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Title: Jonah


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Jonah
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Background
  • Jonah (a dove) son of Amittai (true) is the main
    character, if not the author Jonah 11
  • Jonahs prophecy was retold during the days of
    Jeroboam the Second 2 Kings 1423-25
  • The book must have been written on or before 800
    B.C.
  • Jesus spoke of it as a true story in Matthew
    1238-42

3
Running Away from God
  • His works show a spiritual rottenness
  • Works denied he even knew God (Titus 16 James
    219
  • Jonah 16 Heathen captain amazed
  • He endangered others (Jonah 14, 7, 11-12 Romans
    147)
  • We cannot hide from God (Jeremiah 2324 Psalm
    1397-12
  • Note We have a commission to preach (Matthew
    2818-20)

4
Running to God
  • Jonah 27 to escape the trouble he had gotten
    himself into, Jonah had to run to God in prayer
  • This helps us see God is the only true hiding
    place
  • Psalm 327
  • Psalm 1211-8

5
Running With God
  • Gods message did not change Jonah 32
  • Gods message to Nineveh Jonah 34
  • Ninevehs response to the message Jonah 35-6
  • They were spared Matthew 1241
  • Jeremiah 187-8 Luke 133, 5 Acts 1730

6
Running Ahead of God
  • He was displeased with Gods response Jonah
    41-2
  • Jonah had more concern for a gourd than for lost
    souls! Jonah 44, 9
  • Notice In Jonah 411, God speaks of 120,000 who
    do not know the difference between their right
    hand and their left
  • We cannot change Gods word Revelation
    2218-19 Galatians 16-9
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