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Gilbert House Fellowship #172: 2 Chr 32-33; Nahum

THE DESTRUCTION of Assyria and the prophetic implications of its destruction are the focus of this week’s study.

Although the Assyrians had been used by God to punish the northern kingdom, Israel, for its apostasy, He saved Judah and Jerusalem through miraculous intervention. We discuss Hezekiah and his fall into destructive pride, the sin and repentance of Manasseh, and the brief reign of Manasseh’s son Amon, who obviously didn’t learn a thing from his father’s mistakes.

Then we analyze the prophecy of Nahum against the Assyrian capital of Nineveh and find surprising connections between Assyria and the kingdom that destroyed it, Babylon.

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Gilbert House Fellowship #168: Isaiah 45-49

Cyrus the Great

ISAIAH’S PROPHECY of Cyrus the Great, king of Persia, about 150 years before he conquered Babylon is one of the remarkable sections of the Bible that proves its authenticity.

We discuss God’s choice of a pagan king as his “anointed,” the restoration of Israel, and prophecies of God’s eventual dominion over all the nations.

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