Nahum Chapter 1
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14 And the LORD hath given a commandment concerning thee, that no more of thy name be sown: out of the house of thy gods will I cut off the graven image and the molten image: I will make thy grave; for thou art vile.
15 Behold upon the mountains the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace! O Judah, keep thy solemn feasts, perform thy vows: for the wicked shall no more pass through thee; he is utterly cut off.
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Matthew Henry's Nahum Chapter 1 Bible commentary...
This prophet denounces the certain and approaching destruction of the Assyrian empire, particularly of Nineveh, which is described very minutely. Together with this is consolation for his countrymen, encouraging them to trust in God.The justice and power of the Lord. (1-8) The overthrow of the Assyrians. (9-15)1-8 About a hundred years before, at Jonah's preaching, the Ninevites repented, and were spared, yet, soon after, they became worse than ever. Nineveh knows not that God who contends with her, but is told what a God he is. It is good for all to mix faith with what is here said concerning Him, which speaks great terror to the wicked, and comfort to believers. Let each take his portion from it: let sinners read it and tremble; and let saints read it and triumph. The anger of the Lord is contrasted with his goodness to his people. Perhaps they are obscure and little regarded in the world, but the Lord knows them. The Scripture character of Jehovah agrees not with the views of proud reasoners. The God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ is slow to wrath and ready to forgive, but he will by no means acquit the wicked; and there is tribulation and anguish for every soul that doeth evil: but who duly regards the power of his wrath?
9-15 There is a great deal plotted against the Lord by the gates of hell, and against his kingdom in the world; but it will prove in vain. With some sinners God makes quick despatch; and one way or other, he will make an utter end of all his enemies. Though they are quiet, and many very secure, and not in fear, they shall be cut down as grass and corn, when the destroying angel passes through. God would hereby work great deliverance for his own people. But those who make themselves vile by scandalous sins, God will make vile by shameful punishments. The tidings of this great deliverance shall be welcomed with abundant joy. These words are applied to the great redemption wrought out by our Lord Jesus and the everlasting gospel, #Ro 10:15|. Christ's ministers are messengers of good tidings, that preach peace by Jesus Christ. How welcome to those who see their misery and danger by sin! And the promise they made in the day of trouble must be made good. Let us be thankful for God's ordinances, and gladly attend them. Let us look forward with cheerful hope to a world where the wicked never can enter, and sin and temptation will no more be known.
Tom's Nahum Chapter 1 comment about verse 7 on 5/05/2013, 2:59pm...
3 Facts to comfort us when in trouble:-
1. The LORD is good;
2. He is a stronghold;
3. He knows them that trust in Him.
Musa john's Nahum Chapter 1 comment on 3/25/2013, 8:04am...
That's Godís love to those who believe and trust in him.
Evalena Jacobs-Latham's Nahum Chapter 1 comment about verse 7 on 2/06/2013, 12:50pm...
I thank The Almighty God through Jesus Christ, for His Angels who protects His Saints daily from seen and unseen dangers on the earth.
Ariyanto Dwiwahyu's Nahum Chapter 1 comment about verse 7 on 9/03/2012, 9:39am...
Nice... God bless you.
Gail Neal's Nahum Chapter 1 comment about verse 7 on 8/04/2012, 3:10pm...
It is a promise we can stand on that Jehovah G-d is our Salvation. He is all good, He is strong & on our side. We can count on Him no matter what comes our way. He knows our hearts, & is aware of those that TRULY TRUST HIM & ARE FAITHFUL TO HIM.
C Barton's Nahum Chapter 1 comment about verse 15 on 7/30/2012, 10:19pm...
Of note is that this theme speaks also in Isaiah 52:7; a Messianic theme is apparent. My personal blessing in this verse is the renewal of joy when I am reminded, by word or deed, of the Good News of my salvation through Yeshua, our Redeemer, and Redeemer of Israel.
Jeanne-renee's Nahum Chapter 1 comment on 6/22/2012, 10:25am...
God is mericifulyetjealous when we put things before him.for those who believe repent. and for those who dont be prepare for our Gods wrath. he has all power. keep the peace through your faith in him JESUS, the God of isreal wrapped in flesh. most of all repent
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