Jonah: The Depths of Grace
The events described in Jonah took place about 800 years before Jesus, there is no explicit mention of any Messianic figure, and the main character is a recalcitrant and sinful man. But Jesus himself invites us to look for hints of the gospel in the Book of Jonah.
A Gracious and Compassionate God: Mission, Salvation and Spirituality in the Book of Jonah
Daniel C. Timmer
Don Carson writes, "Daniel Timmer’s volume is exceptional: it engages in a close reading of much of Jonah, but keeps one eye pealed for legitimate canonical ties with what we would today call the mission of God."
Hosea-Jonah (Word Biblical Commentary)
Tremper Longman III commends this commentary as a 'must-buy for everyone preaching on' Jonah. He further commends it as 'intelligently conservative and emphasizes theology without ignoring the other aspects of the text.'
Man Overboard! The Story of Jonah
Sinclair B. Ferguson
Jonah is really a book about God, and how one man came, through painful experience, to discover the true character of the God whom he had already served in the earlier years of his life. He was to find the doctrine about God come alive in his experience. It is this combination of doctrine and experience that makes Jonah such a fascinating, instructive, and practical book.
The Prophets Speak of Him: Encountering Jesus in the Minor Prophets
Anthony T. Selvaggio
Jonah might be one of the better-known, so-called minor prophets. But that may be owing more to his fish tale than the way in which his story points us toward God's grace, supremely demonstrated through Christ.
Surprised by Grace: God’s Relentless Pursuit of Rebels
The reluctant prophet Jonah carried a liberating message that forces us yet today to come to grips with the shocking extent of God's compassion and mercy.