Jonah in Luke

We recently had Luke 8:22-56 preached at Christ Church Hemel, and it struck me that Luke alludes (quite strongly) to Jonah in the first section (v22-25). Just consider the similarities: Jesus, like Jonah, falls asleep on the boat. (Luke 8:23, Jonah 1:5) Shortly after a storm rises, threatening to sink the boat. (Luke 8:23, Jonah…