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Do You Say Psalms Of Lament? If Not, Why Not?

Posted by Job on August 13, 2007

If so, give an example of your lament prayer  in a comment. I know that some say that lament psalms, especially those of the imprecatory nature, should not be said in the age of grace. I disagree. Here is the list of what are considered to be the Psalms of Lament that you can use as an example for your prayers:

Community
12, 44, 58, 60, 74, 79, 80, 83, 85, 89, 90, 94, 123, 126, 129
 
Individual
3, 4, 5, 7, 9-10, 13, 14, 17, 22, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31, 36, 39, 40:12-17, 41, 42-43, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 59, 61, 64, 70, 71, 77, 86, 89, 120, 139, 141, 142

Penitential
6, 38, 51, 102, 130, 143
 
Imprecatory
35, 69, 83, 88, 109, 137, 140

Further: here is an excellent article on Psalms of lament: http://www.bible.org/page.php?page_id=2759

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