Jonah, why are you angry? (Jonah 4)

The people of Nineveh repented and God relented of the destruction He had prepared for them because of their wickedness. This is a vivid reminder to us of what the Lord declared through the Prophet Ezekiel “Do I take any pleasure in the death of the wicked? …Instead, don’t I take pleasure when he turnsContinue reading “Jonah, why are you angry? (Jonah 4)”

Jonah, where are you going? (Jonah 1-2)

The Book of Jonah recounts for us an important event in the life of Jonah and the city of Nineveh. Jonah was an Old Testament Prophet of the Lord. He is first mentioned in 2 Kings 14:25, “[Jeroboam] restored Israel’s border from Lebo-hamath as far as the Sea of the Arabah, according to the wordContinue reading “Jonah, where are you going? (Jonah 1-2)”

The Lord of the Harvest (Matthew 9:35-38)

You are in line at a grocery store and, while there seem to be 50 checkout lines, it seems as if only 3 are open. What are you most likely thinking while you stand there with your items? What are you most likely feeling? I confess that I too often find myself irritated and frustrated.Continue reading “The Lord of the Harvest (Matthew 9:35-38)”