It had to be one of the most heart wrenching times in the history of our Eternal God; the day God gave His people over to a king who would bring murder and mayhem and have No Compassion on the horrible circumstances they were going through.
The LORD God of their fathers sent to them by his messengers, rising up betimes, and sending; because HE (God) HAD COMPASSION ON HIS PEOPLE, and on his dwelling place: But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused his prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against his people, TILL THERE WAS NO REMEDY. Therefore he brought upon them the king of the Chaldees, who slew their young men with the sword in the house of their sanctuary, and HAD NO COMPASSION upon young man or maiden, old man, or him that stooped for age: he gave them all into his hand (2 Chronicles 36:15-17).
It is an awful time when people reject God’s message and mercy to the place that the God of compassion has to turn them over to the death and destruction of a king with no compassion. But, like a doctor who has sent medicine and medics to a man with an infected leg (who each time refused their help), there comes a time the doctor must say, “If you would have listened to me you would be fine but you refused and now your gangrene leg must come off”
It is an awful thing when all compassion must turn you over to no compassion. But that decision is based on your decision!