Jonah

Joy is annoyed that the principal may show mercy to the meanest girl at school, who just stole a bicycle. Superbook takes Joy, Chris and Gizmo to meet Jonah, who runs away when God calls him to preach to the wicked people of Ninevah. Experience a terrible storm, encounter a gigantic fish, and witness what happens when Jonah finally preaches in Ninevah. The children learn that God wants to show mercy to everyone!

LESSON 1: GOD IS MERCIFUL

SuperTruth: God wants to show mercy to all people.

SuperVerse: “I knew that You are a merciful and compassionate God, slow to get angry and filled with unfailing love.” Jonah 4:2b (NLT)

LESSON 2: SHOW GOD’S MERCY

SuperTruth: God wants us to show mercy.

SuperVerse: “In that city of Nineveh there are more than a hundred twenty thousand people who cannot tell right from wrong. … Don’t you think I should be concerned about that big city?” Jonah 4:11 (CEV)

LESSON 3: MERCY AT THE CROSS

SuperTruth: God showed His mercy through the cross.

SuperVerse: “God did not send His Son into the world to condemn its people. He sent Him to save them!” John 3:17 (CEV)