Summary: The story of Jonah is not just a Big Fish Tale. It's a true story with an incredible message relevant to our time. It's a message about a God who cares for all lives, even those of our enemies and those who hate us.
Summary: To escape the presence of God is not rational thinking, certainly for a prophet of God. But how many of us are rational when we reject God’s commands and escape his attention? And that leads us to consider how much Jonah is like us.
Summary: This is a message about grace and purpose and how that God desires for you to get where he wants you to go more than you want to get where he wants you to go. Your mistakes doesn’t limit God’s ability to use you.
Summary: God calls specific people to specific places for specific purposes. When God called Jonah, his response was quite different that that of the prophet Isaiah. Whereas Isaiah said, "Here am I. Send me!" Jonah said, "Here am I...send someone else."
Summary: Running from God is what most people do when they are avoiding God and do not like what He is telling them. Disobedience will cause us to run, but coming clean with God causes us to make wise decisions.
Summary: I believe there our three categories that tell us how people are
1.Those that think they know where their going,
2.Those that say they know where their going,
3. and Those that know where their going.