Jonah 's flight one of the greatest prophets during the time of jeroboam ii was jonah the son of amitai, who, as a prophet disciple, had anointed jehu and who, therefore, enjoyed the king's benevolence. Introduction to the book of jonah the story of the bible - part one - the old testament historical background and summary of the book of jonah in easy to study bible survey format. (1) the different elements of character noticeable in jonah (2) the dangers of disobedience, to self and to others (3) the possibilities of influence for the man. The purpose of jonah’s prophecy is to show the sovereignty of god at work in the life of an individual (the prophet jonah), and his concern for his own people and.
Home » topical studies » prophecy » four lessons from jonah commentary by jack kelley for being only four chapters long, the book of jonah packs quite a punch. What can we learn from the life of jonah how is understanding the life of jonah valuable to our spiritual growth. 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. Find and save ideas about prophet jonah on pinterest | see more ideas about jonah bible, jonah bible study and jonah bible story. Shmoop bible guide: the twelve minor prophets summary overview and detailed summary of the twelve minor prophets by phd students from.
The short book of jonah tells the story of the prophet jonah who refused to obey the commandment of jehovah to call nineveh to repentance the zealous jewish patriot did not want nineveh to repent instead he desired to see the city destroyed by the hand of god because of her wickedness since the assyrians were the primary threat to the. Prophet jonah  was sent to a community in iraq renowned islamic scholar, ibn kathir calls it nineveh as is the case with all the prophets of god jonah came to nineveh to call the people to worship one god. Prophet jonah  was sent to a community in iraq renowned islamic scholar, ibn kathir calls it nineveh as is the case with all the prophets of god jonah came to nineveh to call the people to worship one god he spoke of a god free from any partners, sons, daughters or co equals and implored the people to stop worshipping idols and.
Read the book of jonah online study scripture verses with commentary, concordances, and use highlighting, underlining, take notes in the bible. The book of jonah is more than just a delightful story for children here are 10 valuable lessons gleaned from jonah's encounter with the great fish and the people of nineveh.
Jonah summary we have detailed a brief summary of the book of jonah for bible study or sunday school lessons definition of a summary: a summary, synopsis or recap is a shortened version of the original. Ii historical setting, authorship, and date of jonah a prophet named jonah, son of amittai, is mentioned in 2ki 14:25this prophet was from gath hepher in galilee and presumably was the same prophet named in jnh 1:1the prophet would have prophesied in the reign of king jeroboam ii (793-753 bc) assyria had been forced. Jonah is a disobedient prophet who is punished and then carries out god's message the book of the prophet jonah the book of jonah is a. Book of jonah - summary / outline of contents of bible the book of jonah - summary god sent jonah to ninevah nineveh was an enemy of jonah's country, israel so.
Nahum summary by jay smith the book of nahum is a prophetic oracle the prophet nahum wrote it approximately 663-612 bc just before the fall. The book of jonah is one of the prophets in the bible it 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. Author: jonah 1:1 identifies the book as telling the story of the prophet jonah although the book is written in the third person, the traditional view is that jonah is the author of the book, and there is no persuasive reason to theorize about an unknown author.
Summary the book of amos, which is the earliest of the prophetic writings to be preserved in book form, consists of nine chapters not all of the material found. Minor prophet nahum summary the prophet nahum historic introduction the year is around 655 bc and the assyrian empire is on the rampage under the leadership of. The prophet jonah seemed like a buffoon, but he helped save over 120,000 people discover why jesus himself considered jonah's story to be true. Summary of the prophet jonah extracted from the 12 minor prophets book by james paris - copyright applies jonah's call arise, go to nineveh, that great city, and cry against it for their wickedness is come up before me jonah 1:2 background: based around 780 bc, the book of jonah is written during the time. How can the answer be improved.