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    wishes to be called Jonah. The reason he gives is that somebody or something had compelled him to be certain places at certain times without fails. Why it would be significant that this character has this desire can be answered by reading the book of Jonah inasmuch as there are some similarities between these two books. The book of Jonah is story about a prophet in the Hebrew bible. The book tells about Jonah, a good man that

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    Introduction When we read and consider Jonah, its important to know about the historical Jonah in 2nd Kings as well. The historical Jonah was known to be an adviser to king Jeraboam II. He was responsible for expanding the boarders of Israel from the Euphrates river to the Red sea. Not only was he known of expanding the boarders in Israel, he was also known for making Israel a very prosperous nation. When you consider all that the historical Jonah did for his time, he would have been well known

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    Book Of Jonah

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    congregation are pretty much as ignorant regarding the book of Jonah. When we open the book of Jonah we should ask as one minister said, "Is this a story of a whale or a whale of a story?" Some in our illuminated day imagine that the account of a fish gulping a man it essentially excessively astounding, making it impossible to accept. They clearly don't examine history regularly. The accompanying archived record is only one of a few Jonah-like episodes. "In February 1891, the Star of the East was

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    Book Of Jonah Analysis

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    The book of Jonah is an adventurous story of a prophet chosen by God to go preach denouncement to a heathen nation. With the exception of stating that Jonah is the son of Amittai, the book itself fails to reveal any background information. Nevertheless, a plorthea of scholars have attempted to provide us with some insight to the, who, when, where, and what of the book. This paper will utilize four scholarly commentaries in a quest to determine the author or authors of the book, the time when it

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    The Book of Jonah

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    It is thought that Jonah, the fifth of the Minor Prophets, lived during the reign of Jeroboam II, when the kingdom was divided. (Lockyer, 198) Although the Book of Jonah is quite short, just two and one-half pages, it is not short on themes. Because there are so many themes it is hard to classify or to determine its primary message. (Anchor 936 and New Interpreter's 490) These themes range from running away, praying, second chances, anger, and God's compassion and mercy, to name a few. The

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    The Stoty of Jonah: Bible Study

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    The people of Nineveh were living in evil, and Jonah was called to command them to repent [Jonah 1:2]. Furthermore, the citizens were governed by a King; moreover, the people repented to the Lord after Jonah’s warning [Jonah 3:6-10]. In addition, the book of Nahum is written almost entirely to address the people of Nineveh; Nahum prophesies that their wickedness, folly, and unrepentant lives will lead to destruction. Nineveh is described as a bloody city [3:1], and is repeatedly condemned for their

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    (and honorable) than that of his first prayer in chapter 2. This time, it is used as like an ironic use, as if he is saying ‘Oh please! Do you even know what you are doing?” or “Please tell me you’re not serious!’” (Cary 129). 4 But Jonah was greatly displeased and became furious. 2 He prayed to the Lord: “Please, Lord, isn’t this what I said while I was still in my own country? That’s why I fled toward Tarshish in the first place. I knew that You are a merciful and compassionate God, slow to become

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    Analysis of the Book of Jonah

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    Book of Jonah is an example that will be used to determine if this particular story describes an accurate recount of history, or if it teaches the readers a lesson. In the Book of Jonah, Jonah (the prophet) is instructed to go to a pagan city (Nineveh) to preach to the Ninevites, hoping that they will repent for their sins. However, he challenges God and travels to Tarshish instead. Jonah receives consequences for his actions and Nineveh is eventually forgiven by God. Although the story of Jonah appears

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    In this essay, I will show what the meaning of the book of Jonah is to me. In the Bible, there is a recorded account of the story of Jonah. Using chapters one through four, I will explain that the book of Jonah gives insight to God’s mercy and judgment concerning his people. First, I’d like to show that God calls us to do His will and that He is persistent (up to our will) in doing so. Second, I will point out that though we may run away from God’s calling, He will not desert us; He will deliver

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    Jonah: A False Prophet or a Prophet with a False God? The Jonah narrative is a story often told to children to emphasize that it is wrong to run from God and there is no way to escape from God. However as adults we see that there is more to the story. There are many ways to interpret the Jonah narrative and the character of Jonah. Readers may even read the story with an anti-Semitic view if they judge solely from their first impressions of Jonah. We see a man who flees, a man who is angry with

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