Jonah wanted Nineveh to be destroyed. Nineveh was the capitol city of Assyria. And Assyria was an enemy of God and his people. No one thought Nineveh could repent, but God was able to change their hearts.
The greatest legacy a Christian man will ever leave behind can be seen and heard in the laughter of his children and grandchildren sitting around his dinner table.
The most pressing question regarding Isaac’s blessing of Jacob is this: How could Isaac have blessed Jacob by faith, when he was deceived by him and thought he was blessing Esau. It is clear that the blessing of Jacob was not the design of Isaac.
How can we build a house that lasts? By sticking to the “blueprint.” If we want our work to endure, we must be obedient to the Lord.
Do you think eternal hell is harsh? Perhaps, that’s because you’re a sinner. Do you think God’s judgment towards perversion is harsh? Perhaps, it’s because you’re a pervert. The wicked are simply not qualified to determine what is just.
Apart from God’s presence, we are not merely immoral, we are illogical. The Christian who does not spend regular time in the presence of God is like a wild and stupid beast.