December 2009

-Nineveh: A Lesson In God’s Longsuffering

The story of Nineveh begins very early in Scripture. Shortly after the Flood, mankind, “although they knew God ... did not glorify Him as God, nor were thankful.” The result was that they “became futile in their thoughts, and their foolish hearts were darkened. Professing to be wise, they became fools” (Rom. 1:21-22 NKJV). This turning from God soon led to idolatry and immorality. [...]

December 18, 2009

-Nineveh: Spared Then Squashed

Nineveh, the idolatrous capital of the Assyrian empire that traces its origin back to disobedient Nimrod and the tower of Babel, is the subject of two Old Testament books -- Jonah and Nahum. In both books an overthrowing is prophesied, and in both it comes about. [...]

December 17, 2009