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Please read all of the posts about JONAH, the runaway prophet of God. You will be blessed as I have been! This painting was done for this brother in Christ who is ‘A voice in the wilderness’ http://omharris.com
Jonah’s message to me is to trust God and don’t tread water like many are doing so in the ocean of life.
Recently Jonah was used as an example in a talk someone was giving. The speaker noted the mercy of God for He preserved Jonah alive in that fish for three days. This example is just one of the vast derivations and assumptions on the Jonah narrative. Very few of them have any understanding of what happened, nor do they demonstrate the truths buried within the story.
Typically, our lead into Jonah comes from the book after his name, where it tells us:
Jonah 1:1-3 MKJV And the Word of Jehovah came to Jonah the son of Amittai, saying, 2) Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their evil has come up before Me.
However, that is not what Jonah did. Because of his actions, we make huge assumptions about the man and leave off pertinent information. Continuing with verse three we Jonah on a ship…
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