Devotionals

07 Jun Jonah 4:10

10 Then the Lord said, “You had compassion on the plant for which you did not work and which you did not cause to grow, which came up overnight and perished overnight. Jonah saw death as the only way he could get away from God. He wants to get...

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06 Jun Jonah 4:5-9

5 Then Jonah went out from the city and sat east of it. There he made a shelter for himself and sat under it in the shade until he could see what would happen in the city. 6 So the Lord God appointed a plant and it grew up over Jonah...

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05 Jun Jonah 4:4

4 The Lord said, “Do you have good reason to be angry?” Willfulness is a very unattractive trait to me. Stubborn willfulness can isolate an individual from meaningful relationships and relegate that person to a very lonely life. We see a strange movement in the life of Jonah; first he ran...

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04 Jun Jonah 4:3

3 Therefore now, O Lord, please take my life from me, for death is better to me than life.” There is not much worse than hatred for someone that you do not even know. What do we do when we place upon God the same hatred and...

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03 Jun Jonah 4:1-2

4 But it greatly displeased Jonah and he became angry. 2 He prayed to the Lord and said, “Please Lord, was not this what I said while I was still in my own country? Therefore in order to forestall this I fled to Tarshish, for I knew that You are a gracious...

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01 Jun Judges 2:7, 10-11; Deuteronomy 6:6-7

7 The people served the Lord all the days of Joshua, and all the days of the elders who survived Joshua, who had seen all the great work of the Lord which He had done for Israel. 10 All that generation also were gathered to their fathers; and there...

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31 May Jonah 3:10; 1 John 1:9; Hebrews 9:27

10 When God saw their deeds, that they turned from their wicked way, then God relented concerning the calamity which He had declared He would bring upon them. And He did not do it. 1 John 1:9 9 If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous...

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30 May Jonah 3:5, 9; Matthew 12:41; Revelation 9:20

Jonah 3:5, 9; Matthew 12:41; Revelation 9:20 5 Then the people of Nineveh believed in God; and they called a fast and put on sackcloth from the greatest to the least of them. Jonah 3:9 9 Who knows, God may turn and relent and withdraw His burning anger so that we will...

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29 May Jonah 3:4, Romans 10:14-15

4 Then Jonah began to go through the city one day’s walk; and he cried out and said, “Yet forty days and Nineveh will be overthrown.” Romans 10:14-15 14 How then will they call on Him in whom they have not believed? How will they believe in Him whom they have not...

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28 May Jonah 3:3a, 1:3a; James 1:22

3 So Jonah arose and went to Nineveh according to the word of the Lord. Now Nineveh was an exceedingly great city, a three days’ walk. Jonah 1:3a 3 But Jonah rose up to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the Lord. So he went down to...

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