Contributed on Jan 30, 2020
God said to go east, so he goes west. God says to go overland, instead he takes off toward the sea. Sent to the big city, he tries to flee to the end of the world.
Jonah Chapter 1 – Running from God February 2, 2020 Jonah 1:2-6 NIV “Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me.”3 But Jonah ran away from the LORD and headed for Tarshish. He went down to Joppa, where he found a ship bound for that port. ...read more
Contributed on Feb 6, 2020
All spiritual advances begin with turning away from what’s hindering our obedience.
Jonah – Chapter 2 Failing Forward February 9, 2020 Jonah 2:1-6 NIV From inside the fish Jonah prayed to the Lord his God. 2 He said: “In my distress I called to the Lord, and he answered me. From deep in the realm of the dead I called for help, and you listened to my cry. 3 You hurled me into the ...read more
Contributed on Feb 27, 2020
Have you ever watched a movie that had an unexpected ending? The bad guy got away it. The villain was not punished. The hero dies.
Jonah – Chapter 4 The Mystery of God’s Mercy March 1, 2020 Have you ever watched a movie that had an unexpected ending? The bad guy got away it. The villain was not punished. The hero dies. Jonah 4:1-4 NIV But to Jonah this seemed very wrong, and he became angry. 2 He prayed to the LORD, “Isn’t ...read more