There’s a Far Side cartoon that shows a crow at the side of a road staring in pure joy at the remains of a flattened elephant. Road kill heaven! The caption reads, “When crows dream.”
Pastors and missionaries dream about a crowd response like Jonah received when he preached in Nineveh. Only Jonah didn’t seem so thrilled…
Sermon Study Questions
- How do you feel about a God who claims authority to judge the world, including your life?
- Describe what it looked like for the people of Nineveh to repent.
- What has repentance looked like in your life?
- The end of the chapter says that God changed His mind about destroying Nineveh. What does that tell you about God’s heart?