War Psalms of the Prince of Peace: Lessons From the Imprecatory Psalms, Second Edition
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About "War Psalms of the Prince of Peace: Lessons From the Imprecatory Psalms, Second Edition"
:Although the Psalms are much beloved by readers of the Bible, some hostile language in individual psalms may be disconcerting. Are these seemingly vindictive prayers acceptable in the mouths of Christians? How is a pastor supposed to preach these texts? James E. Adams wants us to embrace God's Word in its entirety, and that means examining the parts that make us uncomfortable. In short, helpful chapters, Adams answers a number of questions: Are these psalms from God? Who is the speaker in the psalms? May we pray these psalms today? It turns out that the Prince of Peace has much to teach us about war, and even the imprecatory psalms may be prayed with the merciful goal of conversion. Twenty-fifth anniversary edition includes a new epilogue and additional chapter.
Meet the Author
James E. Adams is the editor of Living Faith, a publication that provides brief personal reflections on the themes of daily scripture. A longtime editor and journalist, resides in Missouri. He is a graduate of St. Bernard's College, and earned a Master of Arts from the University of Dayton. Let Me Sow Love is his second book.