Sulk: that’s what I used to do at times when I was a kid when I didn’t get my way…eyebrows crunched together, lips tight, head down: the idea was to hook my parents by guilt because I didn’t like something they did.
Jonah is a sulker! After finally doing what God wants him to do—merely to walk like a robot through Nineveh and telling the people to repent. He gets very angry with God when they do! Listen in on the conversation between Jonah and God; it shows us what can happen when God has compassion and we don’t.
Jonah sulks again about a little bush; he just doesn’t get it! As you read this wonderful book, what sort of thoughts about yourself come to mind?
Mondays are dedicated to the reading of the Hebrew Prophets.
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