Chapter 33 – Jonah

OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Name the author of the book of Jonah.
  • Identify to whom the book of Jonah was written.
  • State the purpose for the book of Jonah.
  • Write the Key Verses of the book of Jonah from memory.
  • State the Life and Ministry Principle for the book of Jonah.

INTRODUCTION

AUTHOR: Jonah
TO WHOM: The nation of Ninevah to warn of the consequences of disobedience to God.
PURPOSE: The purpose was not only to evangelize Ninevah, but to document for Israel that salvation was not for the Jews only.
KEY VERSES: Jonah 3:1-2
LIFE AND MINISTRY PRINCIPLE: Salvation is not restricted by race, culture, or other barriers: “Whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved.” (Romans 10:13)
MAIN CHARACTER: Jonah

Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.