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C11 Jonah

Lesson No. 1 – Title

Jonah served God as a prophet, telling people what God said. One day God told Jonah to go to a big city called Nineveh. There, he was to warn the wicked people
about God’s punishment, because God had seen their sins.

Jonah 1: 1-9

Lesson No. 2 – Jonah in the Sea

As the storm grew worse, the sailors asked Jonah what could be done to stop it. “Pick me up and throw me into the sea,” he replied. When the sailors did this, the
storm ended immediately. Jonah sank, deeper and deeper, but God had prepared a big fish to swallow him. For three days and three nights Jonah was inside the fish.

Jonah 1: 10-17; 2: 1-10

Lesson No. 3 – Jonah preaches in Nineveh

God spoke to the fish and it spat Jonah out on dry land! Then God told Jonah again to go to Nineveh. This time Jonah obeyed! When he reached the wicked city he preached God’s message.

Jonah 3: 1-10

Lesson No. 4 – Jonah prays to God

Jonah was angry with God for not punishing the people of Nineveh. When he prayed to God he said, “I know that You are a loving, merciful God.”

Jonah 4: 1-11