Do you want to teach your child about different religions from a young age? Are you looking for coloring sheets that focus on the occurrences in the Bible? If you said yes, then you will love our coloring sheets.
Genesis, the first book of the Bible has some of the most incredible stories. One such story is about Jonah and the Whale. Jonah was the son of Ammittai, whom God commanded to preach repentance to the people of Nineveh. We have ten jonah and the whale coloring pages free to print. Use our sequence of coloring sheets to tell your child the story of Jonah and the Whale.
1. Jonah And The Whale:
Here is a coloring sheet of Jonah with the Whale. God commanded Jonah to visit Nineveh and preach to the people to repent for their sins. But Jonah didn’t want to preach to the people of Nineveh for they were his enemies. He wanted the Lord to punish them for their sins. So instead of visiting Nineveh, Jonah took a ship for Tarshish.
Here is a detailed image of Jonah. Jonah is the prophet of the northern kingdom of Israel. He is the central character of the in the Book of Jonah. The Biblical story of Jonah and the Whale appears in the Quran as well, but with a few notable differences.
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The coloring sheet features the whale that God sent to save Jonah. The diagram has a simple outline and very few detailings. Allow your children to express themselves without worrying whether they are choosing the right colors or not.
4. Jonah Running From God:
This coloring page depicts Jonah running away from the command of the Almighty. The page shows two directional signs, one pointing towards toward Nineveh and the other pointing towards Tarshish. Jonah ran to get on the ship that was going to Tarshish. He paid the captain and went to the lower part of the boat to sleep.
5. Jonah In The Water:
In response to Jonah’s disobedience, Got sent a violent storm. The captain found that Jonah was still sound asleep. He asked Jonah to pray to his God. Jonah replied that he does not have any God but believes in one true Lord. He explained the situation to other passengers and asked the captain to throw him into the sea to calm the storm.
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6. Whale Swallowing Jonah:
The storm soon ceased as soon as the crew threw Jonah into the sea. The crew then saw a big fish swallowing Jonah. But it was no ordinary whale. God had sent the whale to keep Jonah from drowning. Jonah was in the fish for three days and nights.
7. Jonah In Whale’s Tummy:
Here is one of the interesting coloring pages of Jonah and the whale showing the whale devouring Jonah. Trapped inside, Jonah spent his time praying to the Almighty. He asked the Lord for forgiveness and thanks him for saving his life. The diagram proves that God commands over everything in his creation- from whale to weather.
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8. Out Of Whale:
Here is one of the best Jonah and the whale coloring sheets, showing Jonah on the land after the Whale vomited it on the field. God commanded the whale to spit the reluctant prophet on the third day, and we see the fish doing as instructed.
9. Jonah Obeying God:
After taking out Jonah from the whale’s belly, God told him to visit Nineveh and instruct people to stop sinning. This time, the prophet did not hesitate from obeying the Almighty and left for Nineveh right away.
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10. Jonah Repenting:
The coloring sheet shows Jonah repenting for his mistake. You can take it as an opportunity to teach children that they can never hide anything from God even if they try. Tell them, that when they do something wrong, instead of hiding it, they should ask God for his forgiveness. God forgives everyone, only if you repent sincerely.
We recommend you to use the whole coloring set as a Bible story activity. It will help children understand the story better. Feel free to browse through our other Bible coloring sheets. If your child enjoyed coloring our free printable Jonah and the Whale coloring pages for preschoolers, then please leave a comment below.
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