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Jonah and the People of Nineveh

In the case of Jonah, we understand that he is remember for having been swallowed by a large fish. People get hung up on what kind of fish it was and whether that was even possible. I take my cue from Jesus Himself who referred to Jonah in one of His sermons recorded in Matthew 12:40 when He said, “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.” Jesus understood the events of Jonah’s life to have actually happened as recorded in Scripture, so that is good enough for me.

Continue Reading February 17, 2013 at 12:34 PM 6 comments

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