READ JONAH ONE
You completed the first page of our book overview a few days ago – way to go! Today, we’re going to start work on the second page.
Today, our goal is to complete the first two questions on the second page of the Book Overview:
Are there any repeated words or phrases?
Are there any overall themes?
To do this, pull out your double-spaced text for the book of Jonah. Read through the entire book and make note of any repeated words. Underline them as you come to them.
Once you’ve read through the entire book, flip back through the text and see if you can identify any overall themes throughout the book (HINT: look for recurring verbs that are associated with God’s activity). Make note of those themes in the margin of your study wherever you find them. If you want to get fancy, use different colored highlighters to mark different themes you identify, and make yourself a color key by the title of the book (e.g., yellow highlighter = God’s faithfulness, green highlighter = God’s sovereignty, etc).
PRAY & REFLECT
Thank God for the beauty of His Word. Ask Him to unfold the rich truths of the book of Jonah to you throughout your time of study.
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