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Lessons From the Belly of a Whale – Part 3

Jonah’s story slows down when Jonah gets swallowed by the fish, and this doesn’t happen by accident. Attention is drawn to Jonah here. His prayer is notable. He’s sinking, drowning – even the seaweed is wrapped around his head.  And what happens? Jonah has an epiphany. Jonah THOUGHT he wanted to be separated from God,… Continue reading Lessons From the Belly of a Whale – Part 3

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Lessons From the Belly of a Whale – Part 2

 So – we’ve left Jonah running away from God’s presence and call. Doing the exact same thing those nasty Ninevites were doing. Rebelling.  Of course, running away was futile. God is everywhere, but just like a pouting child, who runs to the next room to ‘get away’ from his parent’s commands he didn’t like, Jonah… Continue reading Lessons From the Belly of a Whale – Part 2

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Lessons From the Belly of a Whale – Part I

 We all know the story. Man of God Asked to do something he doesn’t want to do Runs in the opposite direction Storm threatens to sink his ship He jumps overboard Is swallowed by a great fish The fish spits him out Prophet does what God asks him to do And then gets mad at… Continue reading Lessons From the Belly of a Whale – Part I