The story of Jonah’s Prayer is found in the Old Testament book of Jonah, which recounts the tale of the prophet Jonah and his journey to the city of Nineveh. After initially refusing to obey God’s command to preach repentance to the Ninevites, Jonah was swallowed by a great fish and spent three days in its belly. It was during this time that Jonah prayed to God, acknowledging his own disobedience and asking for mercy. His prayer is a powerful expression of repentance and submission to God’s will, and it ultimately led to his release from the fish and his eventual successful mission to Nineveh. Jonah’s Prayer is a reminder of the importance of repentance, forgiveness, and the transformative power of prayer.
Please read the prayers below which will provide guidance for Jonah’s Prayer. May God Bless Yo
Jonah’s Prayer 1
When my life was ebbing away, I remembered you, LORD, and my prayer rose to you, to your holy temple. “Those who cling to worthless idols forfeit the grace that could be theirs. But I, with a song of thanksgiving, will sacrifice to you. What I have vowed I will make good.
Jonah’s Prayer 2
Then you raised my life from the Pit, Lord my God!
As my life was fading away,
I remembered the Lord,
and my prayer came to you,
to your holy temple.