Devotionals about Lamentations


Torn Down

Read: Lamentations 2:6-10 The LORD determined to lay in ruins the wall of the daughter of Zion. (v. 8) In the film Polish Wedding, a once-gentle husband flies into a jealous


Like an Enemy

Read: Lamentations 2:1-5 He has bent his bow like an enemy. (v. 4) In the years leading up to the exile, God identified himself as Israel’s husband and characterized their idolatry


No Comfort?

Read: Lamentations 1:17-20 Zion stretches out her hands, but there is none to comfort her. (v. 17) Years ago, I watched a television program that featured a man beginning the process


Unable to Move On

Read: Lamentations 1:12-16 Look and see if there is any sorrow like my sorrow. (v. 12) When I was a new pastor, I learned much from my mistakes. One hard lesson


Regret Redeemed

Read: Lamentations 1:7-11 Jerusalem remembers . . . all the precious things that were hers. (v. 7) As I get older, I find myself troubled by regrets: failing to savor my



Read: Lamentations 1:1-6 How lonely sits the city that was full of people! (v. 1) The original Hebrew title for the book of Lamentations is also the book’s first word: How.