The Arrows of God’s Judgment

      What are the ‘arrows’ of the Lord?

In Deuteronomy 32:18-24 God says to the Israelites; You forsook the Creator who begot you and ceased to care for the God who brought you to birth.

 Therefore, I shall heap disasters upon you and expend My arrows of hunger, plague and bitter pestilence. Wild beasts will attack and snakes will poison you.

 Also in Job 6:4 The arrows of the Almighty have found their mark in me and my spirit has been poisoned.

But, it seems that there are worse kinds – arrows of fire.

Psalm 7:12-13 The enemy strings his bow, makes ready. It is against himself that he has prepared his deadly shafts – arrows tipped with fire.

Psalm 144:5-6 Lord, part the heavens, come down to us. Make lightening flashes far and wide, send Your arrows flying.

Habakkuk 3:9-11 You string Your bow and fill Your quiver with arrows. At the flash of Your arrows, the sun and moon stand still.

Zechariah 9:14 The Lord will appear over them, His arrows will flash like lightening.

2 Samuel 22:14-15 God thundered from the heavens. He loosed arrows and sped them far and wide.

Psalm 64:7 God with His arrows shoots down evildoers. Sudden is their overthrow.

Psalm 77:17 The skies thundered and Your arrows flashed hither and thither.

Psalm 45:5 Your arrows are sharp, nations lie beneath your feet.

Zephaniah 9:13 Judah the bow, Ephraim the arrow. [The House of Judah, the Jews and Ephraim, the leader of The House of Israel, together against the Lords enemies in this next Mid East war]

Zechariah 9:14 The Lord will appear over them. His arrows will flash like lightening.

Then, peace and prosperity for His people, in the Land of New Israel, before the Return of Jesus. This fulfils many prophecies. They will show the nations the right way to live and God will bless them.

Psalms 76:1-3 In all Israel God is known, His dwelling in Zion. There He has broken the flashing arrows and all weapons of war.

Reference, Revised English Bible, some verses abridged