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Luke 19:41, 42
As Jesus approached Jerusalem and saw the city, He wept over it . . .
O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones those sent to her, how often I have longed to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but you were unwilling! . . .
2 Chronicles 24:21, 22
But they conspired against Zechariah, and by order of the king, they stoned him in the courtyard of the house of the LORD. . . .
2 Chronicles 36:15, 16
Time and again the LORD, the God of their fathers, sent word to His people through His messengers, because He had compassion on them and on His dwelling place. . . .
But they were disobedient and rebelled against You; they flung Your law behind their backs. They killed Your prophets who had admonished them to turn back to You. They committed terrible blasphemies.
"I have struck your sons in vain; they accepted no discipline. Your own sword has devoured your prophets like a voracious lion.
They brought Uriah out of Egypt and took him to King Jehoiakim, who struck him down with the sword and threw his body into the burial place of the common people.
But this was for the sins of her prophets and the guilt of her priests, who shed the blood of the righteous in her midst.
Matthew 21:35, 36
But the tenants seized his servants. They beat one, killed another, and stoned a third. . . .
The rest seized his servants, mistreated them, and killed them.
Acts 7:52, 59
Which of the prophets did your fathers fail to persecute? They even killed those who foretold the coming of the Righteous One. And now you are His betrayers and murderers-- . . .
And Saul was there, giving approval to Stephen's death. On that day a great persecution broke out against the church in Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout Judea and Samaria.
Their bodies will lie in the street of the great city--figuratively called Sodom and Egypt--where their Lord was also crucified.
If only they had such a heart to fear Me and keep all My commandments always, so that it might be well with them and their children forever.
If only they were wise, they would understand it; they would comprehend their fate.
Psalm 81:10, 13
I am the LORD your God, who brought you up out of Egypt. Open wide your mouth, and I will fill it. . . .
Thus says the LORD, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: "I am the LORD your God, who teaches you for your benefit, who directs you in the way you should go. . . .
Why was no one there when I arrived? Why did no one answer when I called? Is My hand too short to redeem you? Or do I lack the strength to deliver you? Behold, My rebuke dries up the sea; I turn the rivers into a desert; the fish rot for lack of water and they die of thirst.
They will level you to the ground--you and the children within your walls. They will not leave one stone on another, because you did not recognize the time of your visitation from God."
But Jesus turned to them and said, "Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for Me, but weep for yourselves and for your children.
Let Israel rejoice in their Maker; let the children of Zion rejoice in their King.
For these things I weep; my eyes flow with tears. For there is no one nearby to comfort me, no one to revive my soul. My children are destitute because the enemy has prevailed.
Be glad, O children of Zion, and rejoice in the LORD your God, for He has given you the autumn rains for your vindication. He sends you showers, both autumn and spring rains, as before.
Galatians 4:25, 26
Now Hagar stands for Mount Sinai in Arabia and corresponds to the present-day Jerusalem, because she is in slavery with her children. . . .
Deuteronomy 32:11, 12
As an eagle stirs up its nest and hovers over its young, He spread His wings to catch them; He carried them on His pinions. . . .
May the LORD repay your work, and may you receive a rich reward from the LORD, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have taken refuge."
Keep me as the apple of Your eye; hide me in the shadow of Your wings
How precious is Your loving devotion, O God, that the children of men take refuge in the shadow of Your wings.
Have mercy on me, O God, have mercy, for in You my soul takes refuge. In the shadow of Your wings I will take shelter until the danger has passed.
He will cover you with His feathers; under His wings you will find refuge; His faithfulness is a shield and rampart.
The older son became angry and refused to go in. So his father came out and pleaded with him.
Yet You were patient with them for many years, and Your Spirit admonished them through Your prophets, but they would not listen; so You gave them into the hands of the people of the land.
But My people would not listen to Me, and Israel would not obey Me.
Because you refused my call, and no one took my outstretched hand, . . .
For the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel, has said: "By repentance and rest you would be saved; your strength would lie in quiet confidence--but you were not willing."
This is what the LORD says: "Stand at the crossroads and look. Ask for the ancient paths: Where is the good way? Then walk in it and find rest for your souls. But they said, 'We will not walk in it!'
Jeremiah 7:23, 24
but this is what I commanded them: Obey Me, and I will be your God, and you will be My people. You must walk in all the ways I have commanded you, so that it may go well with you. . . .
The words of Jonadab son of Rechab have been carried out. He commanded his sons not to drink wine, and they have not drunk it to this very day because they have obeyed the command of their forefather. But I have spoken to you again and again, and you have not obeyed Me!
Yet I sent you all My servants the prophets again and again, saying: 'Do not do this detestable thing that I hate.' . . .
Hosea 11:2, 7
But the more I called them, the farther they departed from Me. They sacrificed to the Baals and burned incense to carved images. . . .
Do not be like your forefathers, to whom the former prophets proclaimed: This is what the LORD of Hosts says: 'Turn now from your evil ways and your evil deeds.' But they did not listen or pay attention to Me, declares the LORD.
He sent his servants to call those he had invited to the banquet, but they refused to come.
Acts 3:14, 15
You rejected the Holy and Righteous One and asked that a murderer be released to you. . . .
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