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Jonah Takes a Do-Over

Jonah 3:1-2 (New International Version) Then the word of the Lord came to Jonah a second time: “Go to the great city of Nineveh and proclaim to it the message I give you.” In the last verse of chapter two, … Continue reading

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Jonah’s Time-Out is Over

Jonah 2:7-10 (New Living Translation) As my life was slipping away, I remembered the Lord. And my earnest prayer went out to you in your holy Temple. Those who worship false gods turn their backs on all God’s mercies. But … Continue reading

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Sinking

Jonah 2:5-6 (Today’s New International Version) “The engulfing waters threatened me, the deep surrounded me; seaweed was wrapped around my head. To the roots of the mountains I sank down; the earth beneath me barred me in forever. But you, … Continue reading

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Deep in the Belly

Jonah 2:1-4 (The Message) Then Jonah prayed to his God from the belly of the fish. He prayed: “In trouble, deep trouble, I prayed to God. He answered me. From the belly of the grave I cried, ‘Help!’ You heard … Continue reading

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Is This The End?

Jonah 1:15-17 (New International Reader’s Version) Then they took Jonah and threw him overboard. And the stormy sea became calm. When the men saw what had happened, they began to have great respect for the Lord. They offered a sacrifice … Continue reading

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In the beginning…

Genesis 1:1-5 (New Living Translation) In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was formless and empty, and darkness covered the deep waters. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters. Then … Continue reading

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