Now Nineveh was an … 4 Then Jonah began to go through the city one day's walk; and he cried out and said, "Yet forty days and Nineveh will be overthrown." What Is Repentance? Jonah 3:5- Ex 9:18-20 18 “Behold, about this time tomorrow, I will send a very heavy hail, such as has not been seen in Egypt from the day it was founded until now. Jonah 3:1-10.JONAH'S SECOND COMMISSION TO NINEVEH: THE NINEVITES REPENT OF THEIR EVIL WAY: SO GOD REPENTS OF THE EVIL THREATENED. In this way what was spoken by the Lord through the prophet was fulfilled: “I called my Son out of Egypt.” 25. "On the former occasion the specific object of his commission to Nineveh was declared; here it is indeterminate. Jonah Goes to Nineveh. 18  12 After being warned in a dream not to return to Herod, 19  they went back by another route to their own country. The length (which was greater than the breadth) is comparable to Jonah 3:4, "a day's journey" (about 19 miles according to Herodotus as described above). 4 And Jonah began to enter the city on the first day's walk. It was written by Katherine Hawker. Now Nineveh was an exceeding great city of three days' journey. 2 But for you who respect my name, the sun of vindication 4  will rise with healing wings, 5  and you will skip about 6  like calves released from the stall. 55:10–11). That is why I fled beforehand to Tarshish. Sometimes His promise of judgment prompts people to repent, as it did when Jonah preached it to Nineveh. This brief chapter of ten verses tells of the renewal of Jonah's commission, his obedient response, his preaching the word God had commanded, and the remarkable repentance of the Ninevites. “It 3  will not leave even a root or branch. Jonah 3 Jonah Goes to Nineveh. 8  5 Look, I will send you Elijah 9  the prophet before the great and terrible day of the Lord arrives. Chapter 3 Jonah prophesies the downfall of Nineveh—The people repent, and the city is saved. Ver. Let everyone call urgently on God. Now Nineveh was an exceedingly great city, a three-day journey [fn] in extent. 2 So he prayed to Jehovah: “Ah, now, Jehovah, was this not my concern when I was in my own land?That is why I tried to flee to Tarʹshish+ in the first place; for I knew that you are a compassionate* and merciful God, slow to anger and abundant in loyal love,+ one who feels grieved over calamity. Today is the day to tell the story of Jonah, for this is its only appearance in the regular lectionary cycle. Jonah 3 Jonah Goes to Nineveh. So Jonah went to Nineveh and said, "Nineveh shall be overthrown!" Posted on 15 Jan 2013 to 26,772 followers, with 16 retweets. But God was merciful and offered another chance. 3 1 Then the word of the Lord came to Jonah a second time: 2 "Go to the great city of Nineveh and proclaim to it the message I give you." 2 Hence he prayed to Jehovah* and said: “Ah, now, O Jehovah, was not this an affair of mine,* while I happened to be on my own ground? 17 So all the generations from Abraham to David are fourteen generations, and from David to the deportation to Babylon, fourteen generations, and from the deportation to Babylon to Christ, 11  fourteen generations. Words: ex. 2 And David said, “I will deal kindly with Hanun the son of Nahash, for his father dealt kindly with me.” R… We once had a Siamese cat that didn’t have the sense to back away from danger. Jonah 3:10- 4:25. 4 But this was highly displeasing to Joʹnah, and he became hot with anger. Jonah’s message, while short, accomplishes God’s intended purpose. The tour and more can be found in this menu. Jonah. Like chapter 4 would rather die than go to Ninevah and risk God’s mercy for his enemies. Now the word of the LORD came to Jonah the second time, saying, Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and preach to it the message that I tell you. In chapter 1, we saw Jonah trying to run away from God. Jonah Flees From the Lord. 1Peter 3:19in which also He went and made proclamation to the spirits now in prison, 20who once were disobedient, when the patience of God kept waiting in the days of Noah, 1 Now the word of the Lord came to a Jonah the son of Amittai, saying, 2 “Arise, go to b Nineveh, that c great city, and call out against it, d for their evil 1 has come up before me.” 3 But Jonah e rose to flee to f Tarshish from the presence of the Lord.He went down to g Joppa and found a ship going to f Tarshish. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. Jonah 3:2 Context. Jonah had made a serious mistake and suffered serious consequences. 3. 15  11 As they came into the house and saw the child with Mary his mother, they bowed down 16  and worshiped him. Jonah 3 New King James Version (NKJV) Jonah Preaches at Nineveh. After assembling all the chief priests and experts in the law. 1 Now the word of the L ord came to a Jonah the son of Amittai, saying, 2 “Arise, go to b Nineveh, that c great city, and call out against it, d for their evil 1 has come up before me.” 3 But Jonah e rose to flee to f Tarshish from the presence of the L ord. As a result, the storm calms and the sailors then offer sacrifices to God. Litany of Call: Jonah 3 Here’s a litany based on Jonah 3, one of the suggested readings for January 22, 2012 (the third Sunday after Epiphany). 3 Jonah obeyed the word of the LORD and went to Nineveh. "So the story of this old prophet is much more than a whale tale. veh herself proved to be a city great to God,* + with a walking distance of three days. 1 Now the word of the L ord came to Jonah the second time, saying, 2 “Arise, go to Nineveh the great city and proclaim to it the proclamation which I am going to tell you.” 3 So Jonah arose and went to Nineveh according to the word of the L ord.Now Nineveh was # Lit a great city to God an exceedingly great city, a three days’ walk. For I … Continue reading "Commentary on Jonah 3:10—4:11" 15 He stayed there until Herod 24  died. The Ninevites believed God. of God may yet relent and with compassion turn from his fierce anger so that we will not perish.”. Its message is meant for those mature enough to understand the ways of God, and to face the ways we try to lay claim to God and God's gift of grace." 2 So he prayed to Jehovah: “Ah, now, Jehovah, was this not my concern when I was in my own land?That is why I tried to flee to Tarʹshish+ in the first place; for I knew that you are a compassionate* and merciful God, slow to anger and abundant in loyal love,+ one who feels grieved over calamity. 1 The word of the Lord came to Jonah son of Amittai: 2 “Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me.” 3 But Jonah ran away from the Lord and headed for Tarshish.He went down to Joppa, where he found a ship bound for that port. When you find him, inform me so that I can go and worship him as well.” 9 After listening to the king they left, and once again 13  the star they saw when it rose 14  led them until it stopped above the place where the child was. 4 And Jonah began to … A sting in the tale - that’s what Jonah is - the story is surprising to us- but even more so to it’s original audience: Jews. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. 3 So Jonah arose and went to Nineveh, according to the word of the Lord. 4 But this was highly displeasing to Joʹnah, and he became hot with anger. 9:18, 25). He went down to g Joppa and found a ship going to f Tarshish. 8 He 12  sent them to Bethlehem and said, “Go and look carefully for the child. 3 Now the word of the Lord came to Jonah the second time, saying, 2 “Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and preach to it the message that I tell you.” 3 So Jonah arose and went to Nineveh, according to the word of the Lord.Now Nineveh was an exceedingly great city, [] a three-day journey in extent. Zerubbabel the father of Abiud, Abiud the father of Eliakim, Eliakim the father of Azor. Our landlord kept a burro named HeHaw in a pasture next to our house. Recording Date: 2016-06-12 Speaker: JB Bond, Th.M (Senior Pastor) Topic of Study: Book of Jonah Description: Jonah proclaims to Nineveh of the … Now Nineveh was an exceeding great city of three days' journey. Our translators appear to have taken the view that Jonah 3:5 states generally the effect of Jonah’s preaching upon the Ninevites, and that Jonah 3:6-9 relate more particularly how the fast mentioned in Jonah 3:5 was brought about. Jonah is structured in such a way that Jonah's first commission (chapters 1-2) is contrasted with his second commission (Jonah 3-4). “Yet forty days”: The time frame may harken back to Moses’ supplication for 40 days and nights at Sinai (Deut. 17 Then what was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled: and she did not want to be comforted, because they were 30  gone.” 31, 19 After Herod 32  had died, an 33  angel of the Lord 34  appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt 20 saying, “Get up, take the child and his mother, and go to the land of Israel, for those who were seeking the child’s life are dead.” 21 So 35  he got up and took the child and his mother and returned to the land of Israel. Uzziah the father of Jotham, Jotham the father of Ahaz, Ahaz the father of Hezekiah. 3 But Jonah rose up to a flee unto Tarshish from the b 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, to go with them unto Tarshish from the presence of the Lord. Chapter 3 and 4. God’s will in this mission is sovereign. Why did Jesus announce that He would spend 3 days in hell? 3 So Jonah arose, and went unto Nineveh, according to the word of the Lord. Today's Read the Bible passages are from 1 Chronicles 19–20, 1 Peter 1, Jonah 3, and Luke 8. The introduction of the word “for” for “and” in A.V. But for you who respect my name, the sun of vindication, You will trample on the wicked, for they will be like ashes under the soles of your feet on the day which I am preparing,” says the. 1 The word of Yahweh was addressed to Jonah a second time. 20 When he had contemplated this, an 15  angel of the Lord 16  appeared to him in a dream and said, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife, because the child conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. The burro looked threateningly at the cat, but neither Jeannette nor I had any intention of getting around the backside of that burrow to retrieve our cat, so w… . Jonah 3:6-10. Now the word of the LORD They opened their treasure boxes and gave him gifts of gold, frankincense, 17  and myrrh. Now Nineveh was an … 3:1 "the word of the Lord came to Jonah" This reflects Jon. 4 After assembling all the chief priests and experts in the law, 8  he asked them where the Christ 9  was to be born. … Continue reading "Commentary on Jonah 3:1-5, 10" 13 After they had gone, an 20  angel of the Lord 21  appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Get up, take the child and his mother and flee to Egypt, and stay there until I tell you, for Herod 22  is going to look for the child to kill him.” 14 Then he got up, took the child and his mother during 23  the night, and went to Egypt. Now Nineveh was a very large city; it took three days to go through it. 8:19). View Resource. 1 And the word of the LORD came unto Jonah the second time, saying, 2 Arise, go unto Nineveh, that great city, and preach unto it the preaching that I bid thee. he said, 'Go to Nineveh, the great city, and preach to it as I shall tell you.' 3 So Jonah arose and went to Nineveh, according to the word of the LORD. (4) On the first day, Jonah started into the city. Asa the father of Jehoshaphat, Jehoshaphat the father of Joram, Joram the father of Uzziah. 16 When Herod 26  saw that he had been tricked by the wise men, he became enraged. Devotional. All rights reserved. Now Nineveh was a very large city; it took three days to go through it. Ram the father of Amminadab, Amminadab the father of Nahshon, Nahshon the father of Salmon. While his mother Mary was engaged to Joseph, but before they came together, 12  she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit. He is in perfect and complete control, and he will not allow some patriotic, Jewish prophet to keep Him from performing what He wants to do. Jonah obeyed the word of the LORD and went to Nineveh. Now Nineveh was an exceedingly great city, 1 a three-day journey 1 in extent. Jonah is faithful to his fellow sailors- sacrifices himself in order to save them. Jonah 3 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the Church of Christ, presents a verse level look at the Bible. 6 He will encourage fathers and their children to return to me, 10  so that I will not come and strike the earth with judgment.” 11. The oldest palaces are found at Nimroud (probably the original site). The virgin will conceive and bear a son, and they will call him 19  Emmanuel,” 20  which means 21  “God with us.” 22  24 When Joseph awoke from sleep he did what the angel of the Lord 23  told him. Jonah 3. 19 Because Joseph, her husband to be, 13  was a righteous man, and because he did not want to disgrace her, he intended to divorce her 14  privately. Now Nineveh was a very large city; it took three days to go through it. The sailors refuse to do this and continue rowing, but all their efforts fail and they are eventually forced to throw Jonah overboard. Jonah. One day when we went over to the fence to check on HeHaw, our cat followed. Sometimes it makes people harden their hearts against the Lord, as it did when Moses spoke to Pharaoh (Ex. Then he cried out and said, "Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown!" 2. preach . 2. 3 You will trample on the wicked, for they will be like ashes under the soles of your feet on the day which I am preparing,” says the Lord who rules over all. Jonah Jonah Flees the Presence of the Lord. October 19, 2017 () 4.20: After Jonah acts timid when confronting a robber at the store, Dina chases and tackles the guy. The people fasted and wore sackcloth. 2 'Up!' 40. Jonah is structured in such a way that Jonah's first commission (chapters 1-2) is contrasted with his second commission (chapters 3-4). But let people and animals be covered with sackcloth. Jonah admits this and states that if he is thrown overboard, the storm will cease. Jon 3:3 - So Jonah arose, and went unto Nineveh, according to the word of the LORD. Jonah is structured in such a way that Jonah's first commission (chapters 1-2) is contrasted with his second commission (chapters 3-4). the preaching--literally, "proclaim the proclamation. Apparently God still has something to say to me in this passage. “In Bethlehem of Judea,” they said, “for it is written this way by the prophet: After listening to the king they left, and once again. Then what had been spoken by the prophets was fulfilled, that Jesus 39  would be called a Nazarene. 2 Abraham was the father 2  of Isaac, Isaac the father of Jacob, Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers, 3 Judah the father of Perez and Zerah (by Tamar), Perez the father of Hezron, Hezron the father of Ram, 4 Ram the father of Amminadab, Amminadab the father of Nahshon, Nahshon the father of Salmon, 5 Salmon the father of Boaz (by Rahab), Boaz the father of Obed (by Ruth), Obed the father of Jesse, 6 and Jesse the father of David the king. Jonah began by going a day’s journey into the city, proclaiming, “Forty more days and Nineveh will be overthrown.”. . 5 “In Bethlehem of Judea,” they said, “for it is written this way by the prophet: 6 ‘And you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah. Now Nineveh was an extremely great city, # 3:3 Or was a great city to God # Gn 10:11–12; Jnh 1:2; 4:11 a three-day walk. Summary-As soon as Jonah’s proclamation reached Nineveh’s king, he began mourning, and proclaimed that every man and beast in the land should refrain from eating food or drinking.Rather, they should cover themselves in sackcloth and call out mightily to the Lord. Jonah 3:1 "And the word of Jehovah came unto Jonah the second time, saying." Worse yet, the cat began to stalk the burro. Scripture quoted by permission.  Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®.  NIV®.  Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica.  All rights reserved worldwide. But Jonah's successful preaching campaign had nothing to do with Jonah's ability or the Assyrian's worthiness. Herodotus defines a day's journey to be one hundred fifty stadia; so three days' journey will not be much below Diodorus' estimate. He sent men 27  to kill all the children in Bethlehem 28  and throughout the surrounding region from the age of two and under, according to the time he had learned from the wise men. 1 Now the word of the LORD came to Jonah the second time, saying, 2 "Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and preach to it the message that I tell you." Michael K. Marsh September 20, 2020 Jonah 3:10-4:11, Proper 20A, Social Justice 5 thoughts on “ We Are Nineveh – A Sermon On Jonah 3:10-4:11 ” Frances Quist says: God relented of the disaster. 22 But when he heard that Archelaus 36  was reigning over Judea in place of his father Herod, 37  he was afraid to go there. Now Nineveh was an exceedingly great city, 1 a three-day journey 1 in extent. 1 Now the word of the LORD came to Jonah the second time, saying, 2 "Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and preach to it the message that I tell you." Jonah 3 Bible Commentary. . Nineveh Repents. He took his wife, 25 but did not have marital relations 24  with her until she gave birth to a son, whom he named 25  Jesus. 4 And Jonah began to enter the city on the first day's walk. Jonah. So he paid the fare and went down into it, to go with them to f Tarshish, h away from the presence of the Lord.. 4 But i the Lord hurled a great wind upon the sea, and there was a mighty tempest on the sea, so that the ship threatened j to break up. For we saw his star when it rose 6  and have come to worship him.” 3 When King Herod 7  heard this he was alarmed, and all Jerusalem with him. 3 So Jonah arose and went to Nineveh, according to the word of the LORD. 3 Then the word of the Lord came to Jonah a second time: 2 “Go to the great city of Nineveh and proclaim to it the message I give you.” 3 Jonah obeyed the word of the Lord and went to Nineveh. On the first day, Jonah started into the city. Sometimes it makes people harden their hearts against the Lord, as it did when Moses spoke to Pharaoh (Ex. God gave Jonah a mission, and Jonah tried to decline the mission, but God would not let him. Isn’t this just what I said when I was still in my own country? Spoiled Rotten? Jonah 3:4 "And Jonah began to enter into the city a day's journey, and he cried, and said, Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown. After being warned in a dream, he went to the regions of Galilee. "So the story of this old prophet is much more than a whale tale. Eliud the father of Eleazar, Eleazar the father of Matthan, Matthan the father of Jacob, and Jacob the father of Joseph, the husband of Mary, by whom, She will give birth to a son and you will name him. In both cases, however, it did what it was supposed to do. First is God's grace shown to His prophet, Jonah, by extending him a second chance after his flagrant rebellion in chapter 1. Tuesday, September 19, 2017. Jonah finds himself in a similar situation with God. 3 So Jonah arose, and went unto Nineveh, according to the word of the LORD. 8:19). 4 1  “For indeed the day 2  is coming, burning like a furnace, and all the arrogant evildoers will be chaff. Commentary, Jonah 3:1-5, 10, Beth Tanner, Preaching This Week, WorkingPreacher.org, 2009. 4 Then Jonah began to go through the city one day's walk; and he cried out and said, "Yet forty days and Nineveh will be overthrown." Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. 2 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem 1  in Judea, in the time 2  of King Herod, 3  wise men 4  from the East came to Jerusalem 5  2 saying, “Where is the one who is born king of the Jews? : John 3:16 1 This is the record of the genealogy 1  of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. 1 And the word of the Lord came unto Jonah the second time, saying, 2 Arise, go unto Nineveh, that great city, and a preach unto it the preaching that I bid thee. “Yet forty days”: The time frame may harken back to Moses’ supplication for 40 days and nights at Sinai (Deut. 3:1 "the word of the Lord came to Jonah" This reflects 1:1. 3 Jonah obeyed the word of the Lord and went to Nineveh. (Jon 3:1-2) The second call to Jonah. Its walls were a hundred feet high, and could allow three chariots side-by-side, protected by more than 1500 lofty towers. Bible > Bible Commentary; Wesley’s Explanatory Notes; Jonah; Jonah 3; John Wesley’s Explanatory Notes << Jonah 2 | Jonah 3 | Jonah 4 >> (Read all of Jonah 3) Verse 3 [3] So Jonah arose, and went unto Nineveh, according to the word of the LORD. Now Nineveh was an exceeding great city of three days' journey. 4 “Remember the law of my servant Moses, to whom at Horeb 7  I gave rules and regulations for all Israel to obey. are in no way least among the rulers of Judah, for out of you will come a ruler who will shepherd my people Israel.’” 10. 23 He came to a town called Nazareth 38  and lived there. 12 After 7  the deportation to Babylon, Jeconiah became the father of Shealtiel, 8  Shealtiel the father of Zerubbabel, 13 Zerubbabel the father of Abiud, Abiud the father of Eliakim, Eliakim the father of Azor, 14 Azor the father of Zadok, Zadok the father of Achim, Achim the father of Eliud, 15 Eliud the father of Eleazar, Eleazar the father of Matthan, Matthan the father of Jacob, 16 and Jacob the father of Joseph, the husband of Mary, by whom 9  Jesus was born, who is called Christ. Recording Date: 2016-06-12 Speaker: JB Bond, Th.M (Senior Pastor) Topic of Study: Book of Jonah Description: Jonah proclaims to Nineveh of the coming judgment of … Jonah Flees the Presence of the Lord. When God saw what they did and how they turned from their evil ways, he relented and did not bring on them the destruction he had threatened. 21 She will give birth to a son and you will name him 17  Jesus, 18  because he will save his people from their sins.” 22 This all happened so that what was spoken by the Lord through the prophet would be fulfilled: 23 “Look! 3:1 "the word of the Lord came to Jonah" This reflects 1:1. Jonah's statement is confirmed by heathen writers, who describe Nineveh as four hundred eighty stadia in circumference [Diodorus Siculus, 2.3]. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. Go to the great city of Nineveh # Zph 2:13-15 and preach # Jr 1:17; Ezk 2:7 the message that I tell you.” 3 So Jonah got up and went to Nineveh according to the Lord ’s command. Now Nineveh was a very important city--a visit required three days. Matthew 12:40 for just as JONAH WAS THREE DAYS AND THREE NIGHTS IN THE BELLY OF THE SEA MONSTER, so will the Son of Man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth. Now Nineveh was an exceeding great city of three days' journey. 3 Jonah set out and went to Nineveh in obedience to the word of Yahweh. Solomon the father of Rehoboam, Rehoboam the father of Abijah, Abijah the father of Asa. Jonah's impatience of life under disappointed hopes of Israel's reformation through the destruction of Nineveh, is like that of Elijah at his plan for reforming Israel (1Ki 18:1-46) failing through Jezebel (1Ki 19… Now Nineveh was an exceeding great city of three days' journey. CHAPTER 3. Tools Jonah. Not unlike the older brother of the prodigal son (Luke 15:11-31), Jonah resents the graciousness of Yhwh toward the repentant inhabitants of Nineveh: He [Jonah] prayed to the LORD, saying, “O LORD! When Jonah’s warning reached the king of Nineveh, he rose from his throne, took off his royal robes, covered himself with sackcloth and sat down in the dust. Jonah 3 (in 140 characters or less). If we take John 3:16 seriously, then we must conclude that before God showered Nineveh with grace He reached to … : strong:25. Now Nineveh was an extremely large city, # Or was a great city to God # Gn 10:11-12; Jnh 1:2; 4:11 a three-day walk. 1 And the word of the Lord came unto Jonah the second time, saying,. When they saw the star they shouted joyfully. He proclaimed: "Forty more days and Nineveh will be overturned." God’s Word always achieves the purpose for which it is ultimately intended (Isa. 3 But Jonah e rose to flee to f Tarshish from the presence of the Lord.He went down to g Joppa and found a ship going to f Tarshish. The Repentance of Nineveh. Let them give up their evil ways and their violence. Now Nineveh was a very large city; it took three days to go through it. Jonah is often thought of as a children’s story complete with a whale, but the real message of Jonah is an adult one with an opportunity to stretch our understanding of God and salvation. 1 And the word of the Lord came unto Jonah the second time, saying, 2 Arise, go unto Nineveh, that great city, and preach unto it the preaching that I bid thee. 1:1. Jonah Goes to Nineveh. Jeff praises Jonah for doing the right thing, as … Salem Media Group. 4 Then Jonah began to go through the city one day's walk; and he cried out and said, "Yet forty days and Nineveh will be overthrown." Proud member Jon 3:3 - So Jonah arose, and went unto Nineveh, according to the word of the LORD. 19 “Now therefore send, bring your livestock and whatever you have in the field to safety. Winchester Cathedral 6/9/3 3.30pm Everyone loves a story with a twist. 4 Jonah set out on the first day of his walk in the city and proclaimed, # 2Kg 18:26–28; Mt 12:41; Lk 11:32 “In forty days Nineveh will be demolished!” 5 Then the people of Nineveh believed God. veh was a very large city*—a walking distance of three days. Jonah 3:2 Arise, go unto Nineveh, that great city, and preach unto it the preaching that I bid thee. But instead, in chapter 2, we saw Jonah running smack into God. 19:1 Now after this Nahash the king of the Ammonites died, and his son reigned in his place. is of the nature of a gloss. Conversion of Nineveh. Strong's Number: ex. David was the father of Solomon (by the wife of Uriah 3 ), 7 Solomon the father of Rehoboam, Rehoboam the father of Abijah, Abijah the father of Asa, 4  8 Asa the father of Jehoshaphat, Jehoshaphat the father of Joram, Joram the father of Uzziah, 9 Uzziah the father of Jotham, Jotham the father of Ahaz, Ahaz the father of Hezekiah, 10 Hezekiah the father of Manasseh, Manasseh the father of Amon, 5  Amon the father of Josiah, 11 and Josiah 6  the father of Jeconiah and his brothers, at the time of the deportation to Babylon. Salmon the father of Boaz (by Rahab), Boaz the father of Obed (by Ruth), Obed the father of Jesse, David was the father of Solomon (by the wife of Uriah. Jonah Preaches Repentance in Nineveh, the City Repents A. Jonah's ministry in Nineveh. 4 And Jonah began to enter the city on the first day's walk. 1. Azor the father of Zadok, Zadok the father of Achim, Achim the father of Eliud. Jonah 3:3-4 Jonah obeyed the word of the LORD and went to Nineveh. 10. 3 Then the word of the Lord came to Jonah a second time: 2 “Go to the great city of Nineveh and proclaim to it the message I give you.” 3 Jonah obeyed the word of the Lord and went to Nineveh. As they came into the house and saw the child with Mary his mother, they bowed down. He proclaimed: "Forty more days and Nineveh will be … This time there is no argument from Jonah to the command of God. Today, in Jonah 3, we are going to see Jonah running with God. Commentary, Jonah 3:1-5, 10, Beth Tanner, Preaching This Week, WorkingPreacher.org, 2009. Jonah 3:4 "And Jonah began to enter into the city a day's journey, and he cried, and said, Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown. He will encourage fathers and their children to return to me. Its message is meant for those mature enough to understand the ways of God, and to face the ways we try to lay claim to God and God's gift of grace." Judah the father of Perez and Zerah (by Tamar), Perez the father of Hezron, Hezron the father of Ram. Now Nineveh was an exceedingly great city, a three-day journey in extent. An unexpected ending. All we say for sure is that God had a purpose beyond human understanding. Now Nineveh was a very large city; it took three days to go through it. And then compare it to Jonah . Jonah’s message, while short, accomplishes God’s intended purpose. 10 When they saw the star they shouted joyfully. After paying the fare, he went aboard and sailed for Tarshish to flee from the Lord. After being warned in a dream not to return to Herod, Then he got up, took the child and his mother during. : Salvation HeHaw was pregnant, which made her even more cantankerous than ever. Grace is the major theme of Jonah 3. Mercy for his enemies Abiud the father of Perez and Zerah ( by )! 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