First Glance: Jonah 4

But God said to Jonah, "Is it right for you to be angry about the bush?" And he said, "Yes, angry enough to die."┬áJonah 4:9 Chapter 3 of Jonah ends with what would have seemed the perfect opportunity to celebrate. The disaster is averted, the people saved, God decided not to destroy Nineveh! People should... Continue Reading →

First Glance: Jonah 3

And he cried out, "Forty days more and Nineveh will be overthrown." And the people of Nineveh believed God; they proclaimed a fast and everyone, great and small, put on sackcloth. (Jonah 3:4b-5) Jonah 3 is a reboot of the first chapter, but with one major variation: Jonah's obedience. God told to Jonah to go... Continue Reading →

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