Bible Messages

The Message of Nahum

16 May, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

POSTED 21 MARCH, 2017 When today’s Messianic Believers approach the Book of Nahum, what do they think? In all likelihood, most of those within our broad Messianic faith community have not read, skimmed, or even opened the Book of Nahum for a good long while. I confess this of myself, as much as the rest of us. If it had not been for our Survey of the Tanach Bible study podcast started in January 2011, preceded by me putting together the summary entries on the composition of the Tanach or Old Testament books, I probably would not have read through […]

Nahum

Book of Nahum

7 November, 2016 J.K. McKee 0

reproduced from A Survey of the Tanach for the Practical Messianic Approximate date: mid 600s B.C.E. (Right, conservative-moderate, some Left); 400s-200s B.C.E. (some Left) Time period: the impending fall of Nineveh at the hands of Babylon Author(s): Nahum (Right, some conservative-moderate); Nahum and/or anonymous other(s) (some conservative moderate); Nahum and anonymous redactors (Left) Location of prophet/author(s): somewhere in Judah (Right, conservative-moderate, Left) Target audience and their location: Southern Kingdom Israelites and Ninevites Theological Summary: The Book of Nahum (Heb. Nachum) is a text containing this prophet’s vision (1:1), and primarily concerns the fall of Nineveh which occurred in 612 B.C.E. […]