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  • 1. Living In Rebellion Series

    Contributed by Grant Adams on Nov 29, 2020
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    One of the unfortunate things about the book of Jonah is: most people know only about the great fish, but they know nothing of the great God.

    One of the unfortunate things about the book of Jonah is: most people know only about the great fish, but they know nothing of the great God. Jonah is for real! He was the son of a Amittai. 2 Kings 14:25. A prophet who prophesied in the time of Jeroboam II. Our main concern should not be whether a ...read more

  • 2. The Futility Of Running From God Series

    Contributed by Grant Adams on Nov 29, 2020
     | 16 views

    We cannot run away from God. We all try sometimes. We all try to make our own choices do our own thing. We never seem to learn the futility of it all.

    I. A Deliberate Choice 1. The Ship 2. Life is made up of choices. Hebrews 11:24-25 3. Jonah made a deliberate choice to rebel against God. a. Tarshish was the farthest point that he could flee. As much as 1,600 – 2,000 miles b. Jonah refused to surrender his will to God’s will. 4. The idea was, “I ...read more

  • The Fishy Rescue Series

    Contributed by Michael Collins on Nov 28, 2020
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    This devotion is about how God rescued Jonah by sending a great fish to swallow him. This is the 19th of 31 devotions from a series called 'The Church Called Jonah.' In these devotions, which are based on the book of Jonah a comparison is made between Jonah and The Church-at-large.

    # 19 – The Fishy Rescue Jonah 1:16 – “Now the Lord had prepared a great fish to swallow Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.” Now the Lord had prepared a great fish to swallow Jonah We just saw how the sailors made a tough, never-before-done decision – to ...read more

  • The Mighty Calm Series

    Contributed by Michael Collins on Nov 19, 2020
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    This devotion is about the calm that came upon the sea after the sailors threw Jonah into the sea. This is the 18th of 31 devotions in a series called 'The Church Called Jonah.'

    # 18 – The Mighty Calm Jonah 1:15-16 – “Then they took Jonah and threw him overboard, and the raging sea grew calm. At this the men greatly feared the LORD, and they offered a sacrifice to the LORD and made vows to him.” “Then they took Jonah and threw him overboard…” We’ve already seen how ...read more

  • The Prayer For Mercy Series

    Contributed by Michael Collins on Nov 11, 2020
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    The devotion is about the prayer by the sailors before they threw Jonah overboard so as to bring a calm to the sea.

    # 17 – The Prayer for Mercy Jonah 1:14 – “Therefore they cried out to the LORD and said, “We pray, O LORD, please do not let us perish for this man’s life, and do not charge us with innocent blood; for You, O LORD, have done as it pleased You.” “Therefore they cried out to the LORD…” In our last ...read more

  • The Futile Effort Series

    Contributed by Michael Collins on Nov 5, 2020
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    This is the 16th of 31 devotions in a series called 'The Church Called Jonah.' This devotion is about the futile effort of the sailors to row through the tempest.

    # 16 – The Futile Effort Jonah 1:13 – “Nevertheless the men rowed hard to return to land, but they could not, for the sea continued to grow more tempestuous against them.” Nevertheless The word, ‘nevertheless,’ gives us a glimpse that they are going to pursue something other than what Jonah had ...read more

  • The First Death Wish Series

    Contributed by Michael Collins on Oct 29, 2020
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     | 154 views

    This is the 15th of 31 devotions from a series called, 'The Church Called Jonah.' In these devotions, which are based on the book of Jonah, I make a comparison between The Church-at-large in the light of this present global pandemic.

    # 15 – The First Death Wish Jonah 1:12: “And he said to them, ‘Pick me up and throw me into the sea; then the sea will become calm for you. For I know that this great tempest is because of me.’” In our previous devotion we saw how the sailors asked Jonah what they should do to him so that the sea ...read more

  • The Decisive Question Series

    Contributed by Michael Collins on Oct 24, 2020
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    This is the 14th of 31 Devotions on the book of Jonah, where I make a comparison between the story of Jonah and The Church-at-large, in the light of the present global pandemic.

    # 14 – The Decisive Question Jonah 1:11: “Then they said to him, “What shall we do to you that the sea may be calm for us?”—for the sea was growing more tempestuous.” “What shall we do to you…” In our last devotion, we looked at the first question the sailors asked Jonah – “What have you done?” ...read more

  • The Terrifying Question Series

    Contributed by Michael Collins on Oct 16, 2020
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     | 245 views

    This is the 13th of 31 Devotions from a series called, 'The Church Called Jonah,' where I make a comparison between Jonah and The Church-at-large.

    # 13 - The Terrifying Question Jonah 1:10 – “This terrified them and they asked, “What have you done?” (They knew he was running away from the LORD because he had already told them so.)” “This terrified them…” In our last devotion, we saw how Jonah introduced himself to the mariners as a Hebrew ...read more

  • The Man Series

    Contributed by Michael Collins on Oct 9, 2020
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     | 195 views

    This is the 12th of 31 Devotions from a series called, 'The Church Called Jonah.' These devotions are based on the book of Jonah where I'm making a comparison between Jonah and The Church of today.

    Jonah 1:9 - So he said to them, “I am a Hebrew; and I fear the LORD, the God of heaven, who made the sea and the dry land.” “So he said to them…” Since Jonah had been both awoken from sleep and had been identified as the man who was behind the tempest they were facing, and since he was asked ...read more

  • The Culprit Series

    Contributed by Michael Collins on Oct 1, 2020
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    This is the 11th of 31 Devotions in a series called 'The Church Called Jonah,' and is based on the book of Jonah.

    The Culprit Jonah 1:7-8: “So they cast lots, and the lot fell on Jonah. 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?’” So they cast lots and the lot fell on ...read more

  • The Interrogation Series

    Contributed by Michael Collins on Sep 18, 2020
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    This is the 10th of 31 devotions in a series called, 'The Church Called Jonah.' These devotions are based on the book of Jonah.

    # 10 - The Interrogation Jonah 1:7 – “And they said to one another, ‘Come, let us cast lots, that we may know for whose cause this trouble has come upon us.’” And they said to one another This was a team problem – not just a problem faced by one of the sailors; and for a team problem, there ...read more

  • The Awakening Series

    Contributed by Michael Collins on Sep 5, 2020
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     | 698 views

    This is the 9th of 31 Devotions on the book of Jonah. Today's devotion is about Jonah being awoken by the Captain, to call on God for mercy and deliverance.

    The Awakening Jonah 1:6 – “So the captain came to him, and said to him, “What do you mean, sleeper? Arise, call on your God; perhaps your God will consider us, so that we may not perish.” So the captain came to him, and said to him A Rude Awakening When the news of Jonah sleeping got to the ...read more

  • The Sleeper Series

    Contributed by Michael Collins on Sep 1, 2020
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     | 322 views

    This is the 8th of 31 devotions in a series called, 'The Church Called Jonah.' These devotions are based on the book of Jonah. This devotion is entitled, 'The Sleeper.'

    The Sleeper Jonah 1:5 – “But Jonah had gone down into the lowest parts of the ship, had lain down, and was fast asleep.” But Jonah We just read the part of the story where the sailors are struggling to keep the ship afloat and save their lives, by disposing of the cargo, so as to lighten the ...read more

  • The Disposing Series

    Contributed by Michael Collins on Aug 26, 2020
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    This is the 7th of 31 Devotions in a series called 'The Church called Jonah.' These devotions are based on the book of Jonah and are meant to make a comparison between Jonah and The Church of today.

    The Disposing Jonah 1:5 – “every man cried out to his god and threw the cargo that was in the ship into the sea, to lighten the load.” And threw the cargo… We just saw how the mariners, each cried out to his god to help them out of the terrible situation they were in. Now we see them going one ...read more