Was Jonah Really Swallowed By A Big Fish?

‘Then Jonah prayed to the Lord his God from the belly of the fish, saying, “I called out to the Lord , out of my distress, and he answered me; out of the belly of Sheol I cried, and you heard my voice. For you cast me into the deep, into the heart of the seas, and the flood surrounded me; all your waves and your billows passed over me. Then I said, ‘I am driven away from your sight; yet I shall again look upon your holy temple.’ The waters closed in over me to take my life; the deep surrounded me; weeds were wrapped about my head at the roots of the mountains. I went down to the land whose bars closed upon me forever; yet you brought up my life from the pit, O Lord my God. When my life was fainting away, I remembered the Lord , and my prayer came to you, into your holy temple. Those who pay regard to vain idols forsake their hope of steadfast love. But I with the voice of thanksgiving will sacrifice to you; what I have vowed I will pay. Salvation belongs to the Lord !” And the Lord spoke to the fish, and it vomited Jonah out upon the dry land.’ Jonah 2:1-10

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Middle School Grow

We are launching our Middle School Grow track through Google Classroom!

The Journey in Discipleship Personal Growth track has gone digital!

If you are a Middle School Student that would like a personal challenge in Growing in your walk with Jesus, Middle School Grow is for you.

HOW DOES A STUDENT JOIN IN?

Step 1 – Go to classroom.google.com and click Go to Classroom. or download the Google Classroom App on your device.

Step 2 – Join a class with a class code that matches your grade below:

  • 6th Grade Code – gupp44
  • 7th Grade Code – j8d2lxe
  • 8th Grade Code – 6t8nsi
  • Accept an invitation from Class Creator— Code doesn’t work? Email Pastor Brandon at Brandon.Best@oakwoodnb.com and he will manually invite you through email.
  • Click on the Classwork Tab
  • Watch the opening video like this one

WE are in launch mode

My desire is to provide students with a Grade Based, personal track, that challenges them to think about their walk with Jesus and gives them steps to walk through it.

We definitely understand that this is a work in progress. We chose Google Classroom due to the fact that students use it at school, it is FREE for our use, and it gives a platform for us to build on in the DIGITAL AGE we are in. We can post videos, devotional content, give links, and track “points” to see how students are progressing.

WHAT ARE THE GRADES?

Grades for the “assignments” mainly fall in the completion category. We also have the idea of challenging students to push hard at certain times of the year with prizes for the leaders in each grade.