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Jonah: Day 6

The captain approached him and said, “What are you doing sound asleep? Get up! Call to your god. Maybe this god will consider us, and we won’t perish.” Jonah 1:6 (HCSB) Whilst all hell was breaking loose above, Jonah was sleeping below. This part of the story …

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Jonah: Day 5

The sailors were afraid, and each cried out to his god. They threw the ship’s cargo into the sea to lighten the load. Jonah 1:5 (HCSB) As God sent a mighty and violent storm upon the boat in which Jonah had fled, the sailors desperately tried …

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Jonah: Day 4

However, Jonah got up to flee to Tarshish from the Lord’s presence. Jonah 1:3 (HCSB) Jonah didn’t much like what God had asked him to do. The Ninevites were the most brutal and terrifying nation in the ancient world. Their cruelty was legendary: the very name of them put …

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Jonah: Day 3

God has a righteous, just, holy, perfect disgust at that which poisons and rots all that is good and beautiful. God cannot ignore sin.

Jonah: Day 2

The word of the Lord came to Jonah son of Amittai Jonah 1:1 (HCSB) What great truth and wonder is found in these first few words of Jonah: “The word of the Lord came.” Has the Lord spoken into your life with his purpose and majestic love? …

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Jonah: Day 1, Prelude

But what God predicted through the mouth of all the prophets—that His Messiah would suffer—He has fulfilled in this way. Acts 3:18 (HCSB) Where we begin a journey is often just as important as where we end up. In fact, often where we begin determines where …

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