Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
Surely goodness and loving kindness will follow me all the days of my life.
— Psalm 23:6 (NASB)
After facing tough times, how easy is it to settle and get comfortable? Rest could be for survival purposes. Or we could just be tired and need a place of safety. That’s where a Sunday drive could help. Sometimes we need to get away and take a drive.
Jonah needed to get away. Instead of taking a drive, he ran away from God. Most of us know him as the man who got swallowed by a whale. But what you may not know is the reason why he ended up there in the first place.
Jonah was having a hard time obeying God. God wanted him to travel to the city of Nineveh to share God’s love with the people. Instead, Jonah sat down underneath a bush and refused to go, even after being spit up by a whale. Let’s just say there was no Sunday drive up to Nineveh that day
The Bible says, “Jonah was greatly displeased and became angry” ( Jonah 4:1). He knew how wicked the people of Nineveh were, and he certainly wasn’t going to le ...
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