The book of Jonah is all about rescue! In fact, like the rest of the Old Testament, it points to the greater rescue to come through Jesus Christ (Luke 24:27). In the book of Jonah, we see that God rescues through mission, judgment and preaching and that He rescues people for the purpose of rescuing others! All of this—mission, judgement and preaching—brings us to the ministry of Jesus and more specifically to the climax of His ministry, the Cross and Resurrection! May this brief study in the book of Jonah deepen our understanding of the gospel and move us to imitate the missionary God proclaimed in the bible and beautifully brought to light through the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ! May we who have been pursued by God, having encountered His grace, mercy and love in Jesus, be moved to pursue others with this good news!