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					When He approached Jerusalem,
  He
saw the city and wept over it
  saying,
“If you had known in this day,
    even
you, the things which make for
peace! But now they have been
hidden from your eyes. For the
days will come upon you when
    your
enemies will throw up a barricade
against you, and surround you and
hem you in on every side, and
    they
will level you to the ground and
your children within you, and they
When He approached Jerusalem,
  He                                 Jesus Wept
saw the city and wept over it
  saying,
“If you had known in this day,
    even
you, the things which make for
peace! But now they have been
hidden from your eyes. For the
days will come upon you when
    your
enemies will throw up a barricade
against you, and surround you and
hem you in on every side, and
    they
will level you to the ground and
your children within you, and they
When He approached Jerusalem,
  He                                        Jesus Wept
saw the city and wept over it
    saying,
“If you had known in this day,       is used of any loud
    even
                                     expression of grief,
you, the things which make for
peace! But now they have been        especially in mourning for
hidden from your eyes. For the       the dead Vine's Dictionary
days will come upon you when
    your                             to weep or wail, with
enemies will throw up a barricade    emphasis upon the noise
against you, and surround you and    accompanying the weeping
hem you in on every side, and        Louw and Nida’s Lexicon
    they
will level you to the ground and     Luke 22:62; Acts 21:13
your children within you, and they
When He approached Jerusalem,
  He                                  Why did Jesus Weep?
saw the city and wept over it

Seeing the people, He felt
compassion for them, because
  they
were distressed and dispirited like
sheep without a shepherd.             Lost souls
                                      Matthew 9:36; 10:6; 16:26
Go to the lost sheep of the house
of Israel.

For what will it profit a man if he
gains the whole world and forfeits
his soul? Or what will a man give
When He approached Jerusalem,
  He                                 Why did Jesus Weep?
saw the city and wept over it

And He was teaching daily in the
temple ; but the chief priests and   Lost souls
the scribes and the leading men      Matthew 9:36; 10:6; 16:26
among the people were trying to
destroy Him,
                                     Squandered
                                       opportunity
                                     Luke 13:26
When He approached Jerusalem,
  He                                  Why did Jesus Weep?
saw the city and wept over it

He came to His own, and those
  who                                 Lost souls
were His own did not receive          Matthew 9:36; 10:6; 16:26
  Him.
                                      Squandered
                                        opportunity
Therefore, behold, I am sending
                                      Luke 13:26
you prophets and wise men and
scribes; some of them you will kill   Rejected message
and crucify, and some of them you     John 1:11; Matthew 23:34
will scourge in your synagogues,
and persecute from city to city,
When He approached Jerusalem,
  He                                   Why did Jesus Weep?
saw the city and wept over it

In their case the prophecy of          Lost souls
    Isaiah                             Matthew 9:36; 10:6; 16:26
is being fulfilled, which says, “You
will keep on hearing, but will not
                                       Squandered
                                         opportunity
understand; you will keep on
    seeing,                            Luke 13:26
but will not perceive; for the heart   Rejected message
of this people has become dull,        John 1:11; Matthew 23:34
with their ears they scarcely hear,
and they have closed their eyes,       Hardened hearts Matt.
otherwise they would see with            13:14-15
    their
When He approached Jerusalem,
  He                                  Why did Jesus Weep?
saw the city and wept over it
                                      Lost souls
For the days will come upon you       Matthew 9:36; 10:6; 16:26
when your enemies will throw up
   a                                  Squandered
barricade against you, and              opportunity
surround you and hem you in on        Luke 13:26
every side, and they will level you
   to                                 Rejected message
the ground and your children          John 1:11; Matthew 23:34
   within
you, and they will not leave in you
                                      Hardened hearts Matt.
                                        13:14-15
one stone upon another, because
you did not recognize the time of     Certain judgment Luke
your visitation.                        19:43-44
 Does Jesus weep
when He looks at me?


Lost soul
Squandered
  opportunity
Rejected message
Hardened heart
Certain judgment
  Do I weep when
  I look at myself?


Lost soul
Squandered
  opportunity
Rejected message
Hardened heart
Certain judgment

				
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