Who was Jonah anyway?
- Who was Jonah? A Prophet with a nationalist bent
- God’s mission for Jonah: Go and Preach to Israel’s enemies
- Jonah’s Response: No
- Hebrew Prophet vs Pagan Sailors
What does his story teach us about God?
- God is God and I am not
- God’s mission may not always match my plans
- God loves even people I don’t
- Running from God’s mission is like running from myself
- When I run from God’s mission, God doesn’t give up
- God doe give up on his mission
- God does not give up on me!
- To whom is God sending me?
- Who is God sending to me?
- What informs my response?
- What was most interesting to you about Jonah’s story to this point?