Having learned that God is the God of second chances, Jonah headed to the imposing city of Nineveh to warn of God’s impending judgment. The residents of Nineveh repented in the hope that God would relent and spare them—and remarkably, God did! As Alistair Begg clarifies, though, it was not a case of God “changing His mind.” Rather, it was an expression of His great love, which exceeds our capacity to understand it.
1Then the word of the Lord came to Jonah the second time, saying,
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