Sermon Series
  • 1. A Disturbing Call From A Merciful God

    Contributed on Feb 17, 2020
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    The call by God for Jonah to go to Nineveh to preach is a call which confronts Jonah with a disturbing dynamic of God’s unanticipated mercy. Jonah finds this call too disturbing so he goes in the opposite direction to run away from the call of God.

    You cal listen to the full message here:- https://nec.org.au/jonah-gods-unanticipated-mercy/ Message Jonah 1:1-3 A Disturbing Call From A Merciful God I don’t have definitive proof but it would be my educated opinion that the story of Jonah … specifically the part where Jonah is swallowed by a ...read more

  • 2. Our Identity Before A Merciful God

    Contributed on Feb 21, 2020
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    Jonah professes to be a Hebrew who worships the Lord. However, because he cannot accept the unanticipated mercy of God Jonah behaves like cargo. We are cargo when we don't speak to God.

    You can listen to the full message here: https://nec.org.au/jonah-gods-unanticipated-mercy/ Message Jonah 1:4-17 Our Identity Before A Merciful God Last week we ended with Jonah in the town of Joppa paying the fare to sail for Tarshish. Jonah did this because he found the mercy which God was ...read more

  • 3. Rescued By A Merciful God

    Contributed on Feb 28, 2020
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    Out of desperation Jonah offers a foxhole prayer; with no repentance, blaming God, self-righteousness and false piety. God's mercy still continues to be shown to Jonah as God rescues Jonah. It is an unanticipated outcome.

    You can listen to the full message here:- https://nec.org.au/jonah-gods-unanticipated-mercy/ Message Jonah 2:1-10 Rescued by a Merciful God The story is told of an emergency meeting of the church council called by the senior pastor. At the end of the meeting with nothing accomplished, the pastor ...read more

  • 4. Recommissioned By A Merciful God

    Contributed on Mar 6, 2020
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    In God’s economy failure is never a defining outcome because God never gives up on anybody – therefore we should always expect the miracle of transformation to take place.

    You can listen to the full message here:- https://nec.org.au/jonah-gods-unanticipated-mercy/ Message Jonah 3:1-10 Recommissioned By A Merciful God. Do you remember the first time you tried to ride a bike? It’s such a tranquil and joyful occasion isn’t it. But that is only after a lot of other ...read more

  • 5. A Grace Extinguisher And A Merciful God

    Contributed on Mar 14, 2020
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    In his anger Jonah seeks to extinguish the grace and compassion which God has shown to Nineveh. As we go through life we need to be aware of those times when we have also extinguished the grace of God and found ourselves in a place where God is asking, “Do you have a right to be angry?”

    You can listen to the full message here:- https://nec.org.au/jonah-gods-unanticipated-mercy/ Message Jonah 4:1-4 A Grace Extinguisher And A Merciful God Let’s get a summary of Jonah’s evangelism crusade to Nineveh. Jonah proclaimed, “Forty more days and Nineveh will be overthrown.” The ...read more

  • 6. The Compassion Of A Merciful God

    Contributed on Mar 31, 2020
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    God teaches Jonah a visual lesson by providing, and then removing, the shade of the vine. Through this lesson Jonah is faced with the question of whether he has a right to be angry. That question continues to hang in the air.

    *This message was delivered by life stream when the COVID-19 shut down Australia. It is in extended note form. You can listen to the full message here:- https://nec.org.au/jonah-gods-unanticipated-mercy/ Message The Compassion of A Merciful God Jonah 4:5-11 Summary Jonah preached The Ninevites ...read more