Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and preach to it the preaching that I bid you.
1. Not the message of our own imagination.
2. Not what me, desire and what will be palatable to them.
3. But what God bids. To the messenger he gives the message - from his Word; by his Spirit.
His gospel - not altered, not added to, not diminished - is to be preached "to every creature." With faithfulness, simplicity, persistence - whether men hear or whether men forbear. Like Luther, "I can do no other; God help me!" - G.T.C.
Parallel VersesKJV: Arise, go unto Nineveh, that great city, and preach unto it the preaching that I bid thee.