A Private Commentary on the Bible: Jonah
by James D. Quiggle
Jonah is unique among the prophets: the book is about God’s message to Jonah and Jonah’s response. Here is an Old Testament example of the parable of the sheep that has gone astray. Jonah remains unrepentant to the end, and one of the themes of the book is, “Don’t be like Jonah. The book also reminds us God is Lord of all, the good news of his mercy, love, and salvation must go out to all.