It’s Easter week, and it just so happens that we are looking at Jonah 1:17 today, in which we read that Jonah spent three days in the belly of a fish. In Matthew 12:40, Jesus uses this event to talk about how He will spend three days in the grave.
The Text of Jonah 1:17
Now the Lord had prepared a great fish to swallow Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.
In this discussion of Jonah 1:17 we look at:
- Whether or not the great fish was a whale
- Whether the fish was deliverance or discipline
- The parallels between Matthew 12:40 and Jonah 1:17
- Whether or not God wants sacrifices
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