O. Palmer Robertson wrote:
“The sinner goes down. He begins the descent by his own acts of folly. He tries to run from the will of God, and he trips on his own dangling shoelaces. It is just a fact: nothing can be in its right order when you are living in rebellion against the will of God.… The circumstances of life will bring you down. Your own inner spirit will bring you down. The hand of the Lord will bring you down.”
Have any of you been there? Have you ever hit rock bottom? Maybe you’re there right now.
How does God in His grace rescue Jonah from rock bottom? How does God pick us up when we’re down?