Grades 3-6 Sunday School Lesson
Where’s Jonah?
Lesson 2: In the Bottom of a Boat, Praying

   Jonah and the Whale Story Coloring Page

Lesson Plan

Coloring Page


 Memory Verse:

“Be careful for nothing, but in everything, by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known unto God.” Philippians 4:6
Key verses for this week:
 “And [Jonah] said, I cried by reason of mine affliction unto the LORD, and he heard me; out of the belly of hell cried I, and thou heardest my voice.” Jonah 2:2

“Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.” 1 Peter 5:7

“If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me:” Psalm 66:18

Fill in the Blanks

  1. Jonah prayed from the belly of the                    .
  2. Many of the words Jonah prayed came from                            written by David.
  3. When Jonah prayed, he                      out to the Lord, from his heart.
  4. Jonah included words of praise and                                                in his prayer.
  5. God will not hear us pray if we have unconfessed                     in our hearts.


  True or False
1. God could not hear Jonah from inside the fish’s belly. 
2. Jonah recalled words from the Psalms as he was praying. 
3. When we pray, the only thing we need to include is our request. 
4. God can only hear us pray when we’re at church. 
5. We need to confess the sin in our hearts so the Lord will hear our prayers.