In the book of Lamentations, Jeremiah expresses the pain of the fall of Jerusalem.
Lamentations 3:19-24, Remember my affliction and my wanderings, the wormwood and the gall! My soul continually remembers it and is bowed down within me. But this I call to mind, and therefore I have hope: The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. “The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “therefore I will hope in him.” Continue reading “Be Encouraged”
Sin is Painful
Romans 3:23, “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.”
Romans 6:23, “For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.”
Sin is very painful. Sin separates us from God. It alienates us from other people. It affects us both spiritually and physically. There is no upside or benefit to sin. Continue reading “Sin is Painful”