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The International Sunday School Lesson

Lesson for May 7, 2017: Sustaining Love (Jonah 1)Dr. Mark Scott wrote this treatment of the International Sunday School Lesson. Scott teaches preaching and New Testament at Ozark Christian College, Joplin, Missouri. This lesson treatment is published in the April 30, 2017, issue of The Lookout magazine, and is also available online at www.lookoutmag.com. ______ By Mark Scott  The book of Jonah is minor due to its size, not due to its content. The book touches upon some major biblical themes—God’s sovereignty in creation, God’s love for the nations, Jesus’ resurrection, and the high priority of obedience in the lives of the Lord’s servants. In this story we see the prophet Jonah running from God, running to God, running for God, and running against God. Is the story real or parabolic? It is certainly never called a parable, and Jesus spoke about Jonah and his experience in the fish as a historical event (Matthew 12:39-41). The prophet Jonah ministered to the northern 10 tribes known as …

Catholic Daily Readings

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | Easter Fourth Sunday of Easter Year A | Roman Missal | Lectionary


First Reading Acts 2:14a, 36–41 Response Psalm 23:1 Psalm Psalm 23:1–6 Second Reading 1 Peter 2:20b–25 Gospel Acclamation John 10:14 Gospel John 10:1–10

Catholic Daily Readings. Bellingham, WA: Faithlife, 2009. Print.