Contributed on Jul 30, 2007
A series that looks through the book of Lamentations.
A well intentioned father told his son, “Big boys don’t cry.” Our culture throughout the years has reinforced the idea that it is not manly to cry. The common belief seems to be that tears are a sign of weakness or worse yet a sign of a lack of faith in God. As a result throughout the years people ...read more
Contributed on Aug 22, 2007
This is a message in a series from the book of Lamentations
We live in a culture that is overrun by frivolous lawsuits. We are encouraged to sue if someone tramples on what we consider to be our rights. This is just another sign of the mentality, “I have the right to believe and act in whatever manner I deem appropriate.” Unfortunately this attitude has ...read more
Contributed on Aug 28, 2007
A message from a series from the book of Lamentations
Grieving is the natural result of us experiencing some type of loss. Well meaning people often say, “I know what you’re going through.” The problem is that it is truly impossible for any human being to know exactly what we’re going through. The reason lies in the fact that grief is a unique ...read more
Contributed on Sep 6, 2007
A message in a series from the Book of Lamentations.
We have reached the halfway point in our journey through the book of Lamentations. The images have been quite graphic to say the least. We have vividly seen the consequences of continued disobedience put on display. By now you have probably begun to discover the central theme of the book through ...read more
Contributed on Sep 10, 2007
This is a message from a series from the Book of Lamentations.
How do you handle circumstances when there seems to be no hope? What do you do when all seems lost? Philip Yancey in his book “Open Windows” shares the story of a teenager by the name of Elie Wiesel who tragically had his faith in God destroyed during his imprisonment in a Nazi concentration camp ...read more
Contributed on Sep 17, 2007
This is the final message in a series from the book of Lamentations.
Our culture is perhaps the most unique culture to ever exist on the earth. Our mindset is unlike any other in history. We live in what is called a “Post Modern” world. When Pontus Pilate asked Jesus, “What is truth?” He could never have known that he was echoing the sentiment of an entire culture. ...read more