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My Jonah Story

The Lord Jesus led me to read Psalm 119:105-112 ESV.

Back in the early 1980s, when my children were still quite young, and I was a young mother of four, I had a situation in a church with the leadership misjudging me, and honestly, not being very nice about it, either. 1,548 more words


Jonah worshipped the true God (Jon 2:7-2:8)

“As my life

Was ebbing away,

I remembered


My prayer

Came to you

Into your holy Temple.

Those who worship

Vain idols

Forsake their true loyalty.” 40 more words

The prayer of Jonah (Jon 2:1-2:1)

“Then Jonah


To Yahweh,

His God,

From the belly

Of the fish.”

Once Jonah was swallowed by the big fish, he immediately prayed in thanksgiving to Yahweh, his God. 21 more words

Wise Choice: Go: Jonah

In my Dare to Make the Wise Choice series I will share a story from my curriculum and sometimes I might comment on the story and how it applies to our lives as believers and why it was chosen to be part of this curriculum. 1,142 more words

Children's Ministry

Mlaja, and incapabilities.

“Mlaja died today.”

I forgot the other words in Kim’s note as my mind caught a glimpse of Mlaja – suavely watching me from across the compound, and I felt again how I’d felt then – Trying to be respectful so that he would allow me to interact with his two youngest wives. 564 more words


They throw Jonah overboard (Jon 1:15-1:15)They throw Jonah overboard (Jon 1:15-1:15)


The sailors picked up


They threw him

Into the sea.

The sea


From its raging.”

In a proactive move, the sailors of the ship did what Jonah had requested.  33 more words

Jonah admits that he is the problem (Jon 1:12-1:12)

“Jonah said to them.

‘Pick me up!

Throw me

Into the sea!

Then the sea

Will quiet down

For you.

I know

That it is because of me… 54 more words