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Minor Prophets Jonah. Minor Prophets 06. Habakkuk. Jonah. Micah. Joel?. Malachi. Nahum. Amos. Haggai. Zechariah. Zephaniah. Hosea. 800 BC. 700 BC. 600 BC. 500 BC. 400 BC. Israel. Judah. The Fading Kingdom. The Kingdom in Exile. The Subjugated Kingdom. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Minor ProphetsJonah

Minor Prophets 061JudahIsrael

800 BC700 BC600 BC500 BC400 BCJoel?MicahNahumJonahAmosHoseaZephaniahHabakkukThe Divided KingdomThe Fading KingdomThe Kingdom in ExileObadiahThe Subjugated KingdomHaggaiMalachiZechariah2JudahIsrael

800 BC700 BC600 BC500 BC400 BCJonahAmosHoseaThe Divided Kingdom3Jehoram849-842Jehoram853-842Ahaziah842Jehu842-815Athaliah842-837Joash837-800Amaziah800-783Uzziah783-742Jehoahaz815-802Joash802-786Jeroboam II786-746JUDAHISRAELJehoram849-842Jehoram853-842Ahaziah842Jehu842-815Athaliah842-837Joash837-800Amaziah800-783Uzziah783-742Jehoahaz815-802Joash802-786Jeroboam II786-746JUDAHISRAEL2 Kings 14:23-28 In the fifteenth year of Amaziah the son of Joash, king of Judah, Jeroboam the son of Joash, king of Israel, began to reign in Samaria, and he reigned forty-one years.And he did what was evil in the sight of the LORD. He did not depart from all the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, which he made Israel to sin.Jehoram849-842Jehoram853-842Ahaziah842Jehu842-815Athaliah842-837Joash837-800Amaziah800-783Uzziah783-742Jehoahaz815-802Joash802-786Jeroboam II786-746JUDAHISRAEL2 Kings 14:23-28 He restored the border of Israel from Lebo-hamath as far as the Sea of the Arabah, according to the word of the LORD, the God of Israel, which he spoke by his servant Jonah the son of Amittai, the prophet, who was from Gath-hepher.

1) Time of Jonahs Life

2) Where Jonah lived

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Sea of GalileeJezreel ValleyJezreelTo SamariaGath-HepherJonah 1.1-3

11 Now the word of the LORD came to Jonah the son of Amittai, saying,2 Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and call out against it, for their evil has come up before me. 3 But Jonah rose to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD. He went down to Joppa and found a ship going to Tarshish. So he paid the fare and went on board, to go with them to Tarshish, away from the presence of the LORD.

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Now Nineveh was an exceedingly great city, three days journey in breadth.

And should not I pity Nineveh, that great city, in which there are more than 120,000 persons who do not know their right hand from their left?12

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14JonahThe Word of the Lord, pt. 1 (chapters 1-2)

1.Jonah flees to Spain1a.The Lords Message1.1-2b.Jonah runs1.3c.The sailors fear the Lord1.4-16d.The Lord appoints a fish1.172.The Prayer of Jonah you brought up my life from the pit2

The Word of the Lord, pt. 2 (chapters 3-4)

1.Jonah goes to Nineveh3a.The Lords Message3.1-2b.Jonah preaches3.3-4c.The Ninevites believe the Lord3.5-9d.The Lord relents3.102.The Prayer of Jonah it is better for me to die than to live4.1-33.The Lord appoints a plant, a worm, and a Wind4.4-84.Do you do well?4.9-11

We can easily understand the events of the Book of Jonah; but what does it mean?

Why was it written down and included in the Scriptures?

Possible Ways of reading the book:HistoryParableAllegoryProphecy

What we know by reading the book:Jonah was a historical prophet, and the events of the narrative are all legitimately possibleJonah is called to leave his land and go out into the world to a nation he feared and despisedThe Lord is God in those other places; people are responsible to Him and all things are under His controlThe peoples of those lands are more responsive to God than His own prophet

The final question:Do you do well?

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