SERMONS, OUTLINES, ILLUSTRATIONS, AND PREACHING IDEAS

SERMONS & MEDIA ON NAHUM

Our sermon ideas on the book of Nahum will help you preach a powerful message on God’s reaction to unrestrained cruelty and evil. While the violence in the text is often difficult to comprehend—Nahum addresses both the oppressed in Judah and the oppressing Assyrians. Prepare your message on God’s Word in Nahum with sermon outlines or an entire sermon series.


NAHUM SERMON OUTLINES

by Chris Brown

How to interpret Nahum today: Nahum 1-3 Nineveh and Israel are symbols for Nineveh and Israel. Nahum gives the hope and encouragement that: God has great power. God will judge the wicked. God will bless those who stay faithful. How it applies to us today: Psalm 73, 2 Thessalonians...

by Stuart Briscoe

A century after Jonah's remarkable ministry in Nineveh, Nahum proclaimed Jehovah's message again to the Assyrians. I. The Context of Nahum's Message. A. Legendary city and empire. B. The ministry of Jonah. C. The repentance of the Assyrians. D. The repentance of their repentance...

by Jerry Vines

How many of you have ever heard a sermon from the book of Nahum? We have one fellow over here. I've never heard one myself. I can hardly wait to hear what I'm going to say about the book of Nahum. The first statement in the first verse says "the burden of Nineveh." A message of judgment concerning Nineveh. This is the second book in the Bible that…

by Roger Thomas

Introduction: Many people have a problem with God. Most people believe in God. Few are atheists. However, the god that many folk believe in is much different that the God of the Bible, the God of Noah's Flood, the God that brought judgment on Sodom and Gomorrah, or the God who spoke the Ten Commandments so forcefully...

by Clarence E. Macartney

Jonah preached the shortest and the greatest sermon on record. It was a sermon of just eight words, ''Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown.'' That sermon brought the great city of Nineveh to its knees and to repentance, from the king upon his throne to the beggar on the dunghill. Yet that sermon...

by Stan Coffey

NAHUM AND HABAKKUK - FAITH FOR DARK DAYS - AUTHORSHIP: The name Nahum means ''Comfort, Consolation, or Relief''. The prophet came from Elkosh (Chapter 1:1). Though the location of Elkosh is unknown, suggestions include Capernaum which is literally translated ''the village of...

by Nelson Price

JESUS CHRIST doesn't want to save you and launch you into life like a skyrocket at Christmas. Though skyrockets are fun, they are not a pretty picture of a purposeful life. The erratic route of the rocket soon blazes out and falls purposeless to earth. Jesus Christ wants to save you and become your on-board guidance...

by Jerry Vines

We are going to consider tonight this relatively brief book in the old testament. One of the minor prophets which speaks a message to modern America. It is the book of Nahum a three chapter book in the Old Testament. Now some have suggested that the book of Nahum ought to be titled Ho Hum. That it is a very boring, dull and an uninteresting book. But...

by Zach Terry

OPENING ILLUSTRATION: The life of Dr. William Petit was forever changed on July 23, 2007. In his first interview since his family was murdered Oprah Winfrey asked Dr. Petit, ''Can you forgive?'' Dr. Petit said, ''You can forgive somebody who stole your car. You can forgive somebody who slapped you in the face. You can forgive somebody who insulted you...

by Jeff Strite

OPEN: I once heard a man tell of WHY he entered the ministry. He said he entered the ministry because he was afraid of God. Now granted, Scripture tells us we should fear God. Proverbs 9:10 tells us ''The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.'' But THIS man's fear of God bordered on...