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  • The Disobedience Of Jonah.

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on Oct 3, 2005
    based on 30 ratings
     | 6,936 views

    It seems today people will disobey with both hands before they would be obedient with one hand.

    The disobedience of Jonah. Jonah 1:3 08/31/05 When we think of Bible heroes, we think of Jonah. But we find as disappointing as we may find, we do find that our heroes failed at times. Maybe not as noticeable as did Jonah, but they do fail. But his failures should not discourage us but teach ...read more

  • Preacher On The Run Series

    Contributed by Peter Bines on Aug 25, 2005
    based on 67 ratings
     | 8,364 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 15, 2005
    based on 73 ratings
     | 6,358 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 8, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,417 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 23, 2004
    based on 48 ratings
     | 14,346 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 5, 2004
    based on 33 ratings
     | 3,479 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

  • The Risk Of Running From God Series

    Contributed by Keith Walker on May 18, 2004
    based on 45 ratings
     | 4,328 views

    First of five messages on Jonah. God’s directive was clear and Jonah’s defiance was careless resulting in calamity.

    INTRODUCTION There was a trial in Chicago years ago. The famous lawyer, Clarence Darrow, was making his closing arguments and said of one man’s damaging testimony, “Why, a person could as easily believe this man’s testimony as he could believe that the whale swallowed Jonah.” Well, there were ...read more

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

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Sep 26, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 4,976 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

  • Jonah's Defiance Series

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Jun 23, 2003
    based on 91 ratings
     | 5,557 views

    A sermon on Jonah 1 about defiance against the will of God

    Jonah’s Defiance Jonah 1 Introduction: My son and I were bass fishing in a boat on the Kanawha River in West Virginia, when I hooked a really big bass. My line got snarled on my casting reel, and I didn’t have a lot of extra line to let out. When the big bass hit the end of the free line, he ...read more

  • How Much Is The Fare To Tarshish? Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jun 6, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 10,345 views

    Jonah refused to go to Tarshish because emotionally he felt unwelcome and theologically he thought he could escape God’s oversight. He paid hidden costs, in vain: the loss of a vessel, the loss of joy, human wreckage, reckoning with eternity.

    When I travel, I don’t want to spend too much money on the travel itself. I’d rather spend my money on whatever there is to buy where I’m going. I don’t want to hand much over to the airline or the railroad. I want to travel cheap. But I sometimes miss an important fact – that when I try to ...read more

  • Looking For The Perfect Church: Part One Series

    Contributed by Mike Rickman on Jan 11, 2003
    based on 22 ratings
     | 2,304 views

    If you are looking for the perfect church just close your eyes and pretend there is nothing else going on in the world. Jonah did and look where it got him.

    January 12, 2003 Morning Service Text: Jonah 1:1-17 Subject: Running from God Title: Looking for the Perfect Church: Part One There are people out there who move from church to church to church hoping that someday they will find just the right one. It will be the one where everything ...read more

  • The Good Ship Lolipop

    Contributed by Mike Mizell on Dec 18, 2002
    based on 71 ratings
     | 3,526 views

    A New Year’s message to challenge listeners to follow God’s will in the New Year

    The Good Ship Lollipop Jonah 1: 1 – 7 ( I read this anology in a book a while back and thought it wourl preach). Here we, the first Sunday in the year 2000, the long awaited day has finally arrived. We find ourselves embarking on a journey into the unknown and we are launching into a new ...read more

  • A God Big Enough To Save You From Yourself

    Contributed by Daniel Richins on Aug 24, 2002
    based on 117 ratings
     | 7,617 views

    No matter what condition your life is in, you can be made whole, because there’s a God big enough to save you from yourself.

    John 5:7-8, 14 Jonah 1:11-12, 17 I. Dismal Life Of Paralytic A. found at Pool of Bethesda – “house of grace and mercy” B. Must have resided near the Pool – probably crawled there daily C. He would wait for the angel to trouble the waters D. He had no one to help him to the water, but yet he ...read more

  • Sleeping Saints

    Contributed by James May on Jul 3, 2002
    based on 84 ratings
     | 6,696 views

    The Saints of the Lord must wake up and obey the call of God or He may just allow us to spend time in the "belly of the whale" until we do!

    Disclaimer: Due to the large amount of sermons and topics that appear on this site I feel it is necessary to post this disclaimer on all sermons posted. These sermons are original to the author and the leading of the Holy Spirit. While ideas and illustrations are often gleaned from many ...read more

  • The Runaway Prophet Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Jun 10, 2002
    based on 171 ratings
     | 27,759 views

    God has a call on our lives. We need to stop running and obey that call.

    Jonah 1 The Runaway Prophet Jonah was a prophet of the most-high God. It was his job to listen to the word of God and then communicate it to the people. It is by God’s word through Jonah that Jeroboam II extended the boundaries of Israel in 2 Kings 14:25. Much of what he would communicate ...read more