The final instalment of our Jonah series, Jurgen discusses the similarities between Jonah and Jesus… and how Jesus is far, far better.
Category: Jonah: The Prodigal Prophet
Jonah, chapter 4. The storms of life can whirl around us, but so often it’s our hearts themselves that get caught up in the chaos.
The Word, Repentance and Grace
Jonah, chapter 3. For the most part, Jonah is a story of failure. But in chapter three things improve. Jonah preaches to Nineveh—the capital of the Assyrian empire, which at the time was the world’s largest—and they repent.
Understanding God’s Grace
Jonah, Chapter 2. It’s often claimed that this phrase from Jonah 2—“Salvation belongs to the Lord”—is one of the most central phrases out of the whole of Scripture.
The Prodigal Prophet
Jonah, chapter 1. One thing the story of Jonah teaches us is that God is so committed to saving sinners that he will send a giant fish to swallow a rebellious prophet; just so he can live to preach the … Continue reading “The Prodigal Prophet”