Ancient History, History

Nineveh, that Great City

Our family is reading the book of Jonah, and we are considering God's grace to the people of Nineveh, and today we read Jonah's words after the people of Nineveh repented. O LORD, is not this what I said when I was yet in my country? That is why I made haste to flee to… Continue reading Nineveh, that Great City

Ancient History, History

The Ancient Past – Nimrod the Hunter

Cush fathered Nimrod; he was the first on earth to be a mighty man. He was a mighty hunter before YHWH. Therefore it is said, ‘Like Nimrod a mighty hunter before YHWH’. [Genesis 10:8-9] As we read through Genesis, there a number of these anecdotal references to individuals. The writers assumed that this information was… Continue reading The Ancient Past – Nimrod the Hunter