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, What did you Say? (Jonah 3)

The first two chapters of Jonah are very instructional for those who would try to run from God. The Lord told Jonah to go to Nineveh and preach, but Jonah decided to go as far away from Nineveh as he possibly could: Tarshish. Jonah found out that it is impossible to run from God andContinue reading “Jonah, What did you Say? (Jonah 3)”

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)”