The prodigal prophet : Jonah and the mystery of God's mercy / Timothy Keller.
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|Greenwood PL - Greenwood||224.9206 KEL (Text)||36626103984621||2nd Floor New Adult||Available||-|
|North Madison Co PL - Frankton Comm. Library||224.9206 KEL (Text)||30419200616630||Adult Non-Fiction||On holds shelf||-|
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- ISBN: 9780735222069
- ISBN: 0735222061
- Physical Description: 258 pages ; 20 cm
- Publisher: New York : Viking, 
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-258).
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Introduction: Prodigal prophet -- Running from God (1:1-3) -- The world's storms (1:3-4) -- Who is my neighbor? (1:5-6) -- Embracing the other (1:7-10) -- The pattern of love (1:11-17) -- Running from grace (1:17-2:10) -- Doing justice, preaching wrath (3:1-10) -- Heart storms (4:1-4) -- The character of compassion (4:4-11) -- Our relationship to God's word -- Our relationship to God's world -- Our relationship to God's grace -- Epilogue: who told the story?
"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"--Provided by publisher.
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