All posts in " Tarshish "

A deliberate parody of God’s call

By Dave Henning / August 8, 2023

“In a deliberate parody of God’s call to ‘arise, go to Nineveh,’ Jonah ‘arose’ to go in the opposite direction. . . .  Called to go east, he went west.  Directed to travel overland, he went to sea.  Sent to the big city, he bought a one-way ticket to the end of the world.”- Timothy […]


Ships of Tarshish

By Dave Henning / September 11, 2015

“After paying the fare, he [Jonah] went aboard and sailed for Tarshish to flee from the Lord.”- Jonah 1:3 “Sometimes it’s hard for a prophet and a profit to coexist.”- John Ortberg Today John Ortberg discusses the second reason that holds us back from saying “yes” to God. 2.  Having other options holds us back.  […]

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