Second Chances. Jonah 3: 1-10 (11/04/18)

                                    SECOND CHANCES
 Jonah 3:1-10

I.    LET’S TRY THIS AGAIN (vs. 1-3)
a. Is there any difference in what God was calling Jonah to do

from ch. 1:1-2? __________________________________________ _______________________________________________________
 b. Does God hold a grudge against Jonah for his former disobedience?

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c. Was Jonah supposed to come up with his own message for Nineveh?

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d. How does Jonah’s response differ from his initial call? __________

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II.    A SIMPLE MESSAGE (vs. 4, 6)
a. How complicated was Jonah’s message? _____________________ ________________________________________________________ 
b. If Jonah was only one day into a three day traverse of the city how

did his message travel so quickly? ____________________________ _________________________________________________________
c. Did Jonah tell the king or was it someone else?_________________

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III.    A DRAMATIC RESPONSE (vs. 5-10)
a. What was the people’s response to the message of impending doom?  _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ 
b. Why did they listen to Jonah and repent? ______________________ __________________________________________________________ 
c. How did the king respond? __________________________________ 
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d. Did the outward show of repentance only extend to the people? ___
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e. What was God’s response to the people’s repentance? ___________
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f. Jonah preached one of the greatest revival services ever recorded.  

Should he be overjoyed at the genuine spiritual response? _________
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IV.    APPLICATION: When we repent and become obedient to the

Lord does He hold hard feelings against us for past sin? ____________
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