How can the God of love in the NT be reconciled with the vengeful God of these cursing Psalms? (Psalm 109, for example)

David says, “Let his children be fatherless, and his wife a widow” (109:9). By contrast, Jesus said, “Love your enemies ... and pray for those who ... persecute you” (Matt. 5:44). How can the God of vengeance of the OT be the same as the God of love of the NT (1 John 4:16)?

Psalms 109:1 - 31

ESV - 1 Be not silent, O God of my praise! 2 For wicked and deceitful mouths are opened against me, speaking against me with lying tongues.

Clarify Share Report Asked October 19 2022 My picture Jack Gutknecht

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