Archive for September, 2011
This week we will study the book of Nahum. It is a small, 3 chapter prophetic book written probably sometime between 663 BC and 612 BC. The author is Nahum, the prophet. We don’t know much about this man. Even the town mentioned as his home town is not easily identifiable. The book’s purpose is to pronounce God’s judgment on Assyria and its capital, Nineveh. And that pronouncement would bring comfort to the people of Judah - for Assyria was a potent and violent threat.
Warren Wiersbe tells us: “Assyria was a ruthless enemy that practiced brutality on men, women, and More >
In Matthew 24:46, Jesus says, “Blessed is that slave whom his master finds so doing when he comes.”
If you have children, I’m sure you take pride and joy when coming home to find your children’s homework and chores completed. It is a great feeling to come home to see what is expected to be done actually done. When I was young, I knew my mom always would get home from work at five so around 4:50pm I would do everything she told me to do. However, if my dad was not already home, I wasn’t sure what time he would actually More >