Let Them Be Like the Snail That Dissolves to Slime
Psalm 58 is an imprecatory psalm. David asks God to tear out the fangs of his enemies, blunt their arrows, melt them like a snail in the sun.
We sometimes stumble at these psalms because Jesus said, “Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you” (Luke 6:27).
Can humble, obedient, loving Christians ever pray Psalm 58 and mean it the way the psalmist did?
Yes. Here is one possible scenario.
The wicked in view “deal out violence on the earth” (v. 2). They... Continue Reading