A Deep Dive into Jonah: Part III

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Outline of Jonah

I. God commissions Jonah, 1:1–2:10

A. A prodigal prophet running away from God, 1:1–17

i. God calls Jonah, 1:1–2

ii. Jonah responds to God’s call, 1:3

iii. The sailors respond to Jonah, 1:4–16

iv. God shows mercy to Jonah, 1:17

B. A praying prophet running back to God, 2:1–10

i. Jonah calls out to God, 2:1

a. Jonah summarizes, 2:1–2

b. Jonah recounts his trouble, 2:3–6a

c. Jonah anticipates his rescue, 2:6b–7

d. Jonah promises his thanksgiving, 2:8–9

ii. God responds to Jonah: A deliverance, 2:10

II. God re-commissions Jonah, 3:1–4:11

A. A preaching prophet running along with God, 3:1–10

i. God re-calls Jonah, 3:1–2

ii. Jonah responds to God’s re-call, 3:3a 

iii. The Ninevites respond to Jonah, 3:3b–9

iv. God shows mercy to Nineveh, 3:10

B. A pouting prophet running against God, 4:1–11

i. Jonah calls out to God, 4:1–3

ii. God responds to Jonah: An object lesson, 4:4–11