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Nineveh Lent (3 day Lent)

Sermons / Homilies on Lectionary Readings for Nineveh Lent

The three day lent is a lent of attrition and repentance commemorating the repentance of the people Nineveh at the preaching of Prophet Jonah. This lent starts three weeks before the start of the Great Lent.

Gospel Readings:

First Day: St. Matthew 7: 1-12, Jonah 1:1-17

Second Day: St. Mathew 24:36-46, Jonah 2:1-10

Third Day: St. Mathew 12:38-50, Jonah 3:1-10

End of Nineveh Lent (Thursday): St. Luke 12: 54-13: 9, Jonah 4:1-11

Full Lectionary readings (OT, Sleeha and Gospel) for Nineveh Lent (Mon-Thu)

General Articles on Nineveh (3 Day) Lent

Nineveh Fast
by HH Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, Patriarch of Antioch and All The East
Supreme Head of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church

The Lent of Jonah
by Bar Eto briro Dr. D Babu Paul

The History of the Three Days Lent in Syriac Orthodox Church
by Rev. Fr. Dr. Biji Chirathilattu

Prophet Jonah
by Very Rev. Joseph C. Joseph Corepiscopa

The Story of Jonah

Three Days Lent - Are We Ready to Obey, Pray, Repent?
by Cheriyan Vengal

About The Fast of Nineveh
by George Andrews

Various Traditions Regarding the Fast of Nineveh (Baoutha d'Ninwaye)

Reflections on Nineveh Fast

Have a blessed Nineveh Lent!

Can You Run and Hide from God?
Lessons from Jonah and Nineveh.

Importance of the Nineveh Lent in Syriac Orthodox Church

The Fast of Nineveh: Bible Readings and Reflections
by SOC-WUS

Nineveh - An Unlikely Revival
by Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

Nineveh Lent - Day 2

Sermons and Bible Commentaries for Nineveh Lent:

First Day of Nineveh Lent: St. Matthew 7: 1-12, Jonah 1:1- 17

Sermons

Angry and yet forgiving: Thoughts of Nineveh Lent
by Rev. Fr. K. K. John

Devotional Thoughts on Nineveh Lent (3 Day Lent)
by Fr. George, Ireland

Devotional Thoughts for the first day of 3 day Lent
by Jose Kurian Puliyeril

A Judgmental Attitude
by Scott Sperling

Bible Commentaries

Matthew Hernry's Commentary on Jonah 1

Geneva Notes/ Commentary on Jonah 1

Second Day of Nineveh Lent: St. Mathew 24:36-46, Jonah 2:1-10

Sermons

More Than a Fish Story
by Rabbi David Saperstein

The Fainting Soul Revived
by Charles H. Spurgeon

Salvation of the Lord
by Charles H. Spurgeon

Devotional thoughts for 2nd day of 3 day Lent
by Jose Kurian Puliyeril

Bible Commentaries

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Jonah 2

Geneva Notes on Jonah Chapter 2

Third Day of Nineveh Lent: St. Mathew 12:38-50, Jonah 3:1-10

Sermons

"Jonah and the Whale"
by Pastor Edward F. Markquart

"The Phone's Ringing!"
by John Jewell

Jonah's Mission
by Larry Broding

Hindering God
by Pastor Dan

Devotional thoughts for the 3rd Day of 3 days Lent
by Jose Kurian Puliyeril

Bible Commentaries

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Jonah 3

Geneva Notes/ Commentary on Jonah 3

End of Nineveh Lent (Thursday): St. Luke 12: 54-13: 9, Jonah 4:1-11

Sermons

Jonah and Nineveh
by Rev. Markus DŁnzkofer

Jonah, the Reluctant Prophet
by Paul Walton

Bible Commentaries

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Jonah 4

General Sermons on Repentance, Jonah and Ninevah

The God of the Second Chance
by Dr. Haddon Robinson

A Life of Repentance
by Ralph Bouma

Prayers

Evening Prayer for Three- Day Lent

Prayer for Lent - Reconciliation

Aghni Parthene - O Pure Virgin
Russian Orthodox Devotional especially chanted during the Lent Season

More on Fasting and Lent

Fasting
by HH Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, Patriarch of Universal Syrian Orthodox Church and All The East

Lenten Reflections: LENT as FEAST and FAST

The Significance of Fasting in the Struggle against Fallen Spirits

Fasting Enlightens the Soul

For More Resources on Fasting and Lent, See Malankara World Supplement on Great Lent

Malankara World Journal Specials on Nineveh Lent

Volume 2 No 50: January 30 2012
Special on 3-Day Lent

Volume 4: Issue 195 February 9, 2014
Special on Nineveh Lent

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