What Does the Bible Say About Disease? Part 5: Lamenting Loss

“How lonely sits the city that was full of people! How like a widow has she become, she who was great among the nations! She who was a princess among the provinces has become a slave.” If we read the first sentence out of context, we might be persuaded to think that it is describing most cities in lockdown nowadays, due to COVID-19. But what it describes is much more tragic. This is the first verse in the book of Lamentations; a book that I’m sure a lot of you almost never reads or perhaps skims through very quickly. It […]

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