Contributed on Jan 21, 2006
The Book of Jonah, like the Story of Good Samaritan, is designed to remind us who we are; sinners saved by the grace of God, in need of repentance from our willfulness and obedience to the Heavenly Father by sharing the Good News.
Contributed on Mar 8, 2006
The stories of the Rich Young Ruler and of Mary and Martha show that Christians need the discipline of denying self, learning of Christ and following HIm in order to find peace.
Contributed on Jan 31, 2007
The periods of servitude Israel spent in Egypt and Babylon were times repentance; an allegory depicting the meaning of Lent for us.