Prophets experience divine constraint, pilgrims pass through shaking times, and Jesus places compassion above divine law.
From now to mid-October the Lectionary readings from the Hebrew scriptures will come from Jeremiah (including Lamentations).
[I have a long essay on “The Background to Jeremiah,” which in previous years I included in this week’s Lectionary studies. I have now moved that essay to my Study Bible Blog JW on Jeremiah Go to year 2019, September). That essay is both long and specific to my own research on Jeremiah, which was first developed in 1961 to 1968.]