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  • They Cast Lots Series

    Contributed by Robert Baldwin on Aug 22, 2004
    based on 11 ratings

    The ship master awakened Jonan and said cry out to your God, and then they cast lots to see who had caused God to be angry.

    They Cast Lots Jonah 1:7 Intro. The shipmaster awoke Jonah and said, “Call upon your God.” The Bible doesn’t mention what Jonah replied, if anything. Although he was a prophet a man of God, he certainly had given up his right to communication and communion with God. He had assumed the role of more

  • Here Is A Great Leadership Lesson From Acts One Series

    Contributed by Ps Trevor Bartley on Jun 17, 2017

    Let’s look at how they replace the leadership void that was vacated by one of the twelve

  • How God Moves In Tiny Things

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Nov 11, 2014

    Zechariah ends up in Holy of Holies because of a cast lot. Why would God move through something like that?

    What In The World? When it came to which priest went into the Holy of Holies, God’s will was chosen by lot. - Luke 1:9. - This is odd to us. This seems weird. - And yet here it is in the Christmas story. - We want to chase down this line of thought: What does this being part of more

  • Fleeing Fugitive Faces Frightened Fellows Series

    Contributed by Mack Armstrong on Mar 6, 2008

    Ceasing their prayers, the frightened sailors took up a time honored ritual of casting lots. When the lots fell to Jonah, he knew he had to confess. He ran from God-but he could not run now: it was time for the truth.

    JONAH 1:7 FLEEING FUGITIVE FACES FRIGHTENED FELLOWS I. FAILURE: A. Fates. B. Faith. C. Fanaticism. II. FINDINGS: A. Facts? B. Fortitude? C. Focus? III. FIXATION: A. Foreigner. B. Feelings. C. Forlornness. The scene before us in these first seven more

  • "The Gamble That Paid-Off" Series

    Contributed by Ken Harris on Nov 25, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    The purpose of this sermon is to motivate the hearers to affirm to others that the Roman Soldiers displayed circumstantial ignorance and was forgiven.

    25 November 2007 U.S. Army Chaplain (MAJ) Ken Harris Ord Military Chapel Seaside CA BIG IDEA: The Roman Soldiers were forgiven for executing the death sentence and gambling for Jesus’ garments. REFERENCES: Psalm 22:18-23 (NIV); Luke 23:33-43 (NIV); John 19:23-25 NIV (Power only more

  • The Detection Of Jonah.

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on Oct 18, 2005
    based on 8 ratings

    The sailors had been in many storms no doubt, but there was something different about this one.

    You know I believe we ought to look seriously at the scene on the ship. I know we have already talked about Jonah on the ship but there are some other lessons we can learn from this picture. Actually, what we can learn is something about the detection of Jonah’s sin. What we have here is more

  • Jonah, The Unintentional Evangelist

    Contributed by Sterling Franklin on Feb 4, 2011
    based on 3 ratings

    Despite Jonah's attempt to flee, the LORD had a greater plan for the sailors as well as the prophet Jonah himself. Despite situations that seem hopeless and fruitless, the LORD can bring redemption and His purposes about, because HE IS GOD!

    Scripture Reading: Luke 11:29-32 29 And while the crowds were thickly gathered together, He began to say, "This is an evil generation. It seeks a sign, and no sign will be given to it except the sign of Jonah the prophet. 30 "For as Jonah became a sign to the Ninevites, so also the Son of Man more

  • Go Ahead Just Kick Me Out

    Contributed by Dr.w.samuel Legon on Aug 14, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    When we get inthe wrong place we need to be kicked out.

    GO AHEAD JUST KICK ME OUT Jonah 1:1Now the word of the LORD came unto Jonah the son of Amittai, saying, 2Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before me. 3But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish from the presence of the LORD, and went more

  • From The Presence Of The Lord

    Contributed by Greg Irby on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 83 ratings

    The importance of the will of God in our lives.

    Introduction: There are many people who has been called of God to do something and have obeyed. There are many people who have been called of God to do something, and ran from Him, instead of doing His will. Jonah was one who ran. Notice 1. REQUIREMENT OF GOD (Vss. 1-2) (Jonah more

  • Destroy And I Will Rebuild

    Contributed by Dr.w.samuel Legon on Apr 22, 2011
    based on 6 ratings

    Watch things come to life now.

    DESTROY AND I WILL REBUILD Matthew 27 1When the morning was come, all the chief priests and elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death: 2And when they had bound him, they led him away, and delivered him to Pontius Pilate the more

  • Living By Chance? Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Jul 25, 2016

    If God is silent on an issue or a decision we have to make, should we just "roll the dice"?

    Please open your Bibles to Joshua 18…. We noted from the first part of Joshua 18, the importance of God’s Word. It is the norm for us to read an entire Bible passage for our worship; but for the sake of time, we will stray a bit from the norm this morning and highlight main points in more

  • Twisted…or Playing Twister? Games Series: 1 Series

    Contributed by Timothy Gardner on Nov 7, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    This is the first sermon in a series on Jonah.

    Sermon 1 of 4: Game Series Twisted…or Playing Twister? (Running from God’s Word) Written By: Captain Tim Gardner Introduction: (Ask for participants to come forward and play a small game of Twister. Ask them how they felt as they were twisting their bodies. Ask the crowd how they felt more

  • They Watched Him There

    Contributed by Robert Travis on Jul 6, 2001
    based on 63 ratings

    They had eyes that could not see.

    THEY WATCHED HIM THERE (Matthew 27:33-37) And when they were come unto a place called Golgotha, that is to say, a place of a skull, They gave him vinegar to drink mingled with gall: and when he had tasted thereof, he would not drink. And they crucified him, and parted his garments, casting lots: more

  • The Word Of God Shall Be Fulfilled

    Contributed by Richard Papafio on Mar 21, 2018

    Everything written by God shall happen

    May the peace of the Lord be with you. Topic: THE WORD OF GOD SHALL BE FULFILLED John 19:23-24 King James Version (KJV) 23 Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took his garments, and made four parts, to every soldier a part; and also his coat: now the coat was without seam, more

  • Hunger Games 1 Anything Less Is Just Playing Games Series

    Contributed by Trae Durden on May 24, 2012
    based on 3 ratings

    This series are for a college retreat. They are more of study sheets for the whole group than a sermon.

    Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, For they shall be filled. Matthew 5:6 Title: Anything Less is Just Playing Games Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took His garments and made four parts, to each soldier a part, and also the tunic. Now the tunic was more