Public Imprecatory
Worship Services

 The government is to close houses of prostitution, close places selling drugs, close abortion clinics. If the government refuses to close an abortion clinic, but instead protecting the doctor and building, would a Jeremiah shoot the doctor? Would Jeremiah burn the building to the ground?

    Absolutely not! That would be taking the law into your own hands. That would put Jeremiah into Florus hands. And Florus would love that. Florus would even have an undercover agent give Jeremiah the gun and matches. (Florus is mentioned earlier in this course.)

    So what is a Christian to do? Would Jeremiah, in imprecatory prayer, ask God to kill the abortionist and strike the building with lightning? What do you think? Would Jeremiah organize a public worship service on the sidewalk where he and the others would pray publicly, and in the hearing of the doctor and staff, calling God's curses down upon the criminals? 

  Public Imprecatory Prayer
  A Bible Example

Deuteronomy 11:29    And it shall come to pass, when the Lord thy God hath brought thee in unto the land whither thou goest to possess it, that thou shalt put the blessing upon mount Gerizim, and the curse upon mount Ebal.
 

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(10) Thou shalt therefore obey the voice of the LORD thy God, and do his commandments and his statutes, which I command thee this day.

(11) And Moses charged the people the same day, saying,

(12) These shall stand upon mount Gerizim to bless the people, when ye are come o)er Jordan; Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Joseph, and Benjamin:

(13) And these shall stand upon mount Ebal to curse; Reuben, Gad, and Asher, and Zebulun, Dan, and Naphtali.

(14) And the Levites shall speak, and say unto all the men of Israel with a loud voice,

(15) Cursed [be] the man that maketh [any] graven or molten image, an abomination unto the LORD, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and putteth [it] in [a] secret [place]. And all the people shall answer and say, Amen.

(16) Cursed [be] he that setteth light by his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.

(17) Cursed [be] he that removeth his neighbour's landmark. And all the people shall say, Amen.

(18) Cursed [be] he that maketh the blind to wander out of the way. And all the people shall say, Amen.

(19)Cursed [be] he that perverteth the judgment of the stranger, fatherless, and widow. And all the people shall say, Amen.

(20) Cursed [be] he that lieth with his father's wife; because he uncovereth his father's skirt. And all the people shall say, Amen.

(21) Cursed [be] he that lieth with any manner of beast. And all the people shall say, Amen.

(22) Cursed [be] he that lieth with his sister, the daughter of his father, or the daughter of his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.

(23) Cursed [be] he that lieth with his mother in law. And all the people shall say, Amen.

(24) Cursed [be] he that smiteth his neighbour secretly. And all the people shall say, Amen.

(25) Cursed [be] he that taketh reward to slay an innocent person. And all the people shall say, Amen.

(26) Cursed [be] he that confirmeth not [all] the words of this law to do them. And all the people shall say, Amen.
 We have accepted the delusion that it is somehow unchristian to pray for God's wrath to be poured out upon the enemies and persecutors of the church.

    Yet that is what we see God's people doing, with God's approval, in both the Old and New Testaments.

   It is in fact a characteristic of Godly men that they despise the wicked. Godly men hate God's enemies and fervently pray for their downfall and destruction. 

   The attitude expressed in the imprecatory prayers of the Bible is a necessary aspect of the Christians attitude. 2 Tim 4:14. Alexander the coppersmith did me much evil: the Lord reward him according to his works

   Curses of the law were responsively read by Levites and people at Mount Ebal and Mount Gerizim. 

   Pastor, have you ever thought of going to an abortion clinic and, rather than demonstrating, blocking sidewalks, and doing other things that cause your people to end up in jail. To end up making 'donations' $ to the establishment $ via bonds and $ fines. 

   Rather have a public worship service. The Pastor can read the curses. The people can respond.

    With an appropriate amount of ritual this can have a powerful psychological effect upon the wicked in addition to the plea to God for justice.

Pastor: Cursed be the Congressman who take our taxes to pay for the murder of the innocent.

People: And all the people shall say, Amen.

Pastor: Cursed be the Doctor who would rip a little child apart with vacuum cleaner.

People: And all the people shall say, Amen.

Pastor: Cursed be the nurse who would help a Doctor dround the unborn in salt water.
People: And all the people shall say, Amen.

Pastor: Cursed be the city officials and police officers who protect these murderers in this place of infant holocaust. 
People: And all the people shall Say, Amen. 

Pastor: Oh God! Show your righteous anger. Do unto the doctor, and all who have a hand in the murder of these little children. Let not the child but let them be torn apart and thrown in the garbage. 
People: And all the people shall say, Amen.

Pastor: Oh God, God of our fathers! Do unto the wicked as they do to these little children. Let the abortionist be cast into the sea to drowned in salt water. Let him be torn limb from limb by sharks rather than being protected by sharks. (Lawyers)
People: And all the people shall say, Amen.

(1) And it shall come to pass, if thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe [and] to do all his commandments which I command thee this day, that the LORD thy God will set thee on high above all nations of the earth: Pastor: Oh God! Once again let America hearken diligently unto the voice of the Lord their God, to observe and to do all Your commandments which You has command us, that You will again set America on high above all nations of the earth:
  And all the people shall say, Amen.

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