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Interesting Imprecatory Prayer for a Leader

Uh, I am not sure if this is the kind of prayer we should be making for our leaders. Some times God grants us the leaders that we deserve. (I wonder which country this church sign is from)

When Can A Christian Gleefully Make Imprecatory Prayers?

So I have finally reached my wits end. I have decided to search out those dangerous passages in the Bible that flatten every adversary. Yeah, I want to “go nuclear” you assure yourself. But should I feel gleeful as I recite  those “forbidden verses”, so to speak? Like…

O God send down fire...

Let death take my enemies by surprise; let them go down alive to the grave. (Ps 55:15)
O God, break the teeth in their mouths. (Ps58:6)
May they be blotted out of the book of life and not be listed with the righteous. (Ps 69:28)
May his children be fatherless and his wife a widow. (Ps 109:9)

The question of the day: How are Christians to pray the imprecatory prayers of the Psalms? And even…should we pray the imprecatory Psalms? …Read More!