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The Story of Jonah (Bible Stories)

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Published by Franklin Watts .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Religion - Biblical Stories,
  • Religion - Bible - Stories

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDiana Mayo (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7781653M
    ISBN 100531153886
    ISBN 109780531153888


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The Story of Jonah (Bible Stories) by Mary Auld Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Book of Jonah, containing the well-known story of Jonah in the stomach of a fish for three days, is a narrative about. Jonah is portrayed as a recalcitrant prophet who flees from God’s summons to prophesy against the wickedness of the city of Nineveh.

According to. The book of Jonah is an Old Testament story which tells about how the prophet Jonah refused to follow the Lord. Through some supernatural events, God convinced him to obey and carry out the Lord’s plan.

While Jonah eventually did what he was asked to do, the book closes with showing Jonah. Written by the Prophet Jonah, son of Amittai, around B.C., the book of Jonah is different from the other prophetic books of the Bible. The audience of the book of Jonah was the people of Israel and all future readers of the Bible and, typically, prophets issued warnings or gave instructions to the people of : Jack Zavada.

The Book of Jonah. The story of Jonah has great theological import. It concerns a disobedient prophet who rejected his divine commission, was cast overboard in a storm and swallowed by a great fish, rescued in a marvelous manner, and returned to his starting point. Now he obeys and goes to Nineveh, the capital of Israel’s ancient enemy.

The Story of Jonah and the Whale The Wonder Book of Bible Stories — Logan Marshall At this time another prophet, named Jonah, was giving the word of the Lord to the Israelites.

Author: Jonah 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.

Date of Writing: The Book of Jonah was likely written between and B.C. THE BOOK OF THE PROPHET JONAH The prophet Jonah - יוֹנָה - is mentioned in II Kings during the reign of Jeroboam II ( BC) of Israel (the Northern Kingdom), before the Assyrians under King Shalmaneser conquered the Northern Kingdom of Israel in BC.

A useful map is included at the end of the book. Other study aids at the end of the book are clearly directed towards a believing Jewish or Christian audience; thus, parents who belong to a different faith tradition, or who are interested in the story of Jonah 4/5(1).

In The Story of Jonah, Alice watches as Jonah makes the decision to disobey God and sees how his actions lead to both consequences and forgiveness. She and Jonah learn the valuable lesson that "when we're bad and sorry as can be God has mercy and has pity and forgives us lovingly."/5(14).

The book of Jonah is Narrative History and a Prophetic Oracle. The prophet Jonah wrote it approximately B.C. 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 that God is a merciful and gracious God.

Story of Jonah is a picturebook for 1st grade to 5th grade according to if they are interested in ready about bible stories.

The book is about a little girl that enjoys singing and reading her bible. She reads the story of Jonah in the bible.4/5. The book of Jonah is about an event that Jesus said took place in history. The man Jonah was the main character of the book, he was the son of Amittai (Jonah ), and a native of Gathhepher, which was a city of the tribe of Zebulun in the northern Galilee region.

Based around BC, the book of Jonah is written during the time of reign of Jeroboam Jonah is mentioned in 11 Kings This was a time when the Assyrian empire was reaching its most powerful. Nineveh eventually conquered and took into captivity the northern kingdom of Israel in BC.

A subversive story about a rebellious prophet who despises his God for loving his enemies. If you have ever attended church, Sunday school, or bedtime story sessions as a child, you have likely heard about the story in the Book of Jonah at some point.

But, the prophet Jonah's account of remarkable experiences with storms at sea, being eaten by. Jonah went at once to Nineveh in accordance with the LORD’S command. Nineveh was an enormously large city a three days’ walk across.

Jonah started out and made his way into the city the distance of one day’s walk, and proclaimed: “Forty days more, and Nineveh shall be overthrown!”. The story of Jonah is simple. He doesn’t do what God wants him to do, sailing away in a different direction.

A storm comes. The people on the boat throw Jonah into the sea to stop it. A whale swallows him. After some time, the whale vomits him out, and Jonah does what God wants him to do. The Book of Jonah Preface Those of you who are familiar with the story of Jonah and the whale know that Jonah hopped a ship heading in the opposite direction when God commanded him to go preach to the Ninevites.

You will also remember how God provided Jonah with a “living submarine” to get him back where he belonged. The story of Jonah, like every story told by the Torah, is—in its entirety—a timeless teaching. One concrete lesson to be learned from Jonah is the utmost precaution that has to be taken in not casting the Jewish people, collectively or individually, in a negative : Mendel Dubov.

The Book of Jonah is not a fish story, and that is something which really disturbs the gainsaying world which makes a great deal of how impossible it is to believe it. This book is a picture of a man who was raised from the dead, and of a throne in the midst of which “stood a Lamb as it had been slain.”.

Jesus did not consider the book of Jonah to be a fable or myth. While modern skeptics may find it impossible that a man could survive inside a great fish for three days, Jesus compared himself to Jonah, showing that this prophet existed and that the story was historically : Jack Zavada.

Here's another Golden Book Video classic making its debut on YouTube: "Golden Bible Heroes." The final segment features the story of Jonah. Drawn in a. THE BOOK OF JONAH. The story of Jonah has great theological import. It concerns a disobedient prophet who rejected his divine commission, was cast overboard in a storm and swallowed by a great fish, rescued in a marvelous manner, and returned to his starting point.

Now he obeys and goes to Nineveh, the capital of Israel’s ancient enemy. Jonah was the son of Amittai, who came from Gath-hepher in Zebulun (called Gittah-hepher in Joshua ). He was the earliest of the prophets and close behind Elisha in his place in the Old Testament.

Jonah’s story is told in the short (just 48 verses) but powerful book of Jonah. The Story of Jonah —A Lesson in Courage and Mercy The prophet Jonah chooses to disobey Jehovah’s command to preach judgment upon the Assyrian city of Nineveh; but through the dramatic events that follow, he discovers the true meaning of courage and mercy.

Historical Background to Jonah. Novem by Jeremy Myers 5 Comments. When studying Scripture, it is critical to gain understanding of the historical background and cultural setting of the book or passage being studied. The most difficult and troubling passages often open their meaning and significance in the most beautiful way when the.

Jonah 1 King James Version (KJV). 1 Now the word of the Lord came unto Jonah the son of Amittai, saying, 2 Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before me. 3 But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish from the presence of the Lord, and went down to Joppa; and he found a ship going to Tarshish: so he paid the fare thereof, and went down into it.

The prophetic significance of this book not only lies in the short message in Nineveh but also in the entire history of Jonah described in his book. Many critics however want to lower the book of Jonah to an allegory, a parable or a legend because of the miracles described in it (especially the appearing of the great fish devouring Jonah).

Watch other amazing Bible Stories like Birth of Jesus, Cain ad Abel, Noahs Ark, Joseph, Moses and many more - This is a summary on the Biblical account of the Jonah. Jonah's Ending. By Mary Jane Chaignot. Categories: Jonah, Men in the Bible. Question. Why does the book of Jonah end so abruptly.

Answer. Like the gospel of Mark, the book of Jonah ends in the middle of the story. The Lord's question, "Shall I not spare Nineveh, that great city?, remains unanswered. Jonah does not have a chance to respond.

Jonah’s own telling of the story after his return from Nineveh. Date Since Jonah prophesied during the reign of Jeroboam II (– b.c.; see 2 Kings –28), and since Sirach (from the 2nd century b.c.) refers to the “twelve prophets” (namely, the 12 Minor Prophets, of which Jonah is the fifth), the book of Jonah was written.

Jonah Flees From the Lord The word of the Lord came to Jonah son of Amittai: &#;Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me.&#; But Jo. We’ve all heard the story of the prophet Jonah, whose story addresses remarkable experiences with storms at sea, being eaten by a fish and plants that miraculously grew and died all in the same day.