Lamentations, Confession and Faith
The book of Lamentations teaches us that there is an end to God’s patience with sin. It is a national lament in which Israel expresses their deep sorrow over sin. It starts by being honest about the cause of sin, not blaming anyone but themselves. But it concludes by expressing their faith in the God who forgives.
II. What is a Lament?
A. Authentic Confession Begins With Honesty
B. Authentic Confession Is Also Honesty About the Cause
C. The Center of the Lament is Faith