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The story of Jonah

Laurence Schorsch

The story of Jonah

by Laurence Schorsch

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Published by Checkerboard Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jonah (Biblical prophet) -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Bible stories, English -- O.T. Jonah.,
  • Rebuses.,
  • Jonah,
  • Bible stories -- O.T.,
  • Rebuses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementretold by Laurence Schorsch ; illustrated by Ying-Hwa Hu.
    SeriesA Read along with me book
    ContributionsHu, Ying-Hwa, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS580.J55 S34 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1577239M
    ISBN 101562882228
    LC Control Number91077734
    OCLC/WorldCa27930105

    May 27,  · The book of 2 Kings speaks about Jonah, son of Amittai, as being a prophet of Israel from Gath Hepher, a small community near Nazareth. It also states that previously Jonah had the pleasant task from of delivering the good report from God that Israel would enjoy a season of peace. Two primary reasons are given for reading the Book of Jonah as the haftorah of the Yom Kippur afternoon services. a) The story of Jonah teaches us how no one is beyond the reach of G‑d 's hand. Just as Jonah's endeavor to escape G‑d's providence was unsuccessful, so, too, we are incapable of eluding divine justice for transgressions we may have committed.

    Nov 28,  · #Biblemovies JONAH - Bible Movie Bible Enriched Spiritual Truths - BEST Book 01 - Genesis The Jesus Story: Flight Of Faith. May 09,  · Unfortunate or not, the book of Jonah, which may best be understood as a parable, is included in the section known as Nevi'im in the Hebrew Bible (Tanach) and the Prophetic books, the Twelve, in English versions of the Bible. The placement of a pa.

    Jonah Flees From the Lord The word of the Lord came to Jonah son of Amittai: “Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me.” But Jo. THE BOOK OF JONAH. The story of Jonah has great theological import. 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.


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The story of Jonah by Laurence Schorsch Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book of Jonah is an Old Testament story which tells about how the prophet Jonah refused to follow the Lord. Through some supernatural events, God convinced him to obey and carry out the Lord’s plan.

While Jonah eventually did what he was asked to do, the book. The Book of Jonah, containing the well-known story of Jonah in the stomach of a fish for three days, is a narrative about a reluctant prophet.

This fifth book of the Twelve (Minor) Prophets contains no oracles and is thus unique among prophetic books. The book of Jonah appears as one of twelve small books of Scripture known as Trei Asar (“The Twelve”).

The book of Jonah is followed by The story of Jonah book (Micah), which in turn is followed by Nachum. The book of Nachum speaks almost entirely of the sinful city of Nineveh and its final abcdfestivalgoa.com: Mendel Dubov.

The Story of Jonah and the Whale The Wonder Book of Bible Stories — Logan Marshall At this time another prophet, named Jonah, was giving the word of the Lord to the Israelites. What the book of Acts is to the New Testament, the prophecy of Jonah is to the Old Testament.

It shows that God has always had concern for the heathen, who are without hope apart from Him. It also shows God’s concern for His people Israel. The book of Jonah is Narrative History and a Prophetic Oracle. The prophet Jonah wrote it approximately B.C.

before Assyria conquered Israel’s Northern Kingdom. Key personalities include Jonah, the captain and the ship’s crew and the people of Nineveh. Through satire and compelling storytelling, the Book of Jonah reveals to readers why God is compassionate to evildoers in the past and present age today.

We updated our look. Learn More. Jonah, however, started out to flee to Tarshish from the LORD’S service. He went down to Joppa and found a ship going to Tarshish.

He paid the fare and went aboard to sail with the others to Tarshish, away from the service of the LORD. Story of Jonah is a picturebook for 1st grade to 5th grade according to if they are interested in ready about bible stories. The book is about a little girl that enjoys singing and reading her bible.

She reads the story of Jonah in the bible.4/5. 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; one line of prediction there is in it, Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown; the rest of the book is a narrative of the preface to and the consequences of that prediction.

THE BOOK OF THE PROPHET JONAH. The Book of Jonah is a parable of mercy. It may be read as an allegory, one of sin and repentance, with God's loving mercy and forgiveness. Jonah and the whale is a favorite story among children.

The story of Jonah and the Whale, one of the oddest accounts in the Bible, opens with God speaking to Jonah, son of Amittai, commanding him to preach repentance to the city of Nineveh.

Synopsis Jonah found God's order unbearable. Aug 23,  · In The Story of Jonah, Alice watches as Jonah makes the decision to disobey God and sees how his actions lead to both consequences and forgiveness. She and Jonah learn the valuable lesson that "when we're bad and sorry as can be God has mercy and has pity and forgives us lovingly."/5(11).

Jan 23,  · The Story of Jonah (Bible Stories) [Mary Auld, Diana Mayo] on abcdfestivalgoa.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Retells the Biblical story in which Jonah disobeys God and, after being swallowed by a whale, repents and is returned to dry land to do God's will.4/5(1).

Jan 02,  · Book of Jonah Author: Jonah identifies the book as telling the story of the prophet Jonah. Although the book is written in the third person, the traditional view is that Jonah is the author of the book, and there is no persuasive reason to theorize about an unknown author.

Sep 13,  · Surprised by Grace is a great book which delivers depth and context on the story of Jonah. It is about God's grace but also accepting God's calls in our lives as well as accepting God's grace when it happens for others.

It is a story we should understand and apply in our communities today, where irrational words and actions are driving tribal passions instead of the mission of God’s grace. Jonah 1 New International Version (NIV) Jonah Flees From the Lord.

1 The word of the Lord came to Jonah son of Amittai: 2 “Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me.” 3 But Jonah ran away from the Lord and headed for Tarshish. He went down to Joppa, where he found a ship bound for.

The story of Jonah is familiar to millions worldwide. It transcends racial, religious and cultural boundaries inasmuch as it is steeped into the collective consciences of millions world-wide. To be a Jonah, is to be someone who is cursing all those around them by their very presence.

The Book of Jonah is not a fish story, and that is something which really disturbs the gainsaying world which makes a great deal of how impossible it is to believe it. This book is a picture of a man who was raised from the dead, and of a throne in the midst of which “stood a Lamb as it had been slain.”.

Jonah is the central character in the Book of Jonah, in which God commands him to go to the city of Nineveh to prophesy against it "for their great wickedness is come up before me," but Jonah instead attempts to flee from "the presence of the Lord" by going to Jaffa (sometimes transliterated as Joppa or Joppe), and sailing to abcdfestivalgoa.com: 9th century BCE.

The Book of Jonah Preface Those of you who are familiar with the story of Jonah and the whale know that Jonah hopped a ship heading in the opposite direction when God commanded him to .Jan 02,  · Jonah was the son of Amittai, who came from Gath-hepher in Zebulun (called Gittah-hepher in Joshua ).

He was the earliest of the prophets and close behind Elisha in his place in the Old Testament. Jonah’s story is told in the short (just 48 verses) but powerful book of Jonah.THE BOOK OF JONAH Message: Concern for the salvation of all people, including one’s enemies, is the proper attitude for people of God.1 Author: Although the author of Jonah is never identified in the book itself, Jonah himself has traditionally been identified as the author.

The issue is complicated somewhat by the use of the.