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M-Rated Jonah: When God says “Arise!”, but it is easier to lay down

After learning that Jonah is not about the fish we see that the book of Jonah is about a man who gets told by God to arise. Instead he does exactly the opposite to what God has told him to do.  But this ancient book is not relevant to modern life is it?  We would obey God even if he asked us to do something difficult… wouldn’t we?