Outline of the book of jonah book jonah was a prophet of israel during the days of jeroboam ii (ii kings 14:23-25) the ii kings passage study assyria. The book of jonah is narrative history and a prophetic oracle the prophet jonah wrote it approximately 785-760 bc before assyria conquered israel's northern kingdom key personalities include jonah, the captain and the ship's crew and the people of nineveh the purpose of this book is to show. The book of jonah is a book of the nevi'im (prophets) in the hebrew bibleit 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. Now the word of the lord came to jonah the son of amittai, saying, arise, go to nineveh, that great city, and call out against it, for their evil has come up before me. At the end of the day, god is less concerned with what we do for him than who we are in him few figures illustrate that truth better than jonah focused on the prophet rather than his prophecy, the story of jonah gives us a picture of a man on the run due to his own selfish desires instead of.
| author: dele oke questions for discussion - jonah jonah please read our guideline on how to lead a bible study before starting questions for discussion jonah was an unwilling prophet given an assignment which he found displeasing. Brief expository study of the book of jonah by marfosd in topics religious & bible study, bible, and israel. Bible studies in book of jonah jonah chapter 3: the greatest of all revivals by i gordon introduction when we left jonah at the end of chapter two he had just been vomited back onto the land. Book of jonah study guide sunday october 17 sermon on jonah chapter 1:1-3 monday october 18 the scene: why not go to nineveh read jonah 1:1-3.
The book of jonah the book is unique in that it is more concerned with the prophet himself than with his prophecy the condition of his soul, and god's loving discipline of him, instruct and humble the reader —george williams. These small group studies of jonah extensive cross-references, bible study discussion questions, lessons to learn, and applications visit our library of inductive bible studies for more in depth inductive studies on this and other books of the bible you can use in your small group. Book of jonah the book of jonah calls us to examine the motivation of our hearts in serving god why study this book to develop a heart of compassion and mercy. The jonah study consists of six (6) free online lessons the book of jonah study includes the following bible study themes: (to access all of the free jonah study. 1& introduction&to&the&bookof&jonah& includedfor(background((thebookofjonahrelateshowthewordofthelordcametojonah,ahebrewprophetwholived during.
Introduction from the niv study bible | go to jonah title the book is named after its principal character, whose name means dove see the simile used of ephraim in hos 7:11 to portray the northern kingdom as easily deceived and senseless. The man jonah was the main character of the book, he was the son of amittai (jonah 1:1), and a native of gathhepher, which was a city of the tribe of zebulun in the northern galilee region jonah was a prophet of the lord and he was called to deliver a message of repentance to the city of nineveh which was the capital of the assyrian empire. The book of jonah, old testament seminary student study guide (2002), 185-86 an unusual prophet and book the book of jonah is the only book in the prophets section of the old testament that primarily records what happens to the prophet instead of recording his revelations and prophecies. Jonah 1 - reluctant missionaries questions for study & discussion 1 jonah 1:1-3 introduce the main themes of the book from just these three verses, what is this book about. But the book of jonah has four very brief chapters, and it is only a little more than twice as long as the book of obadiah, which is the shortest book in the old testament because it is very brief, we are apt to pass over it.
What can we learn from the life of jonah but powerful book of jonah more insights from your bible study - get started with logos bible software for free. A brief look at the final chapter in the book of jonah in the old testament of the bible use this guide for group or personal study jonah 4: bible chapter summary. Jonah's prayer and god's answer jonah chapter 2 verses 1-9: jonah's prayer is poetic in form and has three movements, each beginning with a rehearsal of the prophet's impossible situation, and each culminating in an expression of his faith in spite of his impossible circumstances. A study of book of jonah sermon # 6 too angry to serve god jonah 4:1-11 have you ever witnessed a child throwing a temper-tantrum in the middle of a department store.
Jonah a2 classic bible study guide 3 jonah 1:1-17 this book of jonah is the first sample and earnest (done in a deeply sincere way) in the old testament of god's. Jonah is identified as a prophet and servant of god during the reign of king jeroboam ii of israel (2 kings 14:24-25)—between 792 and 753 bc (nelson's nkjv study bible) jonah's name means dove and his commission, as recorded in the book of jonah, was to convey a message from god to the assyrian capital of nineveh. Faith quest jonah workshop leaders' bible study this workshop leader's bible study is a historical, theological, and contextual introduction to the jonah rotation of kirk of kildaire's faith quest workshop rotation program. Lessons from jonah 1 of 2 home the book ends with jonah brooding over nineveh, angry with god for the grace he gave to the people jonah so despises study the real jesus and choose to.
Studies in the minor prophets jonah - messenger to nineveh the book of jonah is of value to all christians want a free bible study course. 5 a bible study on the book of jonah lesson #1 = running from god jonah 1:1-16 introduction: the book of jonah is a favorite to many students of the bible. Here i am featuring a recent study of the book of jonah by bro jim gunn this group of messages were preached at vineland park baptist church in february and march of 2004.