Jonah and the Whale

Jonah and the Whale (Jonah 1:17-2:10)

In this episode of the Bible Study and the Christian Life podcast on the Book of Jonah, we discuss Jonah and the whale. Once sailors throw Jonah into the sea, God sends a great fish to swallow Jonah. The iconic scene of Jonah and the whale serves as a pivotal point in the book. The prophet comes to terms with …

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Matthew Ryan HaugeJonah and the Whale (Jonah 1:17-2:10)
John the Baptist

A Christmas-y John the Baptist

By Brian LePort Thus far I’ve written several articles about John the Baptist for Bible Study and the Christian Life’s series on the Gospel of Mark.1 Today I want to veer off the path a bit by discussing how the Baptist is presented in the Gospel of Luke though I will do so in a way that is related to …

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Brian LePortA Christmas-y John the Baptist
Jonah Is Thrown Overboard

Jonah Thrown to the Sea (Jonah 1:4-16)

In this episode of the Bible Study and the Christian Life podcast on the Book of Jonah, we discuss the scene in which Jonah is thrown to the sea amidst a storm that God sends. Following the opening of the book that announces Jonah’s decision to flee from God’s calling, the first major episode of the Book of Jonah features …

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Matthew Ryan HaugeJonah Thrown to the Sea (Jonah 1:4-16)