“If There is a God, Let Him Strike Me Dead Right Now!”
Professor demands, “If there is a God, let Him strike me dead right now,” and when nothing happens, he declares his atheistic position as victorious: “Just as I suspected, I’m still alive. There is no God,” he gloats.
“Supposedly, just because God does not do exactly as he demands, that proves there is no God.” Is it true that someone with the power to do something should always do it when called upon to do it? Of course not. There could be some very good reasons why the cop refuses to respond. God has primarily worked through providence with little or no recognizable miraculous activity.
Can you pray for justice?
Keep us from trying to take matters into our own hands, Father, because vengeance is yours to take and You will repay – but Lord, in your grace and mercy, we pray that you would bring justice and peace to all those who have been cruelly and unfairly treated by their fellow man, and that you would remove the injustice and carelessness that they have had to endure.
What does the Bible say about praying for your enemy?
The text in the King James Version of the Bible is: But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who despitefully use you and persecute you; the text in the Novum Testamentum Graece is:,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
What is Psalm 109 used for?
Psalm 109 is classified as an individual lament psalm (Weiser 1962:690) in form-critical studies of the Psalter; more specifically, it is a lament of an individual person accused of being guilty of the death of a poor man (v. 16), possibly by mysterious means such as curses (vv.
Does God protect me from my enemies?
God will go before me and let me gloat over those who slander me; but do not kill them, O Lord our shield, or my people will forget. Deliver me from my enemies; protect me from those who rise up against me; deliver me from evildoers and save me from bloodthirsty men; God will go before me and let me gloat over those who slander me; God will go before me and let me gloat over those who slander me; God will go before
What does the Bible say about praying for justice?
u201cLearn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, and please the widow’s cause,u201d (Isaiah 1:17). u201cHe has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you, O man, but to do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with your God?u201d (Micah 6:8).
What do you pray for in hard times?
Help me to not be afraid of the future, but to boldly trust that you are in control when my emotions run high and I don’t know what to say; and when I can’t speak and don’t know what to say, help me to “Be still, and know that you are God.” Be my comforter, healer, and bring me peace, in Jesus’ name, Amen.
What does God say about revenge?
u201cBless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse; do not repay anyone evil for evil. Do not take revenge, my dear friends, but leave room for God’s wrath,u201d says the Apostle Paul in Romans chapter 12: u201cIt is mine to avenge; I will repay,u201d says the Lord.
How does Jesus tell us to pray?
u201cDo not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in synagogues and on street corners to be seen by men… but when you pray, go into your room, close the door, and pray to your father who is unseen,u201d Jesus taught.
Who does Jesus say is my neighbor?
The parable is said to have been told by Jesus in response to a lawyer’s question, “And who is my neighbor?” The conclusion is that the parable’s neighbor figure is the one who shows mercy to the injured fellow manu2014that is, the Samaritan.
What does psalm 25 say?
I put my trust in thee, O my God: do not let me be ashamed, do not let my enemies triumph over me; indeed, let none who wait on thee be ashamed: let those who transgress without cause be ashamed.
Who is psalm 110 talking about?
According to the Talmud (Nedarim 32a) and the Midrash Tehillim, this psalm is about Abraham, who won a battle to save his nephew Lot and earned priesthood.
What psalm is for peace?
Psalm 9:9-10 The Lord is a stronghold for the oppressed; those who know your name trust in you, for you, Lord, have never abandoned those who seek you. Psalm 62:1-2 Truly my soul finds rest in God; my salvation comes from him.
Will not be visited with evil?
The fear of the Lord brings life, and whoever has it will be content; he will not be visited with evil.
When God is on our side who can be against us?
Who Can Stand Against Me With God on My Side – Romans 8: 31: Gas and Mileage Log Book: 96 Paperback u2013 Import, November 28, 2019
What does God protect us from?
These will demonstrate how God can protect us from spiritual death, aggression, and sickness in the present day.