Inside a Fish
Inside a Fish by Jennifer Rees Larcombe
Book DescriptionThe story of Jonah and the whale, retold by Jennifer Rees Larcombe and illustrated by Steve Bjorkman for the BEST BIBLE STORIES SERIES. Jonah was disgusted that God was asking him to go to Nineveh and tell the people to change their wicked ways. They were terrible people, and Jonah didn't think they should get a second chance. So instead, he jumped onto a ship going in the opposite direction. But a terrible storm hit the ship. 'We're going to sink!' cried the sailors. Jonah knew God was angry with him and had caused the storm, so he told the captain to throw him overboard. Down and down sank Jonah, but a great big fish swallowed him just before he drowned. As soon as Jonah told God how sorry he was, the fish threw him up onto the beach. 'Now off you go to Nineveh,' said God. When the people of Nineveh heard what Jonah had to say, they prayed that God would forgive them. Jonah WAS cross. 'I knew this would happen.' He climbed a hill, hoping to see the city destroyed, but of course nothing happened. The sun beat down on him and he felt sick, thirsty and crosser than ever. 'Why are you so angry with me?' God asked. 'I made all those people, just as I made you.' Jonah thought about that for a long time, then he walked all the way home and wrote this story down. 'Now, people all over the world will know just how much God loves them.'
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780551032477
(213mm x 193mm x mm)
Publish Date: 30-May-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jennifer Rees Larcombe
God Moments, Hardback (February 2016)
30 brief meditations, finely illustrated, each with a prayer
God Moments for Dark Days, Hardback (February 2016)
40 brief meditations, beautifully illustrated, from a leading spiritual writer.
Year's Journey with God, Paperback (October 2013)
A wonderful distillation of years of hard-earned wisdom, from one of the most-loved and significant women in the evangelical church.
Beauty from Ashes, Paperback (January 2010)» View all books by Jennifer Rees Larcombe
Includes forty readings that offer gentle guidance and consolation, from the earliest stage of groping for God's presence to realising the beginnings of life and hope. This book has four sections: The early stages, Walking through question marks, Dealing with the Lurkers and The return of spring.
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Author Biography - Jennifer Rees Larcombe
JENNIFER REES LARCOMBE is one of the UK's leading Christian writers for adults and children, and a captivating storyteller.
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