Table of Contents

 

Introduction

Background

Date and Writer

Historicity

Genre

Purpose

Canonicity

Outline

Message

Exposition

I. The disobedience of the prophet chs. 12

A. Jonah's attempt to flee from God 1:1-3

B. Jonah's lack of compassion 1:4-6

C. Jonah's failure to fear his sovereign God 1:7-10

D. The sailors' compassion and fear of God 1:11-16

E. Jonah's deliverance by God 1:172:1

F. Jonah's psalm of thanksgiving 2:2-9

G. Jonah's deliverance from the fish 2:10

II. The obedience of the prophet chs. 34

A. Jonah's proclamation to the Ninevites 3:1-4

B. The Ninevites' repentance 3:5-10

C. Jonah's displeasure at God's mercy 4:1-4

D. God's rebuke of Jonah for his attitude 4:5-9

E. God's compassion for those under His judgment 4:10-11

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