Jesus, you wept over Jerusalem

Here I am Lord, sitting before you, cleverly trying to read or think or write some right things without even noticing that you are here.

Is that wise? Is it sin?

Jesus, you wept over Jerusalem.  They didn’t recognize what would bring peace; you were there with them.

Lord Jesus, open our eyes to see how you are with us.

 

English Standard Version (ESV)

And when he drew near and saw the city, he wept over it,  saying, “Would that you, even you, had known on this day the things that make for peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes. For the days will come upon you, when your enemies will set up a barricade around you and surround you and hem you in on every side and tear you down to the ground, you and your children within you. And they will not leave one stone upon another in you, because you did not know the time of your visitation.”

-Biblegateway.com

 

 

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