I Remembered The Lord. Jonah 2:1:10 (10/28/18)

                               I REMEMBERED THE LORD
Jonah 2:1-10

I.    A DESPARATE PRAYER (vs. 1-2)
a. How quickly do you suppose Jonah began to pray? ____________ _______________________________________________________
 b. How certain was Jonah that he was going to die? ____________ _______________________________________________________ 
c. What role did affliction have in prompting Jonah to pray? ______
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d. Beyond hope, what is the significance of these words “And You

heard my voice?” _________________________________________

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II.    I WENT DOWN (vs. 3-6)
a. Who does Jonah credit with casting him into the deep? _________ ________________________________________________________ 
b. Contrast verse 4 with Ch. 1:3.  In 1:3 he attempted to flee from the

Lord’s presence and when in vs. 4 he felt cast out of his sight…what

was his immediate response?  ________________________________ _________________________________________________________
c. How graphically does this passage recount his experience? Is this a

firsthand account or is it figurative speech?  _____________________

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d. Why does Jonah survive this experience? _____________________  _________________________________________________________ 
e. What does it mean that there are many parallels of this passage found

in the Psalms? ______________________________________________

Ps. 18:4-6, 30:3, 120:1-2, 42:7, 31:22, 69:1-2, 18:16, 42:4, 142:3, 31:6

III.    MY PRAYER WENT UP (vs. 7-10)
a. How is this passage a turning point in the story of Jonah?  ________ _________________________________________________________ 
b. Is there a parallel in this that mirrors the mariners of ch. 1? _______ __________________________________________________________ 
c. What do these verses reveal about salvation? ___________________ 
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IV.    APPLICATION: How certain can we be that the Lord will hear

our prayers? ________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________
Is this passage in agreement with Romans 10:13? ________________

 

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