Jonah 2

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As Jonah ran away on the ship to Tarshish, God sent a storm to stop the ship sailing away from Nineveh so that Jonah would go and speak about Him to the people of Nineveh.

Our God, the God of the Bible, is a God of “salvation” (Jonah 2:9).

This means that God wanted to save the people of Nineveh from their sin – like He wants to show kindness to us, and save us from our sin.

Do you believe that God wants to save you from your sin?
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Jonah 1

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Jonah was asked by God to go to a city called Nineveh and speak to the people living there, calling them to turn to God. Jonah however did not listen, instead he ran away on a ship.

Some people think that Jonah ran away because he was scared to speak to the people of Nineveh. This is not correct and we will see more about this in chapter four.

God will ask us to do things we might not want to do sometimes.
What would you do if God spoke to you and asked you to speak to your friend about Him?