will make with the
house of Israel after those days, says the Lord: I will put my law
within them, and I will write it on their hearts; and I will be their
God, and they shall be my people. 34No longer shall they teach
one another, or say to each other, ‘Know the Lord’, for they shall
all know me, from the least of them to the greatest, says the
Lord; for I will forgive their iniquity, and remember their sin no
more. (Jeremiah 31:31-34)
31 Responses to the Exile 1
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…Pour out your heart like water
before the presence of the Lord!
Lift your hands to him
for the lives of your children,
who faint for hunger
at the head of every street.
20 Look, O Lord, and consider!
To whom have you done this?
Should women eat their offspring,
the children they have borne?
Should priest and prophet be killed
in the sanctuary of the Lord?
21 The young and the old are lying
on the ground in the streets;
my young women and my young men
have fallen by the sword;
on the day of your anger you have killed them,
slaughtering without mercy. (Lam. 2:19-21)
19 Responses to the Exile 1
because of Mount Zion, which lies desolate;
jackals prowl over it.
19 But you, O Lord, reign for ever;
your throne endures to all generations.
20 Why have you forgotten us completely?
Why have you forsaken us these many days?
21 Restore us to yourself, O Lord, that we may be restored;
renew our days as of old—
22 unless you have utterly rejected us,
and are angry with us beyond measure.
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But you were angry, and we sinned; because you hid yourself
We have all become like one who is unclean, and all our
righteous deeds are like a filthy cloth. We all fade like a leaf, and
our iniquities, like the wind, take us away.
There is no one who calls on your name, or atte...
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- Summer '14