Reflection — September 1st
This is not an easy passage, but it shows why Jeremiah was thought to be the author of Lamentations. God’s anger was burning against the land, against the people, against the city. Jeremiah knows it and feels it. He could say that these words of God were burning inside him and giving him delight, but at the same time these same words set him alone with burning pain and inflamed wound, feeling that God has let him down. This is what it means to be identified with God and with an awful situation at the same time, as Jesus was on the cross.
Jeremiah would recover, he would again experience
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