We are not alone in our feelings. Jesus knows exactly how you feel. Let your pain drive you to Jesus. Encouragement from God’s Word in Matthew 27, Jeremiah 2, Philippians 3.
◄ Jeremiah 2:21 ► Verse (Click for Chapter) New International Version I had planted you like a choice vine of sound and reliable stock. How then did you turn against me into a corrupt, wild vine? New Living Translation But I was the one who planted you, choosing a vine of the purest stock--the very best. How did you grow into this corrupt wild vine?
Jeremiah 2:12-13 "Be appalled at this, you heavens, and shudder with great horror," declares the Lord. "For my people have committed two evils: They have forsaken me, the fountain of living waters, and hewed out cisterns for themselves, broken cisterns that can hold no water."
Jesus says, "Follow me." His call harmonizes with our inherent depth. Look, here's the treasure. It's me. Then we are awakened, muddy hands and all, wallowing in the slums this whole time but now testifying of a "desire for something infinitely great and beautiful and valuable and satisfying — the name and the glory of God" (Boasting Only in the Cross). So we leave and we follow. Goodbye broken cisterns (Jeremiah 2:13), hello my exceeding joy (Psalm 43:4).
Jeremiah 2:32 NIV - Does a young woman forget her jewelry, a bride her wedding ornaments? Yet my people have forgotten me, days without number.