Meditation on Scripture

Psalm 1

We meditate on the Scriptures day and night because it’s in the Scriptures that we find true happiness.

RESOURCES: ESV Study Bible; Commenetaries on the Psalms by John Calvin, John Goldingay, and Derek Kidner; Answering God: The Psalms As A Tool For Prayer by Eugene Peterson; Tree People by Bill Boyd; Handbook On The Wisdom Books and Psalms by Daniel Estes


JONAH: Jonah Prays

Jonah 1:17-2:10

Jonah prays, sobered by YHWH’s severe mercy, and praises him for his sovereign salvation.

RESOURCES: ESV Study Bible; Gospel Transformation Bible; Commentaries by Youngblood, Phillips, Ferguson, and Boice


JONAH: The Fear of a Merciful God

Jonah 1:4-17

Since the God of Jonah is the one true, merciful God, we are to respond to Him with reverent worship.

RESOURCES: ESV Study Bible, NIV Study Bible, 'Man Overboard!' Ferguson, 'Salvation Through Judgement and Mercy' Estelle, 'Institutes of the Christian Religion' Calvin, Commentaries on Jonah by Alexander and Youngblood