Contributed by Richard White on Oct 16, 2011
What do we mourn? Loss of loved ones, jobs, opportunities and the like. We are called to mourn our loss of our relationship with God.
To Be Mourning.
Illust: I helped him cry.
Some commentators deny that this mourning is for sin (e.g., Bonnard). Others (e.g., Schweizer) understand it to be mourning for any kind of misery. The reality is subtler. The godly remnant of Jesus' day weeps because of the humiliation of Israel, but