Devos of the Week: Jonah 1:1

“Now the word of the Lord came to Jonah…saying…” Commentaries on Jonah clearly emphasize Jonah’s disobedience to God’s command in this first verse.  Before we are quick to reprimand Jonah however, perhaps we ought to notice this book starts with a man who is listening, who actually hears God’s voice.  Our day and age is not one that encourages listening much to anyone, let alone God.  Are you listening for God’s voice?  Are there other voices that guide your life? How can you move away from distractions so you can hear God’s voice? Give us grace to hear O Lord!

Leave a Reply

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

You are commenting using your 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 )

Google+ photo

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

Connecting to %s