Resurrection

The Sign of Jonah – Superhero Sunday

Nope. This isn’t going to be a Sherlock Holmes The Sign of the Four (or Three, for you BBC fans). Sorry.

Tony Stark: JARVIS, have you heard the tale of Jonah?

Jarvis: I wouldn’t consider him a role model.

[Iron Man flies through a Leviathan]

-The Avengers

Have you heard of┬áthe sign of Jonah? In Matthew 12:40, Jesus says: “For as Jonah was in the belly of the great fish for three days and three nights, so will the Son of Man be in the heart of the earth for three days and three nights.

Jesus was predicting his death and resurrection, and relating it back to Jonah. He was telling the Pharisees that this would be the sign that he would give them. (Matthew 12:38-39)

Jesus predicted his death and his resurrection. Don’t harden your heart like the Pharisees did. Believe.

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Response to Daily Prompt: I Believe

http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/03/16/daily-prompt-i-believe/

Three things I believe in my heart to be true:

  1. Jesus died on the cross, was resurrected, and was truly the Son of God.
  2. Jesus is coming back to take believers with him to Heaven.
  3. I am loved beyond a shadow of a doubt, and I am never alone, for I have Jesus in my heart.

Three things I believe in my heart to be false:

  1. I will never live up to be the person God wants me to be.
  2. I am alone and unloved.
  3. There’s nothing I can do to change the world.