A View of God in the Eyes of Nahum

View of God in the Eyes of Nahum 1:2-3,7

Nahum 1:2-3, 7

I. Bad news (Nahum 1:2)

    A. Jealous (Exodus 20:4-5; 34:14; Deuteronomy 4:24; Matthew 6:33)
    B. Avenges (1 John 1:9; Hebrews 12:25, 29)
    C. Furious (because of impenitence)
    D. Mercy in the Old Testament (Exodus 33:17-19; Numbers 14:18; Psalm 13:5; 23:6)
    E. Wrath in the New Testament (Romans 1:18; 2:5-6; Ephesians 5:5-6; 2 Thessalonians 1:7-9)

II. Good and bad news (Nahum 1:3)

    A. Slow to anger (Nehemiah 9:17; Psalm 103:8; Jonah 4:2; James 1:19-20; Galatians 5:22-23)
    B. Great in power (creation, deliverance, miracles)
    C. Will not at all acquit the wicked (Psalm 1:5)

III. Good news (Nahum 1:7)

    A. The Lord is good (Psalm 31:19; John 3:16)
    B. A stronghold in the day of trouble (Psalm 46:1; 61:3)
    C. The Lord knows those who trust in Him (1 John 2:3-5)

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