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Encountering God Through His Relentless Pursuit Jonah 1-4

Encountering God Through His Relentless Pursuit Jonah 1-4

Encountering God Through His Relentless Pursuit Jonah 1-4 God speaks to Jonah to go to Niniveh and preach God's message to them. Niniveh was the capital of Assyria and was North of what is now Baghdad. He calls Jonah to take the message of judgment to them so they might repent. We know that God is just but He is also a compassionate And wants to save people. Jonah does not obey God's calling. He became a rebel prophet and God has to pursue him. How did he become this rebel who refused to follow God's calling to preach and what was God's response? We'll learn this in the book of Jonah. This book is also about us. About how God sovereignly pursues us in our walk with him, especially when we are disobedient. Our reaction may not be  as drastic  as Jonah but we share a lot in our sinfulness. As we learn from him, keep tabs on how is pursuing you. What is he commanding you to do that you are not doing? It may be an act of omission as opposed to commission. God is calling

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