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Woe to Blood Cities (Nahum 3:1-19)

Woe to Blood Cities (Nahum 3:1-19)

What is God warning about bloody cities? God is not just talking about Nineveh and Assyria, one city and kingdom. God is actually talking about a bigger dimension.

Salvation in judgment (Nahum 2: 1-13)

Salvation in judgment (Nahum 2: 1-13)

The first chapter of Nahum makes clear that God’s judgment is about to fall on Nineveh for her idolatry, pride, and evil. Chapter 2 is a prophetic lens through which we catch a glimpse of the terrible judgment that is about to befall Ninevah. The recurring themes of harsh, thorough, and unstoppable judgment coupled with God’s salvation for His people follow through from the first chapter. But what does it mean for us? We read the minor prophets in a world that has excised judgment from its vocabulary. We read it to learn about what God’s terrible judgment reveals about His character, and what it means for us today!

Cutting, Breaking, Coming (Nahum 1:9-15)

Cutting, Breaking, Coming (Nahum 1:9-15)

Who are the enemies of God? This is the question that we'll consider as we examine this passage. In fact, does it surprise you that God has enemies? 

A meditation on Ps 42

A meditation on Ps 42

Psalm 42 teaches us how to speak to our soul and teach our hearts to hope in God.

Putting the OT together

Putting the OT together

In out OT overview series, we sought to, as the name suggest, provide a broad look at the books in the OT. The content in the series might have been overwhelming so this post aims to compile and put everything together!

FAQ: Covenants in the books of Moses

FAQ: Covenants in the books of Moses

Christians often speak of covenants, but what is this legal language doing in the Bible? Is it relevant?

We’ve put together a quick overview of the covenants especially as they’re mentioned and used in the first 5 books of the Bible. This is important as it serves as a foundation for themes and ideas unpacked in the rest of the OT and also continued in the NT.

Why Exodus?

Why Exodus?

We’ve committed to a study of the entire book of Exodus at the Fellowship and this study will span more than 50 sessions. At this point in the year (October!), we’ve already completed 27 sessions, and are somewhere in the middle of Exodus. Most of the action that we’re familiar with is behind us, namely the plagues and the great Red Sea deliverance. The wilderness and law accounts lie ahead of us, and as its name suggest, sound very dry.

But why is Exodus so important for us to read so carefully? There are at least 2 reasons.

The Inerrancy of Scripture and Bible Reading

The Inerrancy of Scripture and Bible Reading

How does the inerrancy of Scripture affect the way we read our Bibles? Isaac, one of the Fellowship teachers has prepared some answers to questions that we’ve heard asked, or have asked at some point in our life! We hope that this will not only give us confidence to answer questions posed to us, but will also encourage us to “take up and read” our Bibles.

A New Taste For Heaven

A New Taste For Heaven

“I didn’t really get it. All my life growing up, I have only known God to be an idea, formed out of Christian vocabulary and descriptions I hear at church, and fuzzy memories of “Bible bedtime stories”.”

In this post, Christina, who attends Fellowship, shares with us her journey of Bible reading and discovering the riches in God’s Word.

Minor Prophets: Nahum’s God (Nahum 1:1-8)

Minor Prophets: Nahum’s God (Nahum 1:1-8)

In the previous introduction, we've read about the context and background to this book. As we begin to unpack and understand the context of the book of Nahum, we'll see that it's about Nineveh. The main purpose of this book is not so much to tell us about Nineveh, but rather, focuses on what God does to Nineveh and Assyria. This will be a helpful thing to keep at the back of our minds as we try to understand this book! 

I've heard God's Word... then what happens?

I've heard God's Word... then what happens?

On Wednesday nights, we gather to study God's word together. Many of us leave with a clear sense that God has spoken, but what do we do with it? Here are three suggestions that you could take up to continue pursuing God even on Thursday and in the rest of the week! 

Introduction to Nahum

Introduction to Nahum

To help us understand Nahum, we need to understand the historical context and genre. Nahum is one of the 12 Minor prophets, so called not because these books are unimportant, but because they are short. Even in Jesus’ time, these books were read together/read as a group.