Category Archives: Jonah

To What Lengths Would God Go?

There’s an irony in Jonah that has a way of making me smile. For example, Jonah self-identifies as a “a Hebrew, and I fear the LORD, the God of heaven” (1:9). Yet, when told by the God of heaven he … Continue reading

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From Fear to Fear

Apparently there’s fear, and then there’s fear. Reading Jonah this morning, and in the opening act of this well known story it’s the fear factor that’s caught my attention. The first thing I noticed was Jonah’s “national fear” or his … Continue reading

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God’s Fine Motor Skills

When reading Jonah, I used to be almost solely focused on the prophet gone prodigal and the lessons that I could learn from him . . . the “what not to do’s”. But over the past few years, when I … Continue reading

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Right Place at the Right Time

“Just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale, a tale of a fateful trip . . . That started from this tropic port, aboard this tiny ship. . . . The mate was a mighty sailin’ man . . … Continue reading

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Manipulating the Glory

You know, Jonah really is a fascinating character. When you get beyond the amusing Sunday School story picture of him being human barf, standing on a beach, with seaweed hanging off his head, you see that he really was a … Continue reading

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