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Dr. J. Vernon McGee :: Outline for Lamentations

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I. Elegy, Chapter 1

A call to consider the destruction of Jerusalem.

vv. 8, 18 — The reason for the frightful destruction.

v. 12 — An invitation to all to enter into the sorrow of the prophet.

II. Elegy, Chapter 2

v. 10 — Doleful details of the effect of the judgment of God upon the remnant that remain.

v. 15 — The elation of the enemy from without.

III. Elegy, Chapter 3

The tragic and catastrophic destruction of Jerusalem would have been total had it not been for the mercies and faithfulness of God.

IV. Elegy, Chapter 4

Contrast between the former state of prosperity and the present state of Jerusalem in poverty.

V. Elegy, Chapter 5

A cry to God to remember the nation Israel. “Prayer of Jeremiah.”

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