READ: Read the following passage(s) of scripture. Want to dig deeper? Choose a Bible reading method.
Read Jonah 2:1-9
After reading the passage(s) of scripture, ask yourself the following two questions to apply what you are learning to your life. You can even choose to journal about what you’ve learned or discuss it with your spouse or family.
REFLECT:Use the following questions to reflect on how God worked in your life today. Choose a method for reflecting on your day.
- What is God saying?
- What are you going to do about it?
PRAY: This prayer prompt is designed to help get you started in your prayer time. Use this to either begin your personal prayer time or your prayer time with your spouse or family.
- What was the best part of your day?
- What was the toughest part of your day?
- Where did you mess up today?
- Where did you see God today?
Throughout the Bible, the sea is used as a metaphor for chaos, for ruin. It was in the heart of the sea and the belly of the fish that Jonah realized how chaotic he had let his life become. It was in the belly of the fish that Jonah was finally ready to call out to God. Once Jonah realized he needed God’s salvation, he realized he had no business trying to hold back salvation from the Ninevites who so desperately needed it. Take time today to specifically pray for three people who do not know God that they would come into a relationship with Christ. Ask God to help you show them His salvation to those who need it because you needed it as well.
Two-a-days are designed for you to connect with God and those closest to you. Feel free to modify this plan to fit your and your family’s needs.