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The Prodigal Prophet: Jonah and the Mystery of God's Mercy (edition 2018)

by Timothy Keller (Author)

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"Pastor and New York Times bestselling author Timothy Keller uncovers the moving, provocative, and urgent message within the book of Jonah and at the heart of the Christian faith. Most people, even those who are nonreligious, are familiar with the book of Jonah: a rebellious prophet defies God and is swallowed by a whale. Less familiar to most people is the second half of this Biblical story--what happens after Jonah is released from the belly of the fish. Yet it is in this second half of the story that one of the most powerful and important lessons of the Bible is hidden. The famous story shows how, if we would understand the mercy of God, it will always take us in directions we would rather not go, toward people we would rather not care about, and ultimately into the deepest counsels of God. In a time of growing division, The Prodigal Prophet shows us God's love among people, and how Christians must listen to God's call even when it takes them to uncomfortable places"--… (more)
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Title:The Prodigal Prophet: Jonah and the Mystery of God's Mercy
Authors:Timothy Keller (Author)
Info:Viking (2018), Edition: 1st Edition, 272 pages
Collections:The Nature Of God, Salvation / The Gospel, Christian Growth / Discipleship, Evangelism
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Excellent - just excellent. Keller does not disappoint in his furthering understanding and interpretation of the bible. He helps understand Jonah himself and how Jonah's actions relate to our world today. Highly recommended as a group discussion, although reading it individually is also OK. But a group discussion will greatly enrich the book's material. ( )
  highlander6022 | Jun 22, 2019 |
Reading Timothy Keller is like having a conversation with a wise friend. Thanks for the stories, lessons, and making an old story make sense in my everyday life. ( )
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