Contributed on Sep 16, 2005
There is no way to prevent the unrelenting love of God from achieving its purpose
Not for Prophet Text: Jonah 1:1-16 Introduction: (The week of August 18 to September 2, 2005) This has been a difficult week for most of us as we have contemplated the devastation that has taken place in the south because of Hurricane Katrina. We are told that as many as 10,000 people may ...read more
Contributed on Sep 29, 2005
An analysis of Jonah’s prayer while in the belly of great fish. What people pray about when their under great stress.
The God of Second Chances Text: Jonah 1:17-2:10 Introduction: In the late winter of 1891, the whale-ship Star of the East was in the vicinity of the Falkland Islands when it came within sight of a whale. Two boats were dispatched with harpoons to snare and kill the beast, but the lashing of ...read more
Contributed on Oct 2, 2005
The people of repented of their sin. This sermon looks at what true repentance really is.
A Mission’s Moment Text: Jonah 3:1-10 Introduction: One of the old cartoons that we use to watch as kids has now come back onto the TV. Surprisingly, my children enjoy it and watch it all the time. I’m referring to Popeye. You remember "Popeye the Sailor Man", don’t you? Every episode was ...read more
Contributed on Apr 27, 2006
What effect do self-centered people have on our world. This message looks at Jonah’s rebellion and his resulting self-pity.
Introduction: In 1945, Cliff Barrows made a proposal of marriage to his girlfriend Billie. Together they scraped together enough funds for a simple wedding and two tickets to a city with a resort hotel. On arrival, however, they found the hotel shut down. Stranded in an unfamiliar city with little ...read more