Today’s Reading: July 21

Jonah 4:1-7 But to Jonah this seemed very wrong, and he became angry. 2 He prayed to the Lord, “Isn’t this what I said, Lord, when I was still at home? That is what I tried to forestall by fleeing to Tarshish. I knew that you are a gracious and compassionate God, slow...

Today’s Reading: July 20

Jonah 3:6-10 When Jonah’s warning reached the king of Nineveh, he rose from his throne, took off his royal robes, covered himself with sackcloth and sat down in the dust. 7 This is the proclamation he issued in Nineveh: “By the decree of the king and his nobles: Do...

Today’s Reading: July 19

Jonah 3:1-5 Then the word of the Lord came to Jonah a second time: 2 “Go to the great city of Nineveh and proclaim to it the message I give you.” 3 Jonah obeyed the word of the Lord and went to Nineveh. Now Nineveh was a very large city; it took three days to go...

Today’s Reading: July 18

Jonah 2  [b]     the deep surrounded me;     seaweed was wrapped around my head. 6 To the roots of the mountains I sank down;     the earth beneath barred me in forever. But you, Lord my God,     brought my life up from the pit. 7 “When my life was ebbing away,     I...

Today’s Reading: July 17

Jonah 1:12-16 “Pick me up and throw me into the sea,” he replied, “and it will become calm. I know that it is my fault that this great storm has come upon you.” 13 Instead, the men did their best to row back to land. But they could not, for the sea grew even wilder...

Today’s Reading: July 16

Jonah 1:1-12 The word of the Lord came to Jonah son of Amittai: 2 “Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me.” 3 But Jonah ran away from the Lord and headed for Tarshish. He went down to Joppa, where he found a...