Category Archives: Jonah

My posts while I was working through the book of Jonah.

NTX – Nov 10 – Acts 24-26

I love the section near the end of the reading today. I almost decided to preach from it this week. Instead I’ll scratch that itch a little here. Paul stands before King Agrippa and basically gives us the summary of … Continue reading

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NTX – Nov 1 – Acts 1-4

So they proposed two men: Joseph called Barsabbas (also known as Justus) and Matthias. Then they prayed, “Lord, you know everyone’s heart. Show us which of these two you have chosen to take over this apostolic ministry, which Judas left … Continue reading

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Jonah – Hungry animals and leaders

7 Then he issued a proclamation in Nineveh: “By the decree of the king and his nobles: Do not let any man or beast, herd or flock, taste anything; do not let them eat or drink. 8 But let man and … Continue reading

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Jonah – turn

On the first day, Jonah started into the city. He proclaimed: “Forty more days and Nineveh will be overturned.”  The Ninevites believed God.                    Jonah 3:4-5 Okay, yes, we had to back track just a verse or two, because I’ve been missing … Continue reading

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Jonah – Belief is funny sometimes

The Ninevites believed God.            Jonah 3:5 I wonder, do we? Isn’t it funny that everyone in the story with the exception of God’s prophet Jonah chooses to obey God when they encounter his truth? It’s the Christmas season right … Continue reading

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Jonah – Beyond the fish, frogs, and fear

3 Jonah obeyed the word of the LORD and went to Nineveh. Now Nineveh was a very important city—a visit required three days. 4 On the first day, Jonah started into the city. He proclaimed: “Forty more days and Nineveh will … Continue reading

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Jonah – A small change

Then the word of the LORD came to Jonah a second time: “Go to the great city of Nineveh and proclaim to it the message I give you.”                          … Continue reading

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Jonah – vomit is still stinky

“Those who cling to worthless idols turn away from God’s love for them. But I, with shouts of grateful praise, will sacrifice to you. What I have vowed I will make good. I will say, ‘Salvation comes from the LORD.’” … Continue reading

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Jonah – Worthless but Active

“Those who cling to worthless idols  turn away from God’s love for them.                                           Jonah 2:8 Early this morning I caught a friend of mine on the phone just after he had finished his quiet time with God. I apologized … Continue reading

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Jonah – Mean for me

3 You hurled me into the deep, into the very heart of the seas, and the currents swirled about me; all your waves and breakers swept over me. 4 I said, ‘I have been banished from your sight; yet I … Continue reading

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