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Imprecatory Prayers

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  1. Imprecatory Prayers

  2. Can we pray these prayers? • Psalm 55:1, 15 • Psalm 58:6 Break their teeth in their mouth, O God!... • Psalm 69:1, 13, 22-24

  3. Examples • Psalm 10:1-15 • Psalm 35:1-8 • 2 Timothy 4:14-15 • Revelation 6:9-11

  4. The appropriateness of these prayers Not avoided by Jesus and the apostles • John 15:25 – Jesus quotes Psalm 69:4 • John 2:17 – Psalm 69:9 quoted regarding Jesus. • Romans 11:9-10 – Paul quotes Psalm 69:22-23 regarding Israel in Jesus’ day.

  5. The appropriateness of these prayers God answered these prayers. • David received rest from his enemies. 2 Samuel 22:1-4 • Rome was destroyed. Revelation 6:9-11; 22:7, 12, 20

  6. Prayers for justice and vindication, not personal vengeance Rooted in the proper view of sin and a desire for God’s cause to prevail. • Psalm 5:8-10; 139:17, 19-24; 119:104; 94:1-3 • Romans 12:9

  7. Is there a conflict with Matthew 5:43-45? • First prayer should be for repentance – Ezekiel 33:11, 19; 2 Peter 3:9 • Some are incorrigible – Philippians 3:18-19a • God is loving and just. Wickedness will be punished – Romans 11:22, 12:19

  8. Imprecatory Prayers • Luke 18:1, James 5:16 • We should hate sin and pray for God’s cause to prosper and His people to be vindicated.

  9. Be Saved Today! • Believe – John 3:16 • Confess – Romans 10:10 • Repent – Acts 17:30 • Be Baptized – 1 Peter 3:21 • Be Faithful – Hebrews 3:12