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G.K. Beale – The Main Point of the Book of Jonah

5 Feb

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[The book of] Jonah’s main point is to assert that Israel had a prophetic mission to the nations to witness to God and that at times, even when they disobeyed this commission, God caused Israel to carry this mission out anyway because of his compassion.

~G.K. Beale~


A New Testament Biblical Theology (Grand Rapids, Michigan; Baker Academic; 2011) p. 83.

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