kjv@Jeremiah:16:5@ For thus saith the [Lord], Enter not into the [House] of mourning, neither go to lament nor bemoan them: for I have taken away my [Peace] from this people, saith the [Lord], even lovingkindness and mercies.
It is not that the Lord would have to perform this evil, He would have to simply remove His good. Think of how much good He has over our lives and what it would mean if those particular things were no longer there. Think about Judah then which has received these things in double measure.
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