Jonah and the Big Fish
Superbook takes Joy, Chris and Gizmo to meet Jonah, who is swallowed by a great fish as he resists God’s plans to show mercy to wicked people. The children learn to show God’s forgiveness even to those who don’t deserve it.
Bible Story: Jonah 1–4
God Is Merciful
SuperTruth: God wants to show mercy to all people.
SuperVerse: “I knew that You are a merciful and compassionate God, slow to get angry and filled with unfailing love.” Jonah 4:2b (NLT)
Show God’s Mercy
SuperTruth: God wants us to show mercy.
SuperVerse: “In that city of Nineveh there are more than a hundred twenty thousand people who cannot tell right from wrong. … Don’t you think I should be concerned about that big city?” Jonah 4:11 (CEV)
Mercy at the Cross
SuperTruth: God showed His mercy through the cross.
SuperVerse: “God did not send His Son into the world to condemn its people. He sent Him to save them!” John 3:17 (CEV)