Jottings – Communion Trumps Usefulness
On Jonah 1:1-3: “No matter what our gifts are, we may find ourselves in Jonah’s position. God uses us for his glory, and yet our hearts are not in tune with his. Beware of mistaking usefulness to God for communion with God!”
Sinclair Ferguson, Man Overboard: The Story of Jonah, (Edinburgh: Banner of Truth, 2008), pp. 17-18.