Starting March 7/8, 2020
If you asked most people to tell you about Jonah of the Bible, most people would say, “It’s a story about a guy who got swallowed by a whale.” The whale, or great fish merely appear among the list of supporting cast. Jonah is more than a Whale tale. And while the story does tell us that Jonah was swallowed by a large fish, it’s only a small part of a much larger story!
By studying Jonah, we have the opportunity to perform a spiritual checkup on ourselves. Do we run away from the Lord about certain issues, afraid of being exposed? Do we truly forgive and love our enemies? The answer is different for every individual, and yet God personally knows the answers to these questions. By examining ourselves through Jonah's story, we can learn to trust God and give all our concerns to Him, knowing that He desires to save every individual on Earth and to be with them forever. No one is beyond His reach.