Facing an assignment equivalent to being sent to warn notorious terrorists of God s anger with them, perhaps it was no wonder that Jonah ran away certainly portrayed in Scripture as no super saint , he avoided God and His call on his life Yet God turned the situation around as pagan sailors encountered the living God who made the land and sea and the entire population of a city realised that although they deserved to be wiped off the face of the earth, there was a God of compassion and mercy who forgave them.God s mercy is greater than our failures and through adverse circumstances and pain, a character of Christ like compassion is chiselled out....
|Title||:||Jonah: Navigating a God Centred Life|
|Publisher||:||Christian Focus Revised edition edition January 20, 2012|
|Number of Pages||:||160 pages|
|File Size||:||570 KB|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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Jonah: Navigating a God Centred Life Reviews
Although it might be too early to say, and although this phrase is probably tossed around too freely, I think the future will show that this book changed my life. It certainly had a profound effect on my thinking about grace, which is surprising since I had thought I knew something about grace having just taught a lesson on Martin Luther! However, even after having thought that I knew something about God’s sovereignty and God’s grace, this book explained those concepts in such a way that I came away from every reading wanting to worship God. This book helped me understand God’s grace and sovereignty in such a way that it will surely affect my approach to prayer, Evangelism, teaching, etc., not to mention how it will affect my attitude toward both my own failings and those of others. This book revealed my own self-righteousness, and yet did not leave me hopeless. I must have highlighted something on almost every page and could easily have highlighted more. Do yourself a favor and read this book!
This is an excellent book not only in opening ones eye on Jonah and his situation but also in showing us our salvation! This book truly encouraged me as well as give me better understanding of the Lord's love for us. I would encourage others to read it.
Loved his material and insights.
I am presently preparing a series of studies on Jonah and using a number of books to do so. This book is excellent. both in its interpretation of Jonah and in its application. Anyone teaching or preaching on Jonah should take advantage of this book.
especially if you had a year like I had. Thank God for this book. Thank God for this book. Thank you.
Loved this book! Colin Smith always seems to go straight to the heart of the matter bringing the bible to life. Well written with his usual sense of humor, he examines the hard hitting truth of Jonah's weaknesses, weaknesses many of us may or may not be aware of in our own lives.
I have known the story of Jonah since I was a small child and as is always the case with God's Word the story brings fresh insight every time you read it. Colin Smith brings new insights that challenge both your understanding of the story and also how you view the ways that God intersects in our lives. From the beginning where we see the spiritual maturity of Jonah's life to the ending which isn't really about Jonah, each page brings new insight. It is a book to study, apply and pass on to a friend. Can't recommend it enough.
Everyone who knows the Bible story of Jonah needs to read this. It really proves how relevant the Bible is in our daily lives.