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When God Hurls a Screamer High and Tight! (More on Jonah)

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Storms and storm imagery are used often in Scripture to teach and instruct. God uses these fits of nature for his purpose in several ways. Storms, as one studies biblical theology, become a fitting motif.

In the last couple of posts, we have turned our attention to Jonah. As Jonah heads out across the Mediterranean in his ill-advised, ill-schemed and ill-fated attempt to flee God’s presence, God uses a storm to stop Jonah’s impromptu vacation in its tracks.

But the LORD hurled a great wind upon the sea, and there was a mighty tempest on the sea, so that the ship threatened to break up. (Jonah 1.4)

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Repetition, Repetition, Repetition . . . Hey, Didn’t I Already Say That?!

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What is more ridiculous, a rabbit wearing a fur hat or an antelope bobbing for apples? 

Okay, that has nothing to do with what I am writing about today! I just thought I would keep you on your toes!

Even though I am not a professional teacher (i.e. I do not get paid a salary for teaching) I do quite a bit of it. I teach groups of people and I discuss theological topics with individuals from time to time as well.  Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on August 15, 2014 in Christian, Discipleship and Confession

 

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