Jonah (Discussion Questions)

Categories: Power of Prayer, Putting God First

Read Jonah

  • What was Jonah asked to do?
  • Why didn't he do it?
  • Where did he go instead?
  • What happened?
  • What is the moral issue here? (disobedience, willfulness, prejudice, lack of integrity?)
    • Did Jonah express integrity? When? [He owns up to being the cause of the storm.]
    • Discuss a life of integrity and how it relates to the interview with Gen. Ostenberg.
  • What are lots? (see Shep and Lily)
  • Would you flip a coin to see whether you should obey God?
  • Has God ever asked you to do something? Did you do it?
  • Why is it a bad idea to refuse God?
  • What lessons do you learn from the story of Jonah?