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Pamphlet 1673 Nahum 7-2

We should point out that the nations mentioned in Nahum 3:9
will also align with the "false god", Satan,
in these last days as documented in Daniel chapter 11.

Note: We should also keep in mind that "history is prophecy" because it is true the "HIStory repeats itself", and that the events that took place in times past were ensamples (types) that have been written for the benefit and admonition of those of us upon whom the ends of the world are come!

1 Cor. 10:11 "Now all these things happened unto them for ensamples:
and they are written for our admonition,
upon whom the ends of the world are come."

To that end, the prophet Nahum now reminds Assyrian Nineveh
how easy it was to bring down the great fortified city of Thebes,
a city ideally situation on the river for protection and a city which appeared invulnerable.

Futhermore and most important to our understanding is that Thebes was the stronghold of the false god,
"Amon the sun god".

This historical example and analogy helps us place in perspective
and understand the futility of man's strongholds and how easily Nineveh shall fall on
"the day of vengeance of our God" (Isa. 61:2).

Nahum 3:8 Art thou better than populous No, that was situate among the rivers, that had the waters round about it, whose rampart was the sea, and her wall was from the sea?
The question is to Nineveh: "Do you think yourself to be in a better position of defense
and therefore more of a stronghold than mighty city of Thebes?"

Well, the "Nineveh" of these last days with all her technology
and "power of the arm" will think so but when judgment comes upon her
she shall melt as wax before the fire of His wrath!

Note: "Populous No" is "No'-Amon". "No" is the Egyptian city "nu" which is known as Thebes and "Amon" is the Egyptian god "Amon", also known as Jupiter.

Therefore No'-Amon means "Amon's city" which is the city of a false god,
i.e. Satan's city, his stronghold!

You can read the history of the destruction of No (Thebes) which took place around 663 BC
for it had risen to chief importance as the capital of the new empire and had become a large,
and splendid, and populous city.

Homer speaks of its hundred gates (Iliad ix. 381)
and its tutelary divinity was Amon,
the high priest of whom was second only to the king.

Those who have eyes to see and ears to hear will be able to see types even relating back
to the first earth age when the king of Tyre (Ezk. 28) and his great city were brought down!

Yes, history repeats itself even from the first earth age because
"there is nothing new under the sun", i.e. there is nothing new in this flesh age!

Satan rebelled against God in the first earth and did not prevail!

Neither shall he prevail in this earth age!

[9] Ethiopia and Egypt were her strength, and it was infinite; Put and Lubim were thy helpers.
Thebes, the city of the false god,
had even formed military alliances with other strong nations
thereby adding to her sense of security and appearance of invulnerability.
[10]  Yet was she carried away, she went into captivity: her young children also were dashed in pieces at the top of all the streets: and they cast lots for her honourable men, and all her great men were bound in chains.
We should point out that the nations mentioned in verse 9
will also align with the "false god" who really is Satan in these last days as documented in Daniel chapter 11.
Daniel 11:43 But he shall have power over the treasures of gold and of silver, and over all the precious things of Egypt: and the Libyans and the Ethiopians shall be at his steps.
It is also written in Ezekiel 38 & 39 that these same nations shall form an alliance with the chief prince of Meshach, the leader of Rosh (Russia), who at the direction of the "vile person", that "little horn", shall come "from the north" leading that final great multinational army against God's people, even the United States of America. But it shall be to no avail for the great "day of vengeance of our God" shall arrive on that day and God shall utterly destroy that army with the power of His might.

Kibosh from Elkosh!

And I will smite thy bow out of thy left hand, and will cause thine arrows to fall out of thy right hand.

And so it is that as we know the types from history we see into the future!

Therefore we know and have seen in type that Nineveh of these last days shall fall
just as easily as did the city of Thebes when the decree goes forth at the sound of the last trump!

To study the Bible is the noblest of all pursuits; to understand it, the highest of all goals.
We pray that with the guidance of the Holy Spirit, you accomplish both.

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