And out of the battle of Carchemish, five great things ensued. But when Ashurbanipal died in 625 BC, his son was weak. Isaiah asked God that question in the days when the bitter and ruthless Assyrian came and destroyed Israel and Samaria, and carried away into captivity and forever destroyed the kingdom—the northern ten tribes. Is one with Nineveh and Tyre. Interestingly, the passage does not record Abraham arguing with God although he must have been tremendously conflicted and sad about God’s order to him. Why do these people always act like everything is … And as it unfolds, it unfolds according to God’s sovereign grace. Alexander the Great’s armies, marching eastward, passed over Nineveh and had no idea a great empire lay beneath their feet. Pharaoh Necho, who was the king and leader of the great Egyptian empire, Pharaoh Necho saw in the weakening of the Assyrians, he saw an opportunity to establish himself as a ruler of all the earth. For unanimously, and with great unanimity and with emphasis does God’s Word present God as the Sovereign of history. And Jeremiah walked around Jerusalem with his necked bowed under a heavy yoke. ” [Ezekiel 12:1-13]. Travel back in time to check out the early roles of some of Hollywood's heavy hitters. It reminds me of Isaiah, who in the little short twentieth chapter of the book, Isaiah walked naked and barefoot three solid years through the streets of Jerusalem as a sign that the Assyrians would come and would take away everything that the people possessed. I’d never said that, I was just quoting the Bible and that verse in Romans 11:25 when the pleroma. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. And little Josiah, good king Josiah, took his little army of Judeans and at Armageddon confronted Necho, and Necho’s vast army ran over him like straw. On the other side, to the north and to the east, was a kingdom of Medes, and they had an able leader by the name of Cyaxares. 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When Pharaoh slew good king Josiah and his great army marched northward having occupied Palestine, having occupied Syria, and now at Carchemish, Pharaoh faces the Chaldeans, and the destiny of the world, the supreme rulership of the world lies in the verdict. And blessed is that kingdom and prosperous is that land who loves the Lord and who place their trust in Him. 3 Early the next morning Abraham got up and saddled his donkey. However we have sinned, we have not sinned as they sin! Why, look at Nebuchadnezzar; he is an idol worshiper of the grossest kind. 2 Then God said, "Take your son, your only son, Isaac, whom you love, and go to the region of Moriah. Whom shall we tremble before? Directed by Scott Turner. ” And the last verse says, “So Hananiah the prophet died in the seventh month of that year. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. And he wore that heavy yoke around his neck. All Rights Reserved. All rights reserved worldwide. And as God raised up Nebuchadnezzar to carry out His judicial purposes in the earth, and sent him back to Babylon, he carried with him a statesman and prophet who should stand before him, representing God’s people and the courts of heaven and the Almighty who sits above the circle of the earth. Mao Tse-tung? Again, there is more said about Nebuchadnezzar by far, there is more said about him in the Bible, than any other heathen-kingdom, monarch emperor mentioned in history. However we may have sin in Israel, yet are we not as vile and blasphemous as the bitter Chaldean, I don’t understand. And when Sennacherib came down to Judah and held Jerusalem in a vice, and had it not been for the intervention of the angel of God, would have destroyed it! And Hammurabi, in the eighteenth and seventeenth centuries, BC, made Babylon one of the wondrous cities of the world. They lie in the hands of the great, omnipotent Creator, the Lord God, Judge over all the earth. ” Then the rest of the chapter is devoted to how Belshazzar prostituted that glorious inheritance, and how God had judged him and the nation, and how God had given it to the Medes and the Persians. ” When Pharaoh Necho came to Carchemish with the remnants of the Assyrian army, the great battle was fought in 605 BC, and it changed the destiny of the world, and God gave Nebuchadnezzar an incomparable victory, and he crushed the armies of Assyria and of Pharaoh Necho. What did I say about Nebuchadnezzar? It had the most glorious remains testifying to its existence. No. WND EXCLUSIVE Bachmann explains why God blessed America Founders discovered key to success in the Bible Published: 03/23/2014 at 5:29 PM. ” And Hananiah broke the yoke from off of Jeremiah’s neck. But Nabopolassar was relentless, and he pursued the Assyrians, and, in 610 BC, he destroyed them again in Haran. Isn’t that something? And the members of your family will serve as eunuchs in the palace court of the king. For example, in Jeremiah chapter 25 beginning at verse 8; “Therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts to His people; Because ye have not heard My words, Behold, I will send and take all the families of the north, saith the LORD, and Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, My servant”—this heathen monarch, Nebuchadnezzar—“My servant!” Nor is that peculiar or unique, when I turn the page to Jeremiah 27, sending word to all of the nations around, Jeremiah says to all of the nations around; “Thus saith the Lord now have I give all these lands into the hands of Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, My servant!” [Jeremiah 27:6] That’s not unusual or peculiar. And four of them were named in the book out of which I’m preaching; Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah. Nebuchadnezzar, “My servant”, ebed servant, ebed. And good king Josiah was slain. And announce to the king and to the people that “I have given them as captives into the hands of Nebuchadnezzar My servant. 3 Abram fell facedown, and God said to him, 4 “As for me, this is my covenant with you: You will be the father of many nations. Add the first question. Do you know the Lord? And when Ashurbanipal died in 625 BC, Nabopolassar rebelled and took out of the orbit of the Assyrian kingdom, all of Babylonia. God did it, just as all of destiny, and all of national life, and your life lie in the hands of God.