Sermon Series
  • 1. Running From God

    Contributed on May 21, 2018
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    Message one in an exposition of the book of Jonah. This message introduces the book and ponders principles related to Jonah's refusal to accept God's call.

    Chico Alliance Church Pastor David Welch Jonah Series #1 “Running from God” Introduction / Overview So much of what we know about God comes from observing His interactions with people recorded in the Bible. God did not dictate a theology book but through stories of His relations with ...read more

  • 2. Discipline Of God

    Contributed on May 21, 2018
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    Message 2 in our Jonah series focusing on God's discipline of Jonah's refusal to obey the call.

    Chico Alliance Church Pastor David Welch Jonah Series #2 “God disciplined Jonah” Review Jonah teaches us both about God and ourselves. We learn about the love of God, the sovereignty of God, the forgiveness of God, the persistence of God. God’s name appears 32 times in 4 short chapters. We ...read more

  • 3. God Delivered Jonah

    Contributed on May 21, 2018
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    Message 3 from our Jonah series exploring God's deliverance of Jonah after his repentance.

    Chico Alliance Church Pastor David Welch Jonah Series #3 “God Delivered Jonah” Review Jonah teaches us both about God and ourselves. We learn about the love of God, the sovereignty of God, the forgiveness of God, the persistence of God. We learn about people; their disobedience, their ...read more

  • 4. Running With God

    Contributed on May 21, 2018
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    Message 4 in our journey through Jonah. This message explores the recommissioning of Jonah after his repentance.

    Chico Alliance Church Pastor David Welch Jonah Series #4 “God Recommissioned Jonah” “Running With God” Review Jonah teaches us both about God and ourselves. We learn about the love of God, the sovereignty of God, the forgiveness of God, the persistence of God. We learn about people; ...read more

  • 5. Repentance

    Contributed on May 21, 2018
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    Message 5 from Jonah. This message expands on the subject of repentance began in the previous sermon.

    Chico Alliance Church Pastor David Welch Jonah Series #5 “Repentance” Last week, we reached the pinnacle of the narrative in Jonah where God mercifully spared a thoroughly wicked people equivalent to modern-day ISIS terrorists who responded to the preaching of one man -- Jonah. At first, ...read more

  • 6. Revive Us Again

    Contributed on May 21, 2018
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    Message 6 in our Jonah series. This message explores the place of revival in history.

    Chico Alliance Church Pastor David Welch Jonah Series #6 “Revive Us Again” Last time we explored the topic of repentance. God orchestrated the greatest crusade in history through the preaching of one man. The Ninevite crusade included every single person in a city of 120,000. He did it ...read more

  • 7. God Rebuked Jonah

    Contributed on May 21, 2018
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    Message 7 in our journey through Jonah. This message explores Jonah's stinking attitude and God's rebuke for his lack of mercy.

    Chico Alliance Church Pastor David Welch Jonah Series #7 “God Rebuked Jonah” “Running Against God” Review Jonah teaches us both about God and ourselves. We learn about the love of God, the sovereignty of God, the forgiveness of God, the persistence of God. We learn about people; their ...read more

  • 8. Lord Have Mercy

    Contributed on May 21, 2018
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    Message 8 from our Jonah series. This message explores the concept of mercy. God asks Jonah a pointed question concerning His right to show mercy.

    Chico Alliance Church Pastor David Welch Jonah Series #8 “Lord Have Mercy!” Review Two themes intertwine through the little journal of the prophet Jonah. The actions of a merciful sovereign God. The actions of a miserable broken man. I. God called Jonah – Jonah ran FROM ...read more

  • 9. Principles From Jonah

    Contributed on May 21, 2018
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    This is a review of the principles drawn from our study of Jonah.

    Jonah Principles 1 Practical Lessons • Be sensitive to God’s word. • Don’t try to run away from God. You can’t. • It costs you to run away from God. You’re limited to your own resources. • There are consequences of running from God that also affect the people around you. • God will expose ...read more