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  • The Great Adventure: "Sail Into The Unknown!" Series

    Contributed by Jim Black on Aug 9, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,669 views

    Christians are called to sail into the unknown, making disciples, like Jonah...but sometimes we try to go our own way and create all kinds of problems.

    Can anybody finish this sentence… “In 1492, Columbus sailed the _______ “? • That’s how I’ve always remembered the story of Columbus… now here’s a great adventurer! In a day when nobody believed that the Earth was round, Columbus had this crazy idea that to get to India he would sail off in the ...read more

  • Throw Jonah Overboard

    Contributed by Maurice Mccarthy on Sep 21, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,630 views

    A message about getting rid of that which is Jonah like in our lives.

    Throw Jonah Overboard Text: Jonah 1:1-16 Jonah’s name is connected with the word "Dove", which signifies a messenger (pigeon/dove). His father’s name was Amittai, which means "My Truth". Put the two together and we find that Jonah, by name, was to be a messenger of the Truth! One of the ...read more

  • Jonah: The Word Of The Lord Series

    Contributed by Lou Bartet on Jun 1, 2004
    based on 37 ratings
     | 992 views

    This message addresses the importance of heeding the Word of the Lord.

    SERIES TITLE: The Book of Jonah Sermon Title: THE WORD OF THE LORD Sermon Text: "The word of the Lord came to Jonah the son of Amittai saying" (Jonah 1:1). The phrase "the word of the Lord" gives what was received and revealed divine status. A word from heaven increased the value of any ...read more

  • Man Vs. God Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Sep 10, 2007
     | 1,007 views

    Men have always struggled against God but God wants to win men to salvation and prepare them for eternal life.

    Man Vs. God Jonah 1:1-3 INTRO.: The words of our text are typical of the story of the struggle which has always gone on between man and God. The book is the story of a man who thinks he knows more than God and will, in spite of everything, do things his own way and govern his own life. First ...read more

  • The Sign Of Jonah Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Oct 23, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,135 views

    The nature and importance of the sign of Jonah and its meaning to the modern Christian.

    The Sign of Jonah Matt. 12:38-40 INTRO.: The Jewish leaders confronted Jesus demanding “a sign.” by this they meant some miraculous event attesting to the truth of what He said. This is not the first such request. Jesus had already performed miracles. He had, for instance, healed a man’s withered ...read more

  • Contumacious Cleric Circumvents Clear Compliance Series

    Contributed by Mack Armstrong on Feb 7, 2008
     | 642 views

    Jonah refuses to follow God’s call and starts a steady downward trip away from the only One who could save him. He finds a city of escape; pays for his way of flight and winds up with the wrong crowd.

    JONAH 1:3 CONTUMACIOUS CLERIC CIRCUMVENTS CLEAR COMPLIANCE I. CITY: A. Convenient. B. Cosmopolitan. C. Commercial. II. CRAFT: A. Costly. B. Construction. C. Connotation. III. CREDULITY: A. Company. B. Confident. C. Calamitous. If w one word could ...read more

  • Jonah 1: Responding To God’s Greatness Series

    Contributed by Hal Seed on Feb 14, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 5,087 views

    The book of Jonah is about responding to God’s greatness and grace. Throughout the book, the wind, waves, fish, sailors, and Ninevites all respond rightly to God. Only Jonah disobeys. This is the introductory sermon to a four-part series. It answers the

    [This sermon is contributed by Hal Seed of New Song Church in Oceanside, California and of www.PastorMentor.com. Hal is the author of numerous books including The God Questions and The Bible Questions. If you are interested in The Bible Questions Church-wide Campaign, please visit and watch Hal’s ...read more

  • You Can Run, But You Can't Hide Series

    Contributed by Donovan Myers on Apr 27, 2002
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,434 views

    An exploration of the sin of Jonah in running away and how it relates to us.

    JONAH 1 You Can Run But You Can’t Hide Donovan Myers Rosemount Missionary Church Dirty dishes are probably the greatest test for any serious and dedicated homemaker. After you have probably slaved all day getting the place in order or had to work outside the home and then had to prepare that ...read more

  • Why Hast Thou Done This?

    Contributed by David Coe on Nov 13, 2000
    based on 108 ratings
     | 1,240 views

    A sermon to show the foolishness of running from God.

    WHY HAST THOU DONE THIS? Jonah 1:1-3,10 A Message on "Running From God" I. THE MOTIVE 1.) Disobedience 1:2 "Arise, go to Nineveh.." a.) Displeasing 4:1 "But it displeased Jonah..." b.) Difficult 1:2 "cry against it for their wickedness..." II. THE ...read more

  • A Reluctant Prophet

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Dec 27, 2000
    based on 87 ratings
     | 2,165 views

    The story of Jonah and how it parallels our reluctance to reach the lost.

    I can still the scene from Titanic where the orchestra is brought out on deck to play music while the ship is sinking. Drinks and food are passed out in the dining room to maintain a sense of normalcy. People were eating, drinking and dancing as the ship was going down. It reminds me of what ...read more

  • "I Ran Away But I Couldn't Stay" Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Sep 26, 2003
    based on 53 ratings
     | 4,469 views

    That fish gets all the attention, but this book contains a message about the character of God. In these few pages we find a story that reveals to us the power and compassion of God...and along the way, like Jonah, we learn that obedience isn’t optional.

    Jonah—A Sermon Series by Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Outline of Jonah: Ch 1, The Prodigal Prophet Ch 2, The Praying Prophet Ch 3, The Preaching Prophet Ch 4, The Pouting Prophet Message #1, “I ran away but I couldn’t stay” -chapter 1:1-3 ...read more

  • The Prodigal Prophet Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Oct 13, 2003
    based on 20 ratings
     | 1,518 views

    We can be so obsessed with what was going on inside that fish that we can miss seeing the drama inside Jonah.

    Jonah, the Prodigal Prophet, ch 1:4-17 Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts We last saw Jonah boarding a ship headed for Tarshish. He pays his fare, gets his one-way ticket, and settles down in the hold--thinking he has made it impossible for God’s will to ...read more

  • Jonah And The Worm Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Oct 20, 2003
    based on 40 ratings
     | 6,059 views

    Jonah’s burning because Ninevah isn’t. God appeals to Jonah, and rather than show us Jonah’s response, He invites us to respond. Will we show compassion, or will we run from our responsibility?

    “Jonah and the Worm” 4:1-11 Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts In our final chapter, we see Jonah as a pouting prophet. Jonah reluctantly obeyed God, and now he’s sulking. He experienced such a wonderful display of God’s mercy; he saw God work in a ...read more

  • Jonah, The Preaching Prophet Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Oct 20, 2003
    based on 120 ratings
     | 7,600 views

    Like it or not, Jonah helped bring about one of the largest mass conversions in history. He’s hoping the city will reject his message of doom, which he likely enjoyed delivering!

    Jonah, “the Preaching Prophet” -chapter 3 Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Evangelism is a program originated by God. In the light of human depravity and inability to lift ourselves from our sinful condition, God takes the initiative, opening our ...read more

  • The Psalm Of Jonah Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Oct 20, 2003
    based on 132 ratings
     | 10,961 views

    There is still a storm brewing in chapter 2...in Jonah’s heart. The great fish was Jonah’s means of deliverance, and we see here his prayer of thanksgiving for rescue from a watery grave.

    The Psalm of Jonah, ch 2:1-10 Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts There is still a storm brewing in chapter 2...in Jonah’s heart. The great fish was Jonah’s means of deliverance, and we see here his prayer of thanksgiving for rescue from a watery grave. ...read more