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A Really F**ked Up Prayer Answered by God in the Bible

Tony Berard
5 min readJun 24, 2023

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So, I looked up what prayers were answered by God in the Bible:

https://bible.knowing-jesus.com/topics/God-Answering-Prayers

I also wanted to know some of the conditions for God to hear someone praying:

1 Peter 3:7

7 Husbands, in the same way be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with respect as the weaker partner and as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing will hinder your prayers.

John 9:31 Verse Concepts
We know that God does not hear sinners; but if anyone is God-fearing and does His will, He hears him.

Source: https://bible.knowing-jesus.com/topics/God-Answering-Prayers

If God does not hear sinners, but everyone sins, how does God hear anyone? That seems to be a fundamental problem right there. But, let’s get past that. Let’s look at a really messed up prayer God answered.

The Lord’s Judgment on Ahaziah

1 After Ahab’s death, Moab rebelled against Israel. 2 Now Ahaziah had fallen through the lattice of his upper room in Samaria and injured himself. So he sent messengers, saying to them, “Go and consult Baal-Zebub, the god of Ekron, to see if I will recover from this injury.”

3 But the angel of the Lord said to Elijah the Tishbite, “Go up and meet the messengers of the king of Samaria and ask them, ‘Is it because there is no God in Israel that you are going off to consult Baal-Zebub, the god of Ekron?’ 4 Therefore this is what the Lord says: ‘You will not leave the bed you are lying on. You will certainly die!’” So Elijah went.

5 When the messengers returned to the king, he asked them, “Why have you come back?”

6 “A man came to meet us,” they replied. “And he said to us, ‘Go back to the king who sent you and tell him, “This is what the Lord says: Is it because there is no God in Israel that you are sending messengers to consult Baal-Zebub, the god of Ekron? Therefore you will not leave the bed you are lying on. You…

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Tony Berard

I have lately been constructing arguments against God and the supernatural. I have proven that stuff doesn't exist with science equations. I aspire to be great.