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CHAPTERS (1-4)CHAPTERS (1-4)

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CHAPTER 1CHAPTER 1

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JONAH’S CALLING FROM GODJONAH’S CALLING FROM GOD

GOD TELLS JONAH TO GO PREACH AT A CITY GOD TELLS JONAH TO GO PREACH AT A CITY CALLED CALLED NINEVEHNINEVEH

NIN-A-VAHNIN-A-VAH

CITY WAS WICKED & FULL OF EVILCITY WAS WICKED & FULL OF EVIL

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JONAH FLEES FROM JONAH FLEES FROM GODGOD

JONAH 1:3JONAH 1:3 But Jonah arose But Jonah arose to fleeto flee to Tarshish to Tarshish from the presence of the LORDfrom the presence of the LORD. He went down . He went down to Joppa, and found a ship going to Tarshish; so he to Joppa, and found a ship going to Tarshish; so he

paid the fare, and went down into it, to go with paid the fare, and went down into it, to go with them to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD them to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD

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JONAH’S JOURNEYJONAH’S JOURNEY

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ROUGH WATERSROUGH WATERS

THE LORD SENT A WIND UPON THE LORD SENT A WIND UPON THE SEA THAT ALMOST RIPPED THE SEA THAT ALMOST RIPPED

THE BOAT APARTTHE BOAT APART

MEN ON THE BOAT WERE MEN ON THE BOAT WERE AFRAIDAFRAID

TOLD EVERYONE PRAY TO THEIR TOLD EVERYONE PRAY TO THEIR GODGOD

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WHO’S CAUSING THE TROUBLE?WHO’S CAUSING THE TROUBLE?

JONAH WENT TO THE LOWEST PART OF THE SHIP AND JONAH WENT TO THE LOWEST PART OF THE SHIP AND SLEPTSLEPT

(JESUS WAS ASLEEP DURING STORM ON THE WATERS)(JESUS WAS ASLEEP DURING STORM ON THE WATERS)

CAPTAIN COMES AND WAKES UP JONAH TO PRAYCAPTAIN COMES AND WAKES UP JONAH TO PRAY

They cast lots, and the lot fell on Jonah. They cast lots, and the lot fell on Jonah.

Then they said to him, “Please tell us! For whose Then they said to him, “Please tell us! For whose cause cause isis this trouble upon us? What is your this trouble upon us? What is your

occupation? And where do you come from? What is occupation? And where do you come from? What is your country? And of what people are you?” So he your country? And of what people are you?” So he said to them, “I said to them, “I amam a Hebrew; and I fear the LORD, a Hebrew; and I fear the LORD, the God of heaven, who made the sea and the dry the God of heaven, who made the sea and the dry

land.land.” ”

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JONAH THROWN TO THE JONAH THROWN TO THE SEASEA

MEN ON BOAT KNEW JONAH WAS MEN ON BOAT KNEW JONAH WAS FLEEING FROM HIS GODFLEEING FROM HIS GOD

““What shall we do to you that the What shall we do to you that the sea may be calm for us?”sea may be calm for us?”

““Pick me up and throw me into the Pick me up and throw me into the seasea; then the sea will become calm ; then the sea will become calm for you. For I know that this great for you. For I know that this great

tempest tempest isis because of me.” because of me.”

THE MEN TRIED TO ROW THROUGH THE MEN TRIED TO ROW THROUGH THE WATERS PUT COULD NOT DO THE WATERS PUT COULD NOT DO

ITIT

PICKED JONAH UP & TOSSED HIM PICKED JONAH UP & TOSSED HIM INTO THE SEAINTO THE SEA

THE SEA CEASED FROM ITS RAGINGTHE SEA CEASED FROM ITS RAGING

The men feared the LORDThe men feared the LORD exceedingly, and offered a exceedingly, and offered a

sacrifice to the LORD & took vows.sacrifice to the LORD & took vows.

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JONAH SWALLOWED BY FISHJONAH SWALLOWED BY FISH

Now the LORD had Now the LORD had preparedprepared a great fish a great fish to swallow Jonah. And to swallow Jonah. And Jonah was in the Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three belly of the fish three days and three

nights.nights.

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PROPHETIC PICTUREPROPHETIC PICTURE

MATTHEW 12:38-41MATTHEW 12:38-41 Then some of the scribes and Then some of the scribes and Pharisees answered, saying, “Teacher, we want to Pharisees answered, saying, “Teacher, we want to see a sign from You.” see a sign from You.”

But He answered and said to them, “An evil and But He answered and said to them, “An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign, and no adulterous generation seeks after a sign, and no sign will be given to it except sign will be given to it except the sign of the the sign of the prophet Jonahprophet Jonah. .

For as Jonah was three days and three nights in For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of the great fish, so will the Son of Man the belly of the great fish, so will the Son of Man be three days and three nights in the heart of the be three days and three nights in the heart of the

earth.earth.

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JESUS IN HEAVEN ON THE 3JESUS IN HEAVEN ON THE 3RDRD DAYDAY

JESUS DID NOT GO UP TO HEAVEN AT DEATHJESUS DID NOT GO UP TO HEAVEN AT DEATH

BODY GAVE UP THE GHOSTBODY GAVE UP THE GHOST

WENT TO THE BELLY OF THE EARTHWENT TO THE BELLY OF THE EARTH(ABRAHAM’S BOSSOM—PARADISE)(ABRAHAM’S BOSSOM—PARADISE)

MARY SAW JESUS & COULD NOT TOUCH HIMMARY SAW JESUS & COULD NOT TOUCH HIM

WHY?WHY?

HE HAD NOT BEEN GIVEN TO THE FATHER IN HEAVEN YET!HE HAD NOT BEEN GIVEN TO THE FATHER IN HEAVEN YET!

JESUS WAS PRESENTED BEFORE GOD AS THE FIRST JESUS WAS PRESENTED BEFORE GOD AS THE FIRST FRUITS OF THE DEAD ON:FRUITS OF THE DEAD ON:

“ “THE FEAST OF FIRST FRUITS”THE FEAST OF FIRST FRUITS”

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O.T. PICTURE’S OF THE MESSIAHO.T. PICTURE’S OF THE MESSIAH

MELCHIZEDEK = KING & HIGH PRIEST MELCHIZEDEK = KING & HIGH PRIEST

JOSEPH = SUFFERING MESSIAHJOSEPH = SUFFERING MESSIAH

MOSES = 1MOSES = 1STST & 2 & 2NDND COMING OF THE LORD COMING OF THE LORD

GIDEON = WARRIOR MESSIAH GIDEON = WARRIOR MESSIAH (PICTURE OF ARMAGGEDON)(PICTURE OF ARMAGGEDON)

DAVID = KING MESSIAHDAVID = KING MESSIAH

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O.T. PROPHETS PICTURE OF O.T. PROPHETS PICTURE OF CHRISTCHRIST

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JEREMIAH 11JEREMIAH 11IN JERUSALEM THE FORM A CONSPIRACY AGAINST IN JERUSALEM THE FORM A CONSPIRACY AGAINST

YOUYOU

The LORD called you a thriving The LORD called you a thriving olive treeolive tree with with fruit beautiful in form. But with the roar of a fruit beautiful in form. But with the roar of a

mighty storm he will set it on fire, and its mighty storm he will set it on fire, and its branches will be branches will be brokenbroken..

Because the LORD revealed Because the LORD revealed their plot to metheir plot to me, I , I knew it, for at that time he showed me what they knew it, for at that time he showed me what they were doing. I had been like a were doing. I had been like a gentle lamb led to gentle lamb led to

the slaughterthe slaughter; I did not realize that they had ; I did not realize that they had plotted against me, saying, “Let us destroy the plotted against me, saying, “Let us destroy the

tree and its fruit; let us cut him off from the land tree and its fruit; let us cut him off from the land of the living, of the living, that his name be remembered no that his name be remembered no

moremore.”.”

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EZEKIEL 4EZEKIEL 4“Then lie on your left sideleft side and put the sin of the

people of Israel upon yourself. You are to bear their sin for the number of days you lie on your side. I

have assigned you the same number of days as the years of their sin. So for 390 days390 days you will bear the bear the

sinsin of the people of Israelpeople of Israel.

““After you have finished this, lie down again, this After you have finished this, lie down again, this time on your time on your right side, and , and bear the sin of the people of Judah. I have assigned you 40 days, a I have assigned you 40 days, a

day for each year. Turn your face toward the day for each year. Turn your face toward the siege of Jerusalem and with bared arm prophesy siege of Jerusalem and with bared arm prophesy against her. I will tie you up with ropes so that against her. I will tie you up with ropes so that you cannot turn from one side to the other you cannot turn from one side to the other until

you have finished the days of your siege. the days of your siege.

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JEREMIAH:JEREMIAH:

CONSPIRED AGAINST CONSPIRED AGAINST

GENTLE LAMB TO THE SLAUGHTER GENTLE LAMB TO THE SLAUGHTER HOUSEHOUSE

EZEKIEL:EZEKIEL:

TAKING ON THE SINS OF ISRAELTAKING ON THE SINS OF ISRAEL

JONAH:JONAH:

BELLY OF FISH FOR 3 DAYS/NIGHTSBELLY OF FISH FOR 3 DAYS/NIGHTS

JESUS 3 DAYS/NIGHT IN BELLY OF JESUS 3 DAYS/NIGHT IN BELLY OF EARTHEARTH

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CHAPTER 2CHAPTER 2

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JONAH IN THE DEEPJONAH IN THE DEEP

JONAH PRAYED OUT OF THE FISH’S BELLYJONAH PRAYED OUT OF THE FISH’S BELLY

And said, I cried by reason of mine affliction unto And said, I cried by reason of mine affliction unto the LORD, and he heard me; the LORD, and he heard me; out of the belly of out of the belly of

hellhell cried I, and you heard my voice. cried I, and you heard my voice.

For For you have cast me into the deepyou have cast me into the deep, in the midst , in the midst of the seas; and the floods compassed me about: of the seas; and the floods compassed me about: all your all your billows and your waves passed over me.billows and your waves passed over me.

(DROWNING?)(DROWNING?)

Then I said, I am cast out of your sight; yet I will Then I said, I am cast out of your sight; yet I will look again toward your holy temple. look again toward your holy temple.

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DID JONAH DROWN?DID JONAH DROWN?

The waters compassed me about, The waters compassed me about, even to the soul: the depth even to the soul: the depth closed me round about, the closed me round about, the

weeds were wrapped about my weeds were wrapped about my headhead. .

I went down to the bottoms of I went down to the bottoms of the mountainsthe mountains; the earth with ; the earth with

her bars was about me for ever: her bars was about me for ever: yet have you brought up my life yet have you brought up my life

from corruption, O LORD my from corruption, O LORD my God. God.

When my soul fainted within meWhen my soul fainted within me I remembered the LORD: and I remembered the LORD: and my prayer came in unto you, my prayer came in unto you,

into your holy temple. into your holy temple.

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GATES OF HELLGATES OF HELL

GATES OF HELL-UNDER THE EARTHGATES OF HELL-UNDER THE EARTH

UNDER MOUNTAINSUNDER MOUNTAINS

UNDER WATERUNDER WATER

Ivan Sanderson:Ivan Sanderson:

Made a claim to discover Made a claim to discover 12 Magnetic 12 Magnetic FieldsFields around the world at around the world at

72 Degree Intervals72 Degree Intervals

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12 ENTRANCES12 ENTRANCES

12 GATES IN HEAVEN12 GATES IN HEAVEN

12 GATES IN JERUSALEM12 GATES IN JERUSALEM

12 GATES IN NEW JERUSALEM12 GATES IN NEW JERUSALEM

COULD THERE BE 12 GATES OR COULD THERE BE 12 GATES OR ENTRANCES TO HELL?ENTRANCES TO HELL?

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LOCATIONS?LOCATIONS?

12 MAGNETIC FIELDS ALL RELATE TO 12 MAGNETIC FIELDS ALL RELATE TO BEING UNDERWATER OR IN BEING UNDERWATER OR IN RELATION TO MOUNTAINSRELATION TO MOUNTAINS

BERMUDA TRIANGLEBERMUDA TRIANGLE

DEVIL’S SEADEVIL’S SEA

PERSIAN GULFPERSIAN GULF

DEAD SEADEAD SEA

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ON THE OUTSKIRTS HELL?ON THE OUTSKIRTS HELL?

WAS JONAH WAS LITERALLY AT AN WAS JONAH WAS LITERALLY AT AN ENTRANCE TO HELL?ENTRANCE TO HELL?

HELPS UNDERSTAND THE STORY OF HELPS UNDERSTAND THE STORY OF JONAH COMPARISON TO CHRIST EVEN JONAH COMPARISON TO CHRIST EVEN

MOREMORE

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VOMITED OUT OF THE VOMITED OUT OF THE FISHFISH

They that observe lying They that observe lying vanities forsake their own vanities forsake their own

mercy. mercy.

But I will sacrifice unto you But I will sacrifice unto you with the voice of with the voice of

thanksgiving; I will pay that thanksgiving; I will pay that that I have vowed. Salvation that I have vowed. Salvation

is of the LORD. is of the LORD.

And the LORD spoke unto the And the LORD spoke unto the fish, and fish, and it vomited out Jonahit vomited out Jonah

upon the dry land.upon the dry land.

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CHAPTER 3CHAPTER 3

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22NDND CALLING TO CALLING TO NINEVEHNINEVEH

LORD CALLS JONAH AGAIN TO NINEVEHLORD CALLS JONAH AGAIN TO NINEVEH

NINENEH WAS A LARGE CITYNINENEH WAS A LARGE CITY

TOOK JONAH 3 DAYS TO TRAVEL TROUGHTOOK JONAH 3 DAYS TO TRAVEL TROUGH

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REVIVAL IN NINEVEHREVIVAL IN NINEVEH

On the day Jonah entered the city, On the day Jonah entered the city, he shouted to the crowds: he shouted to the crowds: “Forty “Forty days from now Nineveh will be days from now Nineveh will be destroyed!”destroyed!”

The people of Nineveh The people of Nineveh believed believed God’s messageGod’s message, and from the , and from the greatest to the least, they greatest to the least, they declared a fast and put on burlap declared a fast and put on burlap to show their sorrow.to show their sorrow.

When the king of Nineveh heard When the king of Nineveh heard what Jonah was saying, he stepped what Jonah was saying, he stepped down from his throne and took off down from his throne and took off his royal robes. He dressed himself his royal robes. He dressed himself in burlap and sat on a heap of in burlap and sat on a heap of ashes. Then the king and his ashes. Then the king and his nobles sent this decree throughout nobles sent this decree throughout the city:the city:

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ENTIRE CITY FASTEDENTIRE CITY FASTED

““No one, not even the animals from your herds No one, not even the animals from your herds and flocks, and flocks, may eat or drink anything at allmay eat or drink anything at all. .

People and animals alike must wear garments of People and animals alike must wear garments of mourning, and everyone must pray earnestly to mourning, and everyone must pray earnestly to God. They must turn from their evil ways and God. They must turn from their evil ways and stop all their violence. Who can tell? Perhaps stop all their violence. Who can tell? Perhaps

even yet God will change his mind and hold back even yet God will change his mind and hold back his fierce anger from destroying us.”his fierce anger from destroying us.”

When God saw what they had done and how they When God saw what they had done and how they had put a stop to their evil ways, he changed his had put a stop to their evil ways, he changed his

mind and mind and did not carry out the destruction he did not carry out the destruction he had threatened.had threatened.

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A GREATER IS HERE!A GREATER IS HERE!

MATTHEW 12:41MATTHEW 12:41The The men of Ninevehmen of Nineveh will rise up in the will rise up in the

judgmentjudgment with this generation and with this generation and condemn it, condemn it, because they repented because they repented

at the preaching of Jonahat the preaching of Jonah; and ; and indeed a greater than Jonah indeed a greater than Jonah isis here. here.

THIS WOULD BE JESUS!THIS WOULD BE JESUS!

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CHAPTER 4CHAPTER 4

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WHY IS JONAH ANGRY?WHY IS JONAH ANGRY?JONAH IS ANGRYJONAH IS ANGRY

WHY?WHY?

JONAH PRAYED:JONAH PRAYED:

“ “Ah, LORD, was not this what I said when I was Ah, LORD, was not this what I said when I was still in my country? Therefore I fled previously to still in my country? Therefore I fled previously to Tarshish; for I know that You Tarshish; for I know that You areare a gracious and a gracious and

merciful God, slow to anger and abundant in merciful God, slow to anger and abundant in loving kindness, One who relents from doing loving kindness, One who relents from doing

harm. harm.

Therefore now, O LORD, please take my life from Therefore now, O LORD, please take my life from me, for me, for it isit is better for me to die than to live!” better for me to die than to live!” Then the LORD said, “Then the LORD said, “Is itIs it right for you to be right for you to be

angry?”angry?”

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JONAH UNDER THE SHADEJONAH UNDER THE SHADESo Jonah went out of the city and sat on the east side of the So Jonah went out of the city and sat on the east side of the city. There he made himself a shelter and sat under it in the city. There he made himself a shelter and sat under it in the

shade, till he might see what would become of the city. shade, till he might see what would become of the city.

And the LORD God prepared a plant and made it come up And the LORD God prepared a plant and made it come up over Jonah, that it might be shade for his head to deliver over Jonah, that it might be shade for his head to deliver him from his misery. So Jonah was very grateful for the him from his misery. So Jonah was very grateful for the

plant. plant.

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JONAH’S ANGERJONAH’S ANGERBut as morning dawned the next day But as morning dawned the next day

God prepared a worm, and it God prepared a worm, and it soso damaged the plant that it withered. damaged the plant that it withered.

And it happened, when the sun And it happened, when the sun arose, that God prepared a arose, that God prepared a

vehement east wind; and the sun vehement east wind; and the sun beat on Jonah’s head, so that he beat on Jonah’s head, so that he

grew faint. grew faint.

Then he wished death for himself, and Then he wished death for himself, and said, “said, “It isIt is better for me to die than better for me to die than

to live.” Then God said to Jonah,to live.” Then God said to Jonah,

""Is itIs it right for you to be angry right for you to be angry about the plant?"about the plant?" And he said, " And he said, "It is It is

right for me to be angry, even to right for me to be angry, even to death!death!

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PITY FOR THE PLANT VS. PITY FOR NINEVEHPITY FOR THE PLANT VS. PITY FOR NINEVEH

"But the LORD said, “You have had pity "But the LORD said, “You have had pity on the plant for which you have not on the plant for which you have not

labored, nor made it grow, which came labored, nor made it grow, which came up in a night and perished in a night. up in a night and perished in a night.

And should I not pity Nineveh, that And should I not pity Nineveh, that great city, in which are more than one great city, in which are more than one hundred and twenty thousand persons hundred and twenty thousand persons

who cannot discern between their who cannot discern between their right hand and their left—and much right hand and their left—and much

livestock?”livestock?”