Jonah- Lesson 11: Without Grumbling and Complaining

Here’s lesson 11 in our rerun of the Jonah Bible study.

Michelle Lesley

Jonah 3:10-4:3

Did you ever have a missionary come to your church to tell you about his work?  Maybe he told you about getting Bibles to people who have never had one in their own language.  Or maybe he told you about a church he built for people who had been worshipping out under a tree or something.  A missionary usually excited about the work God is doing, even if that work is difficult.

If I were a gambler, I’d be willing to bet you’ve never had a missionary come to your church and say,

“I never wanted to go there in the first place, but God sort of made me an offer I couldn’t refuse.  So I get there, preach one sermon, and the whole city, including the king, demonstrates serious, heartfelt repentance and believes in God.  (Insert disgusted sigh here.)  I knew this was going to happen.  Just kill…

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