An analysis into the Biblical Story of Jonah
11 pages (2750 words)
, Research Paper
However, it is not, nor should it ever be considered the sole determinant. One of the most powerful exemplifications of the role that truth and its understanding and acceptance portends is that of the story of Jonah and the whale. Rather than exemplifying a trite object lesson for children to interpret as a fantastical miracle worked on Jonah’s behalf by a benevolent God, the story represents key components of the human experience, the process of sin, rebellion, salvation, as well as yet another foreshadowing of the events that would ultimately transpire within Christ’s early ministry as he ministered, was crucified, and died for the sins of an alien race.