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


Photo by Elms on Morgue File.

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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The Call of the Sea


Describe your first memorable experience exploring and spending time in nature. Were you in awe? Or were you not impressed? Would you rather spend time in the forest or the city?

I have touched a bit on this theme already in a couple of other posts.  I will post their links at the bottom of this one.

So as not to rehash what I wrote there, I thought I would write of a separate experience.  I’m not sure if these thoughts come from the first trip or subsequent trips.  I think it is more of a cumulative experience; an experience I have each and every time I visit. Read the rest of this entry »


Posted by on June 30, 2013 in Daily Prompt


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