One of my favorite stories is that of the people of Israel, since in my Christian life I have been able to learn much from God through the errors of this people and from the moments of constant seek. Israel was like a child, God filled them with grace and favor and suddenly they forgot their God as if He had never done anything for them. God always had to remind them what they had to do and the most incredible thing of all is that God never got tired of them, but admonished them, punished them, corrected them and loved them. Through this story we can understand that there is no other father like our Heavenly Father, full of patience and tenderness.
In chapter 30 of the book of Jeremiah, God tells the people of Israel how they had turned away from God to the point that the other nations said, “This is Zion, of which no one remembers”. It is true that Israel was paying the consequences of their sins, but it is also true that God never forgot them and in the same way God never forgets us. If you think that God has forgotten you, either because you are going through a very dark moment, I want to tell you that God never forgets His children, God is always aware of us to keep us on the path. God protects His people.
In spite of all the precarious and painful circumstances that the people of Israel were going through for their own rebelliousness, God gave them words of encouragement through the prophet Jeremiah saying: