Here’s lesson 9 in our rerun of the Jonah Bible study.
Eject! Eject! Jonah’s hitchhiking days were over, and my guess is that he was probably much cuter the first time he entered the world than this second time. (I’m just wondering how much ceremonial cleansing and sacrificing he had to do. I’m thinking back over Levitical law, and I don’t remember anything about how many days you’d be considered unclean or which sacrifices you’d have to offer if you’d been swallowed by a fish. Not much legal precedent on that one.)
With his “rebirth” came a re-commissioning of the original commission. And this time, Jonah didn’t hesitate to get up and go. Wise choice. Some people just have to learn things the hard way, and many times, they are the ones who most passionately warn people not to go down the road they traveled.
Was this the case with Jonah? Did he have compassion on the…
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