Now the word of the Lord came to Jonah the second time, saying, “Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and preach to it the message that I tell you.” So Jonah arose and went to Nineveh, according to the word of the Lord. Jonah 3:1-3
You can say many things about Jonah.
He should have listened to God the first time and saved himself some trouble.
You could say he was a rebellious prophet.
It seems on the surface that he was uncaring and unfeeling about the salvation of thousands.
After the people of Nineveh repented, Jonah became angry.
It is easy to look at Jonah and blame him for many things but are we any different from him?
God spoke to Jonah and gave him something to do; he disobeyed and ran away.
God has spoken to us through His word and how often do we disobey?
Don’t give in to a Jonah day. Listen to and heed the word of God!