Phrases regarding some Old Testament prophecies applying to not only then:
Prophecy is cyclical
Already, but not yet
About a month ago, half awake, I quietly heard “Nahum 3.” I wrote it down, and looked it up later, aghast!
Is this America today? Have we become prideful and haughty like Nineveh, under the evangelicals’ watch, so we are also doomed (v. 19)?
Wikipedia says this about Nineveh:
Nineveh was the flourishing capital of the Assyrian empire (2 Kings 19:36; Isa. 37:37). The book of the prophet Nahum is almost exclusively taken up with prophetic denunciations against this city. Its ruin and utter desolation are foretold (Nahum 1:14; 3:19, etc.). Its end was strange, sudden, tragic. (Nahum 2:6–11) According to the Bible, it was God’s doing, his judgement on Assyria’s pride (Jonah Nah). In fulfilment of prophecy, God made “an utter end of the place”. It became a “desolation”.
1 Woe to the bloody city! It is all full of lies [lying is rampant even among ‘Christian’ leaders] and robbery. The prey doesn’t depart.
2 The noise of the whip [heard by many who now hate America], the noise of the rattling of wheels, prancing horses, and bounding chariots,
3 the horseman mounting, and the flashing sword, the glittering spear, and a multitude of slain, and a great heap of corpses, and there is no end of the bodies [not just through our military and black ops ventures throughout the world, but consider all of those who have been James-3 cursed even by ‘Christians.’ Many who have been cursed have gotten sick and even died]. They stumble on their bodies,
4 because of the multitude of the prostitution of the alluring prostitute, the mistress of witchcraft, who sells nations through her prostitution, and families through her witchcraft [lust demons run amuck even in the church, not just in the filth we export from Hollywood and over the internet to peoples, including innocent children everywhere].
5 “Behold, I am against you,” says Yahweh of Armies, “and I will lift your skirts over your face. I will show the nations your nakedness, and the kingdoms your shame. Continue reading “Nahum 3: Is This America Today? "There is no healing your wound, for your injury is fatal"”