Praying Curses - Olive Tree Bible Software

Sale Savings + APPREC2022 Coupon for 20% Off Storewide!

Praying Curses

For the Olive Tree Bible App

Praying Curses
$27.99
OR
Add to Wish List
Features

Click on a feature to learn more.

Tap on a feature to learn more.

  • Linked Verses

Available for:
iPad, iPhone, Android, Mac, and Windows.

Praying Curses

For the Olive Tree Bible App

Title: Praying Curses
Publisher: Pickwick Publications
Author: Daniel Nehrbass

Description

Public reading of the psalms facilitates corporate worship, but it can also create a degree of awkwardness as a number of passages in the Psalter contain curses, asking God to avenge enemies. The presence of vengeful speech seems antithetical to Jesus' Sermon on the Mount. What are these psalms really about? This book recovers the value of imprecatory speech in Scripture, arguing that such passages continue to be relevant today, both in preaching and therapy. The interpretive model Nehrbass suggests is that of dependence: these psalms transfer the burden of one's enemies to God and affirm that it is God's prerogative alone to avenge. The authors of the imprecatory psalms were victims of violence, so this book looks to contemporary victims of violence for their interpretation and application of these psalms. This study is decidedly practical. Nehrbass examines the nature of anger and hatred and highlights some of the redemptive aspects of these emotions. He concludes that the imprecatory psalms offer several positive aspects for dealing with hatred. Use of these passages fosters in believers a passion for God's reputation and can also aid us in surrendering our problems to God's control.
ISBN: 9781621897491

You might also like…

Sign Into Your Olive Tree Account

Need to set up an account? Create Account.