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  • Jonah Fleeing From The Presence Of The Lord

    Contributed by Maurice Mccarthy on Dec 14, 2010
    based on 14 ratings
     | 10,216 views

    This is a message of the price Jonah paid to flee from God, and the counterinsurgency by God to deal with his rebellion

    Jonah Fleeing from the Presence of God Text: Jonah 1:1-17 (Note to pastors, powerpoint with images available, contact me ikings1844@yahoo.com) The book of Jonah has a lot of unexpected twists in it. Last week we talked about how Jonah fled from the call of God, for among other reasons the ...read more

  • Astonishing Facts About Jonah

    Contributed by Jim Mccutchen on Aug 15, 2010
    based on 14 ratings
     | 3,266 views

    Jonah has attracted attention because of the sensational “fish story.” Anytime we consider the greatness of God’s power, we will be amazed. There are other things in the book of Jonah that are startling, astonishing, and amazing!

    ASTONISHING FACTS ABOUT JONAH INTRODUCTION Jonah has attracted attention because of the sensational “fish story.” Anytime we consider the greatness of God’s power, we will be amazed. There are other things in the book of Jonah that are startling, astonishing, and ...read more

  • On The Run Series

    Contributed by Fred Markes on Nov 10, 2009
    based on 20 ratings
     | 16,170 views

    Sermon series on the Book of Jonah. Some of my resources come from John Hamby’s sermons as well as Jerry Giffords

    “Returning to God” “On the Run” Jonah 1:1-3 I read a story recently about a 5-year old who decided to run away. The lady who lived next door saw him go, as she was outside cutting her grass. She said that she watched him walk up and down the pavement, in front of her house, hauling his ...read more

  • How Far Is Too Far? Series

    Contributed by Paul Green on Aug 7, 2009
    based on 70 ratings
     | 10,852 views

    What do you do when you don’t want to do what God wants you to do? What do you do when you know what’s right, but that’s just not the path you want to travel? What do you do when you and God just don’t want the same things for your life? What do you do w

    Introduction I read a story recently about a 5-year old who decided to run away. The lady who lived next door saw him go, as she was outside cutting her grass. She said that she watched him walk up and down the pavement, in front of her house, hauling his little suitcase behind him. He would ...read more

  • The Watching World Wants To Know

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Jul 13, 2009
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,223 views

    The world wanted to know – Who Jonah was? Who did he belong to? What was he doing? What was he doing to them? Why was he sleeping at the worst time? Like Jonah, the world watches the believer and wants to know the same thing.

    THE WATCHING WORLD WANTS TO KNOW JONAH 1:1-17 Then they said to him, “Please tell us! For whose cause is this trouble upon us? What is your occupation? And where do you come from? What is your country? And of what people are you?” Jonah’s ministry took place in the 8th century B.C. – ...read more

  • Evil Diversion

    Contributed by Daniel Olukoya on Jul 8, 2009
    based on 13 ratings
     | 15,456 views

    A diversion is turning aside from a course that is to be followed. A diversion is a change of direction or an alternative route. It is also something designed to take away attention from the main course. Simply put, it is a change of direction.

    EVIL DIVERSION Dr. D. K. Olukoya Our Father in heaven, we thank You because you are El-Shaddai, You are the Jehovah- Jireh, the Jehovah-Shamah, and Jehovah Shalom who has all powers in His hands. Thank You for being our provider, shelter and rock. We thank You for the promotion, provision and ...read more

  • Risks Of Running From God

    Contributed by Dan Santiago on Jan 14, 2008
    based on 18 ratings
     | 19,372 views

    People of God should be aware of the risks when we resist the will of God.

    The Risks of Running from God Jonah 1:1-16 ILLUSTRATION Once an atheist asked a Christian lady if she believed the Bible was true. “Yes,” said the lady. “Then.” Said the atheist, “tell me how a whale swallowed Jonah, as a whale’s stomach is no bigger than a man’s head.” “I don’t ...read more

  • Yielding To God's Will Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Dillon on Nov 2, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 9,543 views

    This message deals with us as believers running away from God instead of yielding to His will.

    JONAH SERIES “Yielding to God’s Will” Jonah 1:1-17 INTRODUCTION: This morning, I am going to start a series of messages from the book of Jonah. When you think about the book of Jonah, the first thing that usually enters your mind is the great fish or whale swallowing Jonah. But ...read more

  • You Can Run But You Can't Hide

    Contributed by Laura Leblanc on Oct 8, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 11,938 views

    This sermon is designed to help you understand that God is everywhere, and if he gives us a command, we should follow.

    Text Jonah 1:1-3 (NIV) The word of the Lord came to Jonah son of Ammitia Go to the great city of Ninevah and preach against it because its wickedness has come up before me. But Jonah ran away from the Lord and headed for Tarshish went down to Joppa where he found a ship bound for that port. ...read more

  • Getting Jonah Off Your Boat

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Feb 9, 2007
    based on 174 ratings
     | 16,230 views

    this is a comparison between Jonah on board a ship and sin in ones life, and how you should deal with it

    Intro: over the years I have preached many sermons out of the book of Jonah, about running from God’s call, etc. But today, I would like to look at the men on the ship instead of just Jonah, and preach, getting Jonah off the boat. Getting Jonah Off The Boat Jonah 1:1-17 Background: Jonah on ...read more

  • Preacher On The Run Series

    Contributed by Peter Bines on Aug 28, 2005
    based on 67 ratings
     | 8,066 views

    God demonstrates in His dealings with Jonah how great is His grace and patience toward us, and how His sovereignty is over all things.

    JONAH CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Here’s an old joke! Three athletes are about to be executed. One is a short dark haired hockey player; one is a bald headed tennis player, and the third is a tall blond haired soccer player. The guard brings the dark haired hockey player forward and the ...read more

  • Say What Lord! (Part 1) Series

    Contributed by Dana Visneskie on Mar 18, 2005
    based on 72 ratings
     | 6,093 views

    This is a sermon series on the prophet Jonah and how we can learn from this man who disobeyed but later was restored. This first sermon deals with storms created by disobedience. How is the storm calmed and what did Jonah do to see it calm?

    Title: Say What Lord? (Part 1 Of A Series Entitled – The Extent Of God’s Mercy) Text: Jonah 1:1-17 Pray!!! Introduction: - This morning we are starting a new sermon series from the book of Jonah entitled, The Extent Of God’s Mercy. - The book of Jonah shows the Christian that God is a ...read more

  • Creating Storms

    Contributed by Tony Bland on Jan 11, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,258 views

    don’t make problem for your self

    Creating Storms Are you going to pray with me? Intro. I have found that this life is truly filled with trouble. Problems seem to have permanently taken residence in our lives. Job says man born of woman are but a few days, and those days are filled with trouble. Are there any witness in the ...read more

  • Jonah Running From God Series

    Contributed by Tim Richards on Sep 26, 2004
    based on 48 ratings
     | 13,231 views

    Sermon 1 of 4 in a series on Jonah and God

    Introduction: 1. I will admit that I’ve been looking forward to preaching this series of messages from the book of Jonah since I first came up with the idea in my sermon thinking last year. 2. Jonah is one of those books in the Bible that never fails to fascinate people. Perhaps it’s the idea of ...read more

  • Running, Rebelling, Ignoring...bad Decisions--How Do We Handle Them?

    Contributed by Brandon Robards on Aug 6, 2004
    based on 33 ratings
     | 3,342 views

    Dealing with friends and family that make bad decisions.

    Running, Rebelling, Ignoring…Bad Decisions, How Do We Handle Them? Jonah 1:1-17 Jonah was given an order. God gave him a message and told Jonah to deliver it to Ninevah. It was cut and dry. No gray area here, just a direct message from God to travel to Ninevah and preach against the ...read more