Daily Proverb: The Abominable Prayer

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9 God cannot stand the prayers
of anyone who disobeys
his Law.

~ Pr 28:9 (CEV)

27 Those who give to the poor will lack nothing,
but those who close their eyes to them receive many curses.

~ v 27 (NIV)

The question here is by whom will curses come?  From the people or from God?  Perhaps from both?

3 Do not drag me away with the wicked,
with the evildoers,
who speak in friendly ways with their neighbors
while malice is in their hearts.
4 Repay them according to what they have done—
according to the evil of their deeds.
Repay them according to the work of their hands;
give them back what they deserve.
5 Because they do not consider
what the LORD has done
or the work of His hands,
He [God Himself] will tear them down and not rebuild them.

~ Ps 28:3-5 (HCSB)

John D Carmack

About John D Carmack

I am an avid computer geek and Christian. My parents were baptized in WCG around 1973, and a lot of it made sense even then. I went out "into the world" for a while, but God brought me back when the time was right. A true prodigal son, it has deepened my conviction that this world really does need the intervention of Jesus Christ to keep it from destroying itself.