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May 7, 2024

Series: Diving Deep

Book: Jonah

Join us for the final installment in our series on the Book of Jonah with Pastor Rick at Discovery Fellowship Church. This week, we delve into the surprising reactions of Jonah in the aftermath of Nineveh’s repentance. Witness the clash between a prophet’s expectations and the astounding breadth of God’s mercy. If you’ve been intrigued by Jonah’s journey and his struggles with divine compassion, this discussion will shed light on the profound lessons about God’s love and human resistance.

Discuss Further:

  1. How does Jonah’s reaction to Nineveh’s repentance challenge our own perceptions of mercy and justice?
  2. In what ways can we identify with Jonah’s struggle between personal expectations and God’s actions?
  3. Discuss the significance of God’s question to Jonah about the plant. What does it teach us about priorities?
  4. How does this story encourage us to examine our own grudges or prejudices?
  5. Reflect on a situation where you found it hard to accept a generous or forgiving action. How did you reconcile with it?

Dive into these questions for a meaningful exploration of the final chapters of Jonah’s story. They are perfect for personal meditation or group discussions, encouraging a deeper understanding of divine compassion and our human responses to it.