Tag Archives | compassion

Jonah 4:1 Angry at God

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Jonah 4:1 “But Jonah was greatly displeased and became angry.” Have you ever been seething, boiling angry? I’m not talking about a little miffed. I’m talking about the kind of angry where you feel you will explode, the kind of angry where you want to hit someone or destroy something. That’s the kind of anger […]

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Jonah 1:13: Doing My Job

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Jonah 1:13 Instead, the men did their best to row back to land. But they could not, for the sea grew even wilder than before. This part of the story makes me feel downright ashamed. Jonah, who was a servant of the One true, compassionate, God, showed no compassion for the thousands of people in […]

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Jonah 1:11 – 12: ‘Fessing Up


Jonah 1:11 – 12 The sea was getting rougher and rougher. So they asked him, “What should we do to you to make the sea calm down for us?” “Pick me up and throw me into the sea,” he replied, “and it will become calm. I know that it is my fault that this great […]

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