Contributed on Jan 30, 2004
We can learn some great life lessons from Jonah, this is the first of 4 messages I first preached in 1999. I do not remember who my sources for help were so I cannot give proper credit.
INTRODUCTION Over the next four weeks I would like us to take some time to look at the Old Testament book of Jonah. The Book of Jonah is one of the most ridiculed book by the liberal ‘scholars”. The story of a fish swallowing a man sounds like a whopper of a fish ...read more
Contributed on Feb 6, 2004
This is #2 of 4 on the book of Jonah. Pain gets our attention. I orginially wrote this in 1999. I cannot remember where I got some of my material to give proper credit.
INTRODUCTION In the movie Pinocchio a kindly woodcutter named Geppetto is swallowed by a whale named Monstro. Inside the dark, damp belly of the whale, Geppetto sits for what seems like an eternity. Then one day the whale violently coughs, and the woodcutter is expelled from his watery ...read more
Contributed on Feb 13, 2004
Jonah is now ready to do the will of God. Are we ready?
INTRODUCTION Last week we left Jonah on the beach, probably dazed and confused from his taxi ride on the great fish. God got Jonah’s attention, now he was ready to listen to God. God had a plan to use Jonah, the reluctant prophet, in a mighty way. I believe ...read more
Contributed on Feb 19, 2004
God went ot great lengths to teach His unwilling student a lesson.
INTRODUCTION • Have you teachers ever had a student who just did not get it? • As we look at Jonah 4 today, we will see a student who still did not get it. • As we left Jonah in chapter 3, we see that Jonah had a successful revival meeting in Nineveh. • Jonah’s message was preached and the ...read more