It’s unsettling when you finally realize that you’ve haven’t had all the information you’ve needed.  You go into a business transaction and make a lousy deal because you’ve only had part of the information.  You live your life, working under certain presumptions, only later to find out that some of your presumptions were based on […]

Epiphany 4: Jonah 1:1-17

God called Jonah to go and preach to the wicked city of Nineveh, to preach repentance into the forgiveness of sins.  The book of Tobit tells us that Nineveh was part of the Assyrian Empire, and so was Israel’s enemy (Tobit 14:15).  That’s why Jonah didn’t want Nineveh to repent.  He would rather see the […]