Sermon Series
  • 1. Believing God

    Contributed on Mar 6, 2016

    “Do you know what God wants?” He wants to be believed. I could have learned that lesson earlier if I had paid attention to the response of the Ninevites to Jonah’s preaching.

  • 2. Fleeing From God

    Contributed on Mar 6, 2016

    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.

  • 3. Fearing God

    Contributed on Mar 6, 2016

    What do you fear? Who do you fear? What does it mean to fear? Getting these questions sorted out will help us to understand both this passage and how we ought to regard and worship God.

  • 4. Thanking God

    Contributed on Mar 6, 2016

    Surely our Lord meditated upon Jonah’s fish story. He knew that he was heading into a mighty storm. Unlike Jonah, he was not fleeing from God’s presence. He was heading directly to the storm, and he himself would leap

  • 5. God's Mercy

    Contributed on Mar 6, 2016

    This message helps us to understand and to feel how troubling the mercy of God can really be. For if we do not have such understanding, we will take too lightly the mercy we are to possess and the mercy that has been shown to us.

  • 6. Man's Justice

    Contributed on Mar 6, 2016

    One thing evident about the story of Jonah is that his assignment to Nineveh was not so much about what Nineveh needed to learn as what Jonah needed to learn; so it is with us.