The book of Jonah is unique among the Minor Prophet’s writings in the Old Testament. Instead of focusing on the repentance of others, this book focuses on the repentance of the prophet. Unlike so many other faithful followers who came before him, Jonah hears God’s call and simply walks away, shamelessly running away from God’s mission to follow plans of his own. For reasons all his own he attempts to escape Gods plan and set course for another direction. Little did he know he was sailing directly into the storm of conviction that would change the course of his life and ours if we let it.
This Sunday we will begin a series of lessons through the book of Jonah and story of running from and running to God