2 Chronicles 36:15-21; Psalm 137; Matthew 5:1-12; 1 Peter 5:1-14.
Land devastated, temple destroyed, hopes dashed! What future was there after the Babylonian conquest and exile in a foreign land? Yet God promises to restore His people and works through this key period to refine them. Much of the Old Testament as we know it was shaped in this time. What can we learn today about singing the Lord’s song in a strange land?