J onah. Bible Character Study By: Paul L. Who is this guy?. Where in the word?. Please open your bibles to: - The book of Jonah. Brainstorming. Character of Jonah. Character of God. Compassionate Loving Caring Forgiving Merciful Empathetic Rescuing. Unwilling Reluctant
Bible Character Study
By: Paul L.
Please open your bibles to:
- The book of Jonah
Character of Jonah
Character of God
Name: Jonah Hebrew origin, which means “Dove”
Bible Reference: The Book of Jonah – Author is unknown
Audience: The Northern Kingdom of Israel
Date: 750-725 BC
Ancestry & Family Life:Unknown. The only thing we know is that he had a father named Amittai (Jon 1:1)
Training & Occupation: Prophet, Minister
Place in History: He was chosen by God to take the gospel to the most powerful nation in the world at that time. His three days in the belly of the fish is a foreshadow of Christ’s three days in the earth before His resurrection. (Matt 12:40)
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