When god told the prophet jonah to take a message to the people of nineveh, jonah immediately obeyed. From our study of this book, it will become evident that the most difficult miracle is that of softening the hardened heart of the prophet. In my distress i called upon the lord, and cried out. If we study one book and get its key, it will, perhaps, open up others. Through some supernatural events, god convinced him to obey and carry out the lords plan.
Daily discipleship guide csb is designed to cultivate a deeper understanding of scripture through daily bible reading. Use highlighting, underlining, and take notes while you study the bible. But he could not understand how god could love even foreign nations who did bad things. Next he made a trench all around the altar of the lord and made a strange request. Jonah 1 kjv now the word of the lord came unto bible gateway. The book of jonah is a book of the neviim prophets in the hebrew bible.
Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Jonah chapter 2 bible study and verses study and obey. But jonah had gone down into the inner part of the ship and had lain down and was fast asleep. This book states mans future in glory and power and life through the death and resurrection of jesus or an everlasting hell for sinners. As we look at jonahs interactions with god well explore the. Shabbat service, april 18, 2020 are you inscribed int the book of life. Jonah bible story old 1955 filmstrip from the moody bible. Lets dive into our study of jonah one last time to remind ourselves of what we have learned about our god. Jonah bible book of jonah bible study tips bible lessons prophet jonah ss lesson jonah and the whale bible illustrations bible pictures the lord is compassionate and gracious he does not treat us as our sins deserve. Take up the book of genesis, and you will find eight beginnings. Jonah is identified as a prophet and servant of god during the reign of king jeroboam ii of israel 2 kings 14.
Moody bible institute filmstrip for kids from ahab and the israelites are shown they should be worshipping the one tue god. Interestingly enough, this is the point at which the book starts. Can we find the conclusion to jonah somewhere else in the bible. Even the truth of god pleases the human heart often only as long as the own importance can be stressed by it. While jonah eventually did what he was asked to do, the book closes with showing jonah as a bitter man. You can read more in depth bible verses from the scripture below and use the articles and videos to understand the meaning. The only times that the name occurs in the bible are in this reference in 2 kings, in the book of jonah itself, and in the new testament references to that book. Bible study video sereis that looks at the remarkable prophetic book of daniel. Jonah and his story is referred to by our lord matthew 12. An introduction to the book of jonah an argument of the book of jonah selected bibliography of the book of jonah j. Kjv bible verses from jonah offer free, online access, for those of the christian faith, to study scriptural passages for biblical studies, contained in the words. Jonahs experiences form the main contents and purpose of the book.
A fiveweek study through the story of the old testament prophet jonah. Instead of studying beforehand, participants attend the group, learn from the material and discussion, and then build on that using five daily directed bible. Navigating a life interrupted bible study book by priscilla shirer provides a personal study experience five days a week, leader helps, and viewer guides for the group video sessions of this in depth womens bible study. Shop bible studies for small groups, personal bible studies, christian book studies, curriculum, and more. Jonah, book of dictionary definition, verses and bible references on the topic of jonah, book of using eastons bible dictionary online. Jonah 1 new international version niv jonah flees from the lord. While jonah eventually did what he was asked to do, the book closes with showing jonah. The book is anonymous, and there are no indicators elsewhere in scripture to identify the author. The old testament book of jonah is a remarkable story perhaps best known for the. For it begins with a commission to jonah and with jonahs refusal to heed it, in other words, the book of jonah. We hope that you find the jonah summary from the kjv bible chapters and verses helpful to your bible studies and for references as a guide to further reference to the book of jonah. Sep 29, 2016 featuring awardwinning artwork and powerful storytelling this kids bible video is perfect for sunday school, kids bible studies, homeschool, vbs and more. Jews admitted the book to the canon of scripture, though it militated against. Read the verses of jonah as an online bible study course resource.
And jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights. When we left jonah at the end of chapter three he had just witnessed what could well be the greatest revival recorded in the bible. It concerns a disobedient prophet who rejected his divine commission, was cast overboard in a storm and swallowed by a great fish, rescued in a marvelous manner, and returned to his starting point. Our lesson today is one i know you have heard before. As is usually the case, his name has something to do with the message of the book. From christianity today, provides over 1,000 unique, downloadable bible studies for. Verse concepts each man said to his mate, come, let us cast lots so we may learn on whose account this calamity has struck us.
This shows that jonah was a man who knew gods word, and knew it by heart, because there was no bible and no candle in the fishs belly. Two verses farther on, in verse five kjv, we are told that jonah had gone down into the sides of the ship, that is, below decks. See more ideas about jonah and the whale, bible study tools and bible study for kids. Bible study series for youth groups explores the lives of people in the bible, highlighting gods faithfulness and the extraordinary ways god calls and uses ordinary humans like us. All that is necessary to observe is that our lord understood the account of the book of jonah to be literal matt. Bible verses related to jonah from the king james version kjv by book order sort by relevance matthew 12. The book of jonah the book is unique in that it is more concerned with the prophet himself than with his prophecy. Find a bible study, by books of the bible, topical subjects, and popular authors. Ive heard people tell a story from the time that such an event actually occurred about a hundred years ago. Perhaps we could reflect upon a few of these matters.
This course examines the events of the book of jonah. Jonah bible study questions in easy english the man who disagreed with god. The bible has one theme articles moody church media. Home bible studies jonah studies jonah 2 these small group studies of jonah extensive crossreferences, bible study discussion questions, lessons to learn, and applications. Jonah was the son of amittai, the prophet, a native of gathhepher, a galillean. Jonah and the big fishquestions for lesson 14 of moody bible. Go to the great city of nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me. But jonah still holds to his hope that god will blast the city.
So he goes a safe distance outside of town and pulls up his lawn chair to watch the fireworks 4. T he book of jonah is an old testament story which tells about how the prophet jonah refused to follow the lord. Sep 02, 2017 this is a summary on the biblical account of the jonah and the big fish. Verses 12 this book is a story about god and jonah.
Selected bibliography of the book of jonah related media. Despite the universal recognition of jonah as the man swallowed alive by a giant fish, few christians truly understand the storys details and spiritual meaning. It tells of a hebrew prophet named jonah son of amittai who is sent by god to prophesy the destruction of nineveh but tries to escape the divine mission. Jonah flees from the lord the word of the lord came to jonah son of amittai. It is quite interesting in this regard to compare the case of jonah with another of the prophets, obadiah. Jun 14, 2014 jonah bible story old 1955 filmstrip from the moody bible institute. The title of the book is the name of the main character, jonah. I used to think that god never gave reasons for what he does but now i am convinced that god always makes commentary to jonah rev. Jonah is one of the most striking examples of a heart in need of expansion. Amp then the mariners were afraid, and cried every man unto his god, and cast forth the wares. Jonah and the whalethe book of jonah sunday school lesson.
Jonah needed to expand his heart toward otherswe do too. We hope that you find the complete content of the jonah helpful to your bible studies and for references which allow you to read the books and individual verses of the book of jonah. Secondly the book of jonah contains a typological representation of the history of the people of. They study the bible, but praise god for those souls who in an abiding glow of the spirits fire are swept out into the realization of the very truth about which others only study. Now you can with this indepth, userfriendly, onevolume commentary. The book begins with god telling jonah to go to the great city of nineveh. Instead of being a collection of oracles from a prophet, it is a story about a prophet, even though jonah is never called a prophet in the book. Learn jonah books bible with free interactive flashcards. The book of jonah is filled with valuable information and timeless lessons. Jonah therefore is the only prophet of the ot revealing the grace of god towards the heathen. From moody publishing the moody bible commentary from moody publishing now you can study the bible with the faculty of the moody bible institute. Do not hold us accountable for killing an innocent man, for you, lord, have done as you pleased.
This book that gives the cause of death gives mans future through jesus christ in a cure of death. Its a bit warm, even under his umbrella, so god sends a plant that grows up overnight to shade the pouting prophet. Visit our library of inductive bible studies for more in depth inductive studies on this and other books of the bible. This book tells of the blood of jesus, the lamb of god, who takes it away. This little book therefore contains very practical lessons for every reader. Study guide for obadiah by david guzik blue letter bible. Posts about verse on coop pics jonah bible, book of jonah, scripture of the. Jonah is the book of the bible which perhaps has been criticized more than any. Each of us has a story to tell, but not everyone ends up in the belly of a fish. It is quite interesting in this regard to compare the case of jonah. The book of jonah offers free, online access to study passages, for biblical studies, contained in the words, text and verses. This book of jonah, though it be placed here in the midst of the prophetical books of scripture, is yet rather a history than a prophecy. The only time markers we have in the book are the attack against jerusalem obadiah 1.
Online catholic bible click here for complete book of jonah. Read and study jonah, including book summary, with the verse by verse bible commentary hi, sign out. Jonah bible story old 1955 filmstrip from the moody. Despite being grouped among the twelve minor prophets, jonah stands out as being very different. I have found it a good plan to take up one book at a time. Now he obeys and goes to nineveh, the capital of israels ancient enemy. I think it relates to the fact that he was wrestling with a difficult issue. Introduction jonah is one of the most ridiculed books by liberal scholars. Then in chapter 2, verse 6 kjv, in a prayer which takes place after jonah has been thrown overboard by the sailors, jonah describes how he had gone down to the bottom of the earths mountains beneath the waves. It is found in the old testament, towards the back, in the book called jonah. It is a well known story for obvious reasons, not least. Book of jonah read, study bible verses online bible study tools. First, we should note that this marvelous narrative has suffered the brunt of the critics barbs for a long while.
It is only four chapters long, but tells us a lot about jonah and teaches us to do what god wants and not what we want. Doc old testament exegetical commentaryjonah allan ritch. Jonah with book summary versebyverse bible commentary. Choose from 500 different sets of jonah books bible flashcards on quizlet. Go, enquire of the lord for me, and for them that are left in israel and in judah, concerning the words of the book that is found. Imagine having a team of 30 moody bible institute professors helping you study the bible. Free bible commentary in the form of questions on the book of jonah in easyenglish.
It is a good deal better to study one book at a time than to run through the bible. The condition of his soul, and gods loving discipline of him, instruct and humble the reader. The chapters and verses of jonah from the douay rheims version of the online catholic bible. But they could not, for the sea grew even wilder than before. Tom constables expository notes on jonah this is also available in the net. This kids bible video centers on the timeless story of jonah and the whale, while bringing to the book of daniel from the bible. Look for regular updates including bible verses, bible stories, christian quotes, christian answers, and. What have we learned about his involvement in our life, his concern, his love, his power and his judgment. The only prophetic message that jonah announced was the one about the coming judgment over nineveh jonah 1. The foundational source for the book was likely jonah s own telling of the story after his return from nineveh. There is only one jonah in the bible, and he is an historical person. Jonah and the whale stories of god i animated childrens.
Jonah 1, new international version niv the bible app. The book of jonah says that god prepared a great fish to swallow jonah. The bible is full of men and women who, despite their best efforts, suffer from a chronic lack of love. Jonah bible story excellent 1955 filmstrip from the moody bible institute. Jonah is told to preach to the ninevites, but doesnt want to go. Study scripture verses with commentary, concordances, and use highlighting, underlining, take notes in the bible. Jehovah had been patient and merciful with jonah, but jonah was not merciful with the people of nineveh. Instead, he sat outside the city in the shade of a bottlegourd plant and pouted. Bible study guide book of habakkuk saturday, september 1, 2012 background on habakkuk habakkuks name means to embrace or wrestle. The story of a fish swallowing a man and the man living sounds impossible, and since most liberal scholars deny the possibility of the supernatural, they reject the book of jonah as anything but a fairy tale.842 1081 651 1185 609 1134 347 1235 652 410 386 1190 767 1120 1079 571 1027 418 1575 1335 1384 104 333 321 401 310 984 1345 1421 1356 788 867 1054 579 591 747 220 211 1390 604 564 315 977