Lesson 79: The Prejudiced Prophet

In chapter 1 Jonah did not come to God. In chapter 2, from the belly of the fish, Jonah comes to God, saying “I will”. In chapter 3 Jonah goes to Nineveh for God. The primary theme of the book of Jonah is God’s love for all people, even people as hated as the Assyrians in Nineveh were. Though Jonah was very prejudiced and was angry that God would forgive the Ninevites, God patiently showed Jonah His great love for that city.

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