Write a 750-1,000 word reflection on Jonah that answers the following questions and include examples: Where do you see the disconnection between Jonah's faith and actions? What happens when Christian...

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Write a 750-1,000 word reflection on Jonah that answers the following questions and include examples:



  1. Where do you see the disconnection between Jonah's faith and actions?

  2. What happens when Christian leaders cease to live by the call to love God and their neighbor? Who bears the cost?

  3. At different seasons in ministry, Christian leaders all struggle with what God calls them to do. What are the ways that Jonah's disobedience is part of his ethical development?

  4. How have your ethics been shaped by the tough seasons in your life? What is God's role in the middle of these tough learning seasons? Give examples and explain how these tough seasons and God's role have shaped your ethical principles and praxis.

  5. What are two significant ethical principles the book of Jonah can inform your ethics and values as a leader when engaging other ethical dilemmas?


Use scriptural passages from Jonah along with other at least four other resources presented in the topic materials to support your answers.

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Answer To: Write a 750-1,000 word reflection on Jonah that answers the following questions and include...

Dr. Vidhya answered on Mar 04 2020
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In the Book of Jonah, there are two distinctive disconnections between his faith and love to Jehovah. The first one is quite obvious; he simply changed his mind and doubted whether or not, his god’s command would be applicable over the people of foreign lands, i.e. the Assyrians. He had literally no idea to deal with this situation of spreading the message that Jehovah knew everything about those violent people and His words were true enough to be believed and followed. The second point in this discussion comes over with the fact that being a prophet, he did not show the true skills of a leader i.e. he simply ran away from the situation, regardless of the fact that Jehovah was always there to save his life. It was just a matter of time and patience which is failed to show at the right time and found it co
ect when Jehovah saved his life.
    When Christian leaders cease to live their life by the call of God and to their neighbors, the result is chaos to them. Taking the reference of Book of Jonah, it was not just the doubt over Jehovah’s command that he did not wish to fulfill. It was simply the call of his own conscience that he had done something wrong and he should go back and accept it. the same can be understood with the fact that only leaders bear the cost of their actions because they are the torch bearers of truth and knowledge and they cannot run away from their religious liabilities. Jonah too accepted that the storm in the sea was because of his fault and let the sailor su
ender him to the sea i.e....
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