(Above: Brazilian sculptor Aleijadinho’s Isaiah.)

I wish that my head were a well full of water and my eyes were a fountain full of tears! If they were, I could cry day and night for those of my dear people who have been killed. Jeremiah 9:1 NET

One of the largest divisions of the Bible is that of the prophets of Israel, with charge after charge against the sins of the people of God. They contain appeals, warnings, threats, promises. Continue reading