Sermon Series
  • 1. The Risk Of Running From God

    Contributed on May 18, 2004
    based on 45 ratings
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    First of five messages on Jonah. God’s directive was clear and Jonah’s defiance was careless resulting in calamity.

    INTRODUCTION There was a trial in Chicago years ago. The famous lawyer, Clarence Darrow, was making his closing arguments and said of one man’s damaging testimony, “Why, a person could as easily believe this man’s testimony as he could believe that the whale swallowed Jonah.” Well, there were ...read more

  • 2. After You Hit Rock Bottom

    Contributed on May 18, 2004
    based on 37 ratings
     | 3,987 views

    Rebellion against God’s will can have serious consequences but God can rescue and restore us when we turn back to him.

    INTRODUCTION Friday night Jody and I went with some friends out for dinner. There is nothing unusual about that but these friends have a boat and they wanted to take their boat and ride in it from Concord Marina down the Tennessee River to Lenoir City at a marina at the Ft Loudon Dam. It sounded ...read more

  • 3. Recipe For Revival

    Contributed on May 18, 2004
    based on 33 ratings
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    Perhaps the greatest revival in history is recorded here. When there is a caring God and a changed preacher there can be a converted people.

    INTRODUCTION Have you ever had a bad day? There was a fellow standing at a bar, just looking at his drink. For a solid hour he just stares at it. Suddenly, a big trouble-maker type guy steps up next to him, takes the drink and chugs it down. The poor guy starts crying. The big guy says, “Come ...read more

  • 4. When Your Attitude Goes Against God

    Contributed on May 18, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 4,272 views

    Jonah did not know the mind of God or feel the heart of God or accept the will of God. Therefore Jonah quarrels with God, quits on God and is quietened by God.

    INTRODUCTION I like Charles Swindoll’s outline of the Book of Jonah. He says in chapter 1 Jonah is running away from God; in chapter 2 Jonah is running to God; in chapter 3 Jonah is running with God; and, in chapter 4 Jonah is running against God. I have preached a message on each of the first ...read more

  • 5. Paying The Vows

    Contributed on May 18, 2004
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,155 views

    Was preached to a pastor’s conference. Two vows are mentioned in Jonah which has particular application to preachers.

    INTRODUCTION Years ago there was a trial in Chicago. The famous lawyer, Clarence Darrow, was making his closing arguments and said of one man’s damaging testimony, “Why, a person could as easily believe this man’s testimony as he could believe that the whale swallowed Jonah.” Well, there were ...read more