Bible in a Year, Day 188

Bible in a Year

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Day 188


Oh, Jonah . . . if you had just listened to the Lord, you wouldn’t have had to live in the belly of a great fish for three days! I love his prayer (it reminds me a little bit of some of Psalm 40), and I admire the way Jonah owned up to his sin of disobedience. God used this man to help a whole city escape his wrath, but Jonah . . . well, you better read it for yourself. My takeaway is God is gracious with us all, even when we don’t deserve it. We could have a great roundtable discussion on these four short chapters, couldn’t we?

Chapter 1

Jonah Flees the Presence of the Lord (1-6)

Jonah is Thrown into the Sea (7-16)

A Great Fish Swallows Jonah (17)


Chapter 2

Jonah’s Prayer


Chapter 3

Jonah Goes to Nineveh (1-5)

The People of Nineveh Repent (6-19)

Bible in a day - Map of Jonah's detour and Ninevah

Chapter 4

Jonah’s Anger and the Lord’s Compassion

Bible in a year - Jonah and fig tree illustration

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Final Words

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