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                         JONAH AND THE WHALE

 A little girl was reading on an airplane when the man beside her
 noticed her storybook, entitled "Jonah and the Whale."
The man thought he would see if the little girl believed the story
 about Jonah.

 So, after saying 'Hi' to the girl he asked her to tell him about the book
she was holding.  The girl said the book was about Jonah, and how he was
swallowed by a whale.
The man asked: "Do you believe that really happened?"
The little girl replied, "Yes, I believe the story of Jonah is true."

You mean you really believe that a man can be swallowed up by a big
whale, stay inside him all that time, and come out of there still alive
and okay?

She said, "Absolutely -- this story is in the Bible and we studied it in
Sunday school today!"
Then the man asked, "How can you prove that the story about Jonah is
She thought for a moment, and then said, "When I get to Heaven I'll ask

The man then asked, "What if Jonah's NOT in Heaven?"
 She put her hands on her little waist, and sternly said: "Then I guess
 YOU can ask him!"


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