Reflection — April 4th
Jonah had been told by God to go to preach to Nineveh about its sins. He ran off, because he didn’t want to do that. He ended up in the belly of a great fish and, after that, found himself - guess where - in Nineveh. Jonah (I think reluctantly) preached about the disaster that was coming to the city because of the sin of its people. But God relented and we find Jonah in one of the Old Testament’s most epic sulks.
It’s so, so easy in church land to take the hump. Someone gets the acknowledged thanks for the thing you did. You have a talent that’s overlooked in favour of someone else. You
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