• Israel Ekundayo

AFFLICTION SHALL NOT RISE...

Nahum 1:9 ► What do ye imagine against the LORD? he will make an utter end: affliction shall not rise up the second time.

Insight and Highlight

When God begins, He makes an end.


Scripture Commentaries

Sin is the principal source of affliction. It must also be remembered that God allowed afflictions as a result of the persecution of our faith. This is not attributable to any sin, Acts 9:15-16, Rom 8:17.

Affliction can be in form of your disappointments, delays, heartbreaks, .etc.

Affliction can also be a direct consequence of willful sin against God.

The nation of Israel's affliction was their "trouble" or "oppression" proceeding from an enemy called Nineveh.

God, allowed the enemies of Israel and Judah to invade and oppress them.

In response to His people, God said affliction shall not rise again - meaning God will make an utter end of the enemies of His people, Nineveh,

Nahum 1: 8 ► But with an overwhelming flood He will make an end of Nineveh and pursue His enemies into darkness.…

Nineveh shall not afflict Israel a second time. God's visitation upon this enemy will be final, exhaustive that there will be no need to repeat it! Nineveh shall be no more in existence.

People who despise God's warning must be aware that their continued rebellion against God opens the door to an absolute certainty of doom.


Remorse corner

Trust God in the day of your trouble.

Nahum 1:7 ► The LORD is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him.


Call to Word action

Isaiah 14:24-27 ► The LORD of hosts hath sworn, saying, Surely as I have thought, so shall it come to pass; and as I have purposed, so shall it stand: …


The Christian clarion duty

Your Assyrians shall never again have the power to oppress you.

God will make an utter end of them!


Prayer

Whichever way trouble or affliction may have taken in your life, affliction shall not rise the second time, in Jesus' name.


Good morning all and have a blessed day today.


God bless you.

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