Memorable Scripture: Just let me die.

Jonah 1:12
And he said to them, “Pick me up and throw me into the sea; then the sea will become calm for you. For I know that this great tempest is because of me.”

“Just let me die!”
That’s what Jonah is thinking. By being tossed overboard, he is leaving himself susceptible to hypothermia, dehydration, ocean predators, or drowning.
Jonah is basically committing suicide. He’d rather die than do God’s bidding.
Even the men on the boat try to save him with an attempt to row back to land.
They fail.
Think about this, many people do not want to do God’s will. They’d rather die.
God’s will is for everyone to receive salvation through Jesus Christ.
Those that refuse eventually get their wish and experience the second death in a lake of fire.
There are many people, like the sailors, trying to prevent that from happening.
We pray.
We talk and share the Gospel.
We plead.
Some heed.
Some do not.
Do your part and share the Gospel.

One thought on “Memorable Scripture: Just let me die.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s