Sabbath Mourning

Having canceled out the certificate of debt consisting of decrees against us which was hostile to us,
He also has taken it out of the way, having nailed it to the cross.

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“Coventry Carol”

“A VOICE WAS HEARD IN RAMAH,
WEEPING AND GREAT MOURNING,
RACHEL WEEPING FOR HER CHILDREN;
AND SHE REFUSED TO BE COMFORTED,
BECAUSE THEY WERE NO MORE.”

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“Somewhere In Your Silent Night”

“God Himself will be among them
and He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there will no longer be any death; there will no longer be any mourning, or crying, or pain;
the first things have passed away.”

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Jeremiah 22–26: Good Figs & Bad Figs

Then the Lord said to me,
“What do you see, Jeremiah?” And I said,
“Figs, the good figs, very good; and the bad
figs,
very bad, which cannot be eaten due to rottenness.”

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Jeremiah 7–11: Lies & Deceit

“Do not trust in deceptive words,
saying, ‘This is the temple of the Lord,
the temple of the Lord, the temple of the Lord.’”

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Sabbath Mourning

Then Jesus said to them, “You will all fall away because of Me this night, for it is written, ‘I WILL STRIKE DOWN THE SHEPHERD, AND THE SHEEP OF THE FLOCK SHALL BE SCATTERED.’” Matthew 26:31 LSB Men scattered by their fears, Mourning without hope in bleakest sorrow. Hearts rent by bitter tears; Ungrasped yet—His […]

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“The Kingdoms Of Our Lord & Of His Christ”

And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever. Revelation 11:15 KJV – The words of the “Hallelujah” chorus in Handel’s Messiah are from Revelation 19:6, 16; […]

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“Coventry Carol”

I first heard of Coventry Carol in a novel by Helen MacInnes when she used it at a critical moment in her story. It’s a song that’s probably unfamiliar to many Americans. I know I’ve never heard it sung in church or in concert here in the United States. The carol is both lullaby and lament, sung […]

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