Tompson,Appreciate you sharing about Jonah's appearance in relation to the Ninevites worship of the great fish. Quite interesting correlation!As you mentioned the whale that was sighted this year in Israel having some pertinence-I totally agree!There are a vast array of factors surrounding the current day sighting in relation to Jonah's whale where the odds are so amazing that surely it has to be from God!I, myself, am pretty floored by them!YSIC, GinaHello Joan,
I know that there is a Jewish tradition that Jonah actually died in the belly of the whale and it is actually hell that he went into, and when he came out again three days later resurrected he was so eaten by the acid of the stomach the Ninevites who worshipped the great fish could tell he by his visage he had been in the whale's stomach.
Jesus said no sign shall be given to Israel except the sign of Jonah, which as you know was his own death,burial, and resurrection.
I have often wondered if the sign of Jonah, IF it is to be repeated in the last days then is actually Ariel Sharon being in a comma, maybe when he dies he will be resurrected. But I know the whale that recently appeared in Israel only make me think stronger about the coalition between the two events. You take this plus the fact there was a Jewish Rabbi recently who stated when Ariel Sharon dies, Jesus Christ will appear to Israel.
This is my opinion of course, but thanks for letting me share it.