Why we continue to Cry for Jerusalem’s Many Sins

Incline your ear, O my God, and hear. Open your eyes and look at our desolation and the city that bears your name. We do not present our supplication before you on the ground of our righteousness, but on the ground of your great mercies.

Daniel 9:18

When we look at our world and feel burdened by its trials and injustices—poverty, racism, sexual harassment, climate change and so much more—we can take comfort in God’s great mercies. Indeed, some days Christ’s mercy is our only source of comfort. God is greater than both our sins and our good deeds.

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Micah 1:5 All this is because of Jacob’s transgression, because of the …


“All this is for the disobedience of Jacob, and for the sins of the house of Israel. What is the disobedience of Jacob? Isn’t it Samaria? And what are the high places of Judah? Aren’t they Jerusalem? GOD’S WORD® Translation All this is because of Jacob’s crime and Israel’s sin. What is Jacob’s crime? Isn’t it Samaria? What is …

All About Edom (Part Four): Obadiah and Edom’s Sin

Mar 1, 2007 – Indeed, it is a stern lesson for the reader: For their sins and crimes, the Edomites are prophesied to lose, not just their wealth, but also their less tangible riches— even their common sense! …. Remember, O Lord, against the sons of Edom, the day of Jerusalem, who said, “Raze it, raze it, to its very foundation!

Micah 1:5 – All this is because of Jacob’s transgression, because of the …

Common English Bible · Chapter Parallel · Micah 1:5 (CEB) All this is for the crime of Jacob and the sins of the house of Israel. Who is responsible for the crime of Jacob? Isn’t it Samaria? Who is responsible for the shrines of Judah? Isn’ t it Jerusalem?

Ezekiel 22 GNT – The Crimes of Jerusalem – The LORD – Bible Gateway

The Crimes of Jerusalem – The LORD spoke to me. “Mortal man,” he said, “are you ready to judge the city that is full of murderers? Make clear to her.

Micah, 1 – New Jerusalem Bible – Bíblia Católica Online

All this is because of the crime of Jacob, the sin of the House of Israel. What is the crime of Jacob? Is it not Samaria? What is the sin of the House of Judah? Is it not Jerusalem? 6. So I shall make Samaria a ruin in the open country, a place for planting vines. I shall send her stones rolling into the valley, until I have laid her …


Since the path of karma is only a common path, the great sins as considered by the people are only errors done in contravention to ceremonial rites and customs but not crimes against righteousness. The gods mentioned in the epics and puranas appear to be concerned only with the observance of customary rites by the …

From Jerusalem Priest to Roman Jew – Page 110 – Google Books Result

Michael Tuval – 2013 – ‎History

Their crimes are among the most frequently recurring themes in the narrative of BJ IV–VI. However, it is interesting to note that while their pollution of the Temple is mentioned many times and considered to be one of their gravest trespasses, the list of their sins hardly, if at all, includes any transgressions of particular Jewish …

NPNF2-07. Cyril of Jerusalem, Gregory Nazianzen

So here; the greatness of the crime is implied, and that it is not a simple and single crime, but seven sins; and those of such a sort that every one of them must be avenged by a very severe punishment. First, that he envied his brother when he saw that God loved him, a sin which without any other added to it was sufficient to …

Global Church leader: Israeli capital Jerusalem a crime and a sin …

Sep 1, 2009 – Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories should be declared a «sin against God». This is a statement of the out going general secretary of the World Council of Churches Samuel Kobia, a Methodist priests from Kenya. The Church leader is reportedly saying: «Occupation along with the concomitant …

Jewish views on sin – Wikipedia

Pesha (deliberate sin; in modern Hebrew: crime) or Mered (lit.: rebellion) – An intentional sin; an action committed in deliberate defiance of God; (Strong’s Concordance :H6588 (פשע pesha’, peh’shah). According to Strong it comes from the root (:H6586); rebellion, transgression, trespass. Avon (lit.: iniquity) – This is a sin of …





About eslkevin

I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman over the past 4 decades.
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