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Rediscovering Jonah
The Secrets Of God's Mercy

Status: Active
Isbn: 073522207X
Isbn-13: 9780735222076
UPC:
Speedy#: 270982
CPC Super: Christian Living
CPC Primary: Practical Life
CPC Sub: General
Author: Keller Timothy
Publisher: Penguin Random House/WaterBroo
On Hand: 56
Case Qty: 24
Binding: Trade Paper
Price: 17.00
Due Date:
Weight lbs.: 0.45
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An angry prophet. A feared and loathsome enemy. A devastating storm. And the surprising message of a merciful God to his people.

The story of Jonah is one of the most well-known parables in the Bible. It is also the most misunderstood. Many people, even those who are nonreligious, are familiar with Jonah: A rebellious prophet who defies God and is swallowed by a whale. But there's much more to Jonah's story than most of us realize.

In The Prodigal Prophet, pastor and New York Times bestselling author Timothy Keller reveals the hidden depths within the book of Jonah. Keller makes the case that Jonah was one of the worst prophets in the entire Bible. And yet there are unmistakably clear connections between Jonah, the prodigal son, and Jesus. Jesus in fact saw himself in Jonah. How could one of the most defiant and disobedient prophets in the Bible be compared to Jesus?

Jonah's journey also doesn't end when he is freed from the belly of the fish. There is an entire second half to his story--but it is left unresolved within the text of the Bible. Why does the book of Jonah end on what is essentially a cliffhanger? In these pages, Timothy Keller provides an answer to the extraordinary conclusion of this biblical parable--and shares the powerful Christian message at the heart of Jonah's story.