Tradition has it that Jonah was the son of the widow at Zeraphath. But is there evidence of that found in the Bible? Or does the evidence point to a different conclusion? Read what we think about this by clicking the link below.
If Jesus died on Friday and arose the next Sunday, what did He mean when He said He would be in the heart of the earth for three days and three nights?
Jesus said, in Matthew 12:40, that as Jonah spent three days and three nights in the belly of a whale, so He would spend three days and three nights in the heart of the earth. If He was crucified on a Friday and raised the following Sunday, how do you explain the this statement?
A short overview and outline of Jonah, an Old Testament prophet.
The book of Jonah is the best account in the Old Testament, perhaps in Scripture, about how the will of God and the will of man interact.
Jonah (a prophet of God) whined a lot. He ran from God. He came up with excuses. Yet God used him powerfully. Wow. I guess He might be able to use me too.