In Matthew 12:40 Jesus used Jonah’s experience to outline His own destiny. He said that as Jonah was three days and nights in the belly of the sea monster so He would be three days and nights in the heart of the earth.
The sea monster was a type of death. Like a monster, death had been consuming all of humanity since the beginning. Yet, through Jesus Christ, God commanded death to give up all that it had consumed.
We are no longer to be afraid of death. It no longer consumes anyone. Through what Jesus Christ did for the world, death has become simply the transition from our life on earth to our life in heaven. (If you haven’t yet heard, Everyone Is Going to Heaven.)
Blessed be our kind and generous Creator God!
The purpose of this blog is to praise Jesus Christ in biblical terms.