Overview: Jonah

Overview: Jonah

Overview: Jonah


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Watch our overview video on the book of Jonah, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. The book of Jonah is a subversive story about a rebellious prophet who despises his God for loving his enemies.

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25 thoughts on “Overview: Jonah

  1. Chris LarussoFrom301

    Whatever happens is Gods will and we learn from these events.

    February 14, 2021 at 11:30 am Reply
  2. FaithWisdom


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  3. Harry Lenz

    good job

    February 14, 2021 at 11:30 am Reply
  4. Kevin Pineda

    This series is awesome!! Thanks a lot!! This truly helps to bring a new light on already know stories!!
    Brilliant… Love it!!

    February 14, 2021 at 11:30 am Reply
  5. Miha Maria

    From history we know that Niniveh was an assirian city, and assirians did all kind of tortures to their enemies, and that's why Jonah did not want to go there..

    February 14, 2021 at 11:30 am Reply
  6. Miha Maria

    2 Kings 14:23-26
    [23]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 reigned forty and one years.
    [24]And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD: he departed not from all the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who made Israel to sin.
    [25]He restored the coast of Israel from the entering of Hamath unto the sea of the plain, according to the word of the LORD God of Israel, which He spake by the hand of his servant Jonah, the son of Amittai, the prophet, which was of Gathhepher.
    [26]For the LORD saw the affliction of Israel, that it was very bitter: for there was not any shut up, nor any left, nor any helper for Israel.
    I understand from this text that Jonah is a prophet of God….he did not do anything in the favour of any king but God decided to help Israel…

    February 14, 2021 at 11:30 am Reply
  7. DeadmanDave

    If he really was in a whale's stomach– …Oh, man! The stench of stomach acid!

    February 14, 2021 at 11:30 am Reply
  8. MishaeX

    I am not sure that 2 Kings shows how controversial Jonah is. I read it just now but he was just delivering God's message.

    February 14, 2021 at 11:30 am Reply
  9. Anna Ruth

    So even if Jona was rebellious this man said ,he was disobedient, and we all WERE.. And he repented (cried out to the Lord in the whale) and the Lord gave him Grace.. 

    How beautiful!!

    Also what a lesson we see that disobedience ALWAYS have consequenses as wel.. But God is very gracious, more gracious then we could ever be…
    And if it was a kind of 'pride -thing ' he could have been wrestling with , (he told them that their city would be destroyed and now his word came not out what would they think of him?)after God showed the city Grace because of their repentance – then we can see here very good that he was walking ,as we call now, "in the flesh" at that moment.. And ALL flesh is Pride and selfish, if we see it or not, all our flesh is bad /evil / dark from nature.. We all have to repent from selfishness and pride and so and so.. Even had Jona… He wanted to see justice punishment/ wraak .. But God asked him twice the same question about two different things happened: is your anger right/truthful/from the right place?… So here we see Gods loving correction towards him.. And then the book ends…so probably he understood than His Grace and love Like they end the movie i sent with vet beautifully i think.. (but we dont know this from the bible, but it would be the most expectful answer ithink.., after getting to know Jona a bit and because he did also obey by the Lords first correction through a storm) so probably he heard clear now after Gods seconden correction through this tree..

    February 14, 2021 at 11:30 am Reply
  10. Anna Ruth

    My favourite part was when you see the king lays down his kingclothes (shows us to lay down self -deny our SELFes) and all city fast and is in sackclothe all human&animal.. And God got compassionate for them, got tears in my eyes wowowow!!! HISGOODNESSENDURESFOREVER!! (A message for the world right now,to repent from their wicked ways and be changed by His Word Yeshua !!)
    And the best verse of all the book that God says should i not feel for this city with more then 120.000 human and also beasts/animals (and love also the verse where Jona says :i knew you were compassionate and ready to forgive and…,)
    HE IS SO SO GOOD !!!
    To God be the glory forever and ever amen!

    February 14, 2021 at 11:30 am Reply
  11. Jason hayward

    Jonah means Justice order nation alliance hathor . Transfers into don't steal from the farmer it's law

    February 14, 2021 at 11:30 am Reply
  12. Lena G

    I like book of Jonah. Jesus mentioned about sings and wonders of Jonah. Christ had experience of Jonas ( inside big fish in the dark for 3 days) after He died on a cross He was for 3 days…

    February 14, 2021 at 11:30 am Reply
  13. Jonah Gaming

    Well i guess i got eaten by a whale

    February 14, 2021 at 11:30 am Reply
  14. David Asiimwe

    Wow! What a revelation!

    February 14, 2021 at 11:30 am Reply
  15. Godsecretservice2007

    Lord Please let me be just like Jonah !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! To have a relationship where we argue and have a personnel relationship !!! Jonah has been put down by so many yet every one that puts down your prophet Jonah has never had a relationship as you Lord and Jonah ! You Loved Jonah ! Lord you Loved Jonah ! You showed him how you work He was your Child ! These that talk against your Prophet will be proven ! keep them in your Cloud dear Lord keep them in their cloud. Jonah you Loved Lord ! Jonah you Loved !

    February 14, 2021 at 11:30 am Reply
  16. Israel Brandons Nitendo

    This has become my favourite video ever made by Bible Project. I love this story..! Hahahah

    February 14, 2021 at 11:30 am Reply
  17. Adrija Das

    We all are Jonah inside 😂

    February 14, 2021 at 11:30 am Reply
  18. ESPX7


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  19. Lua

    Wow… 😢😢🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

    February 14, 2021 at 11:30 am Reply
  20. Tomilola Olatona

    Who else sees the fish side-eyeing Jonah after spitting him out😂

    February 14, 2021 at 11:30 am Reply
  21. MarvAlice

    It is traditionally held that the book of jonah was written by jonah. This has some very interesting implications itself.

    February 14, 2021 at 11:30 am Reply
  22. Sara G.

    This is not how I heard it in Bible School

    February 14, 2021 at 11:30 am Reply
  23. Jacks G A

    Of course the Lord wouldn't leave Jonah. If He didnt leave Nineveh then He wouldnt leave Jonah as well. He couldve sent another prophet but He still went for Jonah. I think the reason is that God is dealing with Jonah's character. He wanted Jonah to forgive and accept that the Lord loves everybody the same way. In the book, I didn't only see the Lord's love for Nineveh. I saw His love for Jonah too.

    February 14, 2021 at 11:30 am Reply
  24. ma&Z chronicle

    Thank you for the clear explanation

    February 14, 2021 at 11:30 am Reply

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