The God of All Vengeance (1)
O Lord God, to whom vengeance belongeth; O God, to whom vengeance belongeth, shew thyself. Lift up thyself, thou judge of the earth: render a reward to the proud. - Psalm 94:1-2
Everybody goes towards the direction of his best in life. If you fight for yourself, God cannot help you. But he is a God of vengeance. He has no time limit. Revenge and vengeance look the same, but they are not the same.
Revenge means doing something bad to someone who has done badly to you. Many murder cases are as a result of revenge. Do we see how many months it took Pharaoh to let the people go even after the economy has been destroyed? Today some people go to occultic houses to revenge the evil done to them. But it is done out of bitterness for the mentality is “I either have it or destroy it”. Today many believers still hold to revenge like Lucifer who is causing trouble today in this world so as to get back at God who sent him out of Heaven.
This same spirit of revenge entered Saul the first king of Israel. He wanted to destroy David by all means. He tried to instigate his son Jonathan to kill David his friend and when Jonathan was trying to appeal to his common sense; he took a spear to kill him. This shows the extent that Saul was ready to go. Jonathan was ready to become number two, but Saul was not ready for this until the two of them died the same day.
This same spirit of Lucifer made people who are humble to begin with, cut away from the mother church that sent them to pastor. A man can be so ambitious that he will kill and sacrifice his own son to get power. Beloved you must release those that hurt you for God to fight for you.
Vengeance: It is a punishment given to someone for harm they have done to you. It is not you doing bad to get it back at them but allowing the law of recompense to take its due
For instance, God did not kill Pharaoh and his army in the Red sea. He only brought back the open sea to flow, and it was the responsibility of Pharaoh not to have walked himself to an obvious suicide, God is a God of vengeance.
Prayer: Lord, protect me from the hurtful sword of the enemy and destroy all the powers of darkness working against me, in Jesus name. Lord, execute judgment on my behalf and let every chain be broken in Jesus name.
Further Reading: Psalm 73:13-17; Romans 12:19
One-year Bible Reading Plan: Job 23:1-27:23; 2 Corinthians 1:12-2:11; Psalm 41:1-13; Proverbs 22:5-6