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

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Jan 1, 2003
    based on 50 ratings
     | 11,772 views

    This is the 1st sermon in the series "Stubborn Saint’s (which is a study of Jonah). This sermon looks at what happens when we run from God’s will.

    Sunday Evening January 5, 2003 Bel Aire Baptist Church Series: Stubborn Saints [#1] YOU CAN RUN, BUT YOU CAN¡¦T HIDE Jonah 1:1-17 Introduction: 1. Have you ever tried to run from somebody or something? I¡¦m sure you have. I have learned that I can run and hide from many things and many ...read more

  • Choices

    Contributed by Joe Harding on Apr 21, 2001
    based on 77 ratings
     | 5,594 views

    The choices we make in life can effect us and others eternally. Jonah’s first bad choice was to “Run Away.”

    “CHOICES” JONAH 1: 1-17 JANUARY 7, 2001 INTRODUCTION: “Above anything else,” Jackie Robinson said, “I hate to lose.” On April 15, 1947, Robinson made it to the “show.” He became the first black man to wear a Major League uniform, destroying the color barrier in professional sports. In his ...read more

  • Please Leave A Message, No One Is Available To Receive Your Call Series

    Contributed by Terry Bailey on Jun 21, 2001
    based on 326 ratings
     | 28,943 views

    While the benefits of the "Greatest Story Ever Told" belongs exclusively to Christians, we must not keep them to ourselves! We, like Jonah, must deliever the message of Truth and Repentance from our heavenly Father.

    The Passage: Jonah 1:1-3 1:1The word of the LORD came to Jonah son of Amittai: 2"Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me." 3But Jonah ran away from the LORD and headed for Tarshish. He went down to Joppa, where he found a ship bound ...read more

  • The Story Of Jonah - A Tragic Hero With A Fatal Flaw Series

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on Aug 5, 2001
    based on 110 ratings
     | 11,508 views

    The story of Jonah is a satiric masterpiece. The book of Jonah is unique in that it humorously recounts the adventures of a prophet who struggled against his divine commission. This really is a handbook on how not to be a prophet.

    INTRODUCTION Opening Statement: In his book, True Heroism in a World of Celebrity Counterfeits, Dick Keyes writes that a celebrity is "one who is famous and well publicized," well known "apart from how they became known. Celebrity itself is indifferent to moral character," he adds. One can be ...read more

  • What We Need To Learn From Jonah

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Jun 6, 2001
    based on 127 ratings
     | 4,535 views

    Valuable lessons to learn about God and ourselves as we look into Jonah’s story.

    What we need to learn from Jonah by Andrew Chan PBC, Vancouver, BC Text: Jonah 1 Introduction: An angler at the fishermen’s club was describing his toughest catch. “After 3 hours I landed this terrific monster of the sea” he said. “I saw the pictures and he was only 6 inches long,” said one ...read more

  • Jonah Series

    Contributed by John Walls on Oct 20, 2001
    based on 41 ratings
     | 12,117 views

    The link between Jonah and Israel

    JONAH Jonah 1:17 Introduction: Of the Books of the Bible that the critics like to criticize, this is one of their favorites. One such critic asked a Bible believer if he really believed this part of the Bible too. The man answered “why, of course!” “Do you understand all that went on in the ...read more

  • Looking For The Perfect Church: Part One Series

    Contributed by Mike Rickman on Jan 10, 2003
    based on 23 ratings
     | 4,192 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 is just ...read more

  • The Prodigal Prophet

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Nov 10, 2002
    based on 60 ratings
     | 3,133 views

    God calls us not to do what we want, but what He knows will build His kingdom. The question is, will we do it or run like Jonah?

    First Baptist Church The Prodigal Prophet Jonah 1:1 - 16 July 7, 2002 When I am told to do something I don’t want to do, you know what I do . . . I rebel. I do everything but what I’m supposed to do. I see that all the time with Joshua and Zachary — Joshua go to the bathroom, Joshua get your ...read more

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

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Sep 25, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 8,414 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 Sep 27, 2003
    based on 20 ratings
     | 3,917 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's Defiance Series

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Jun 22, 2003
    based on 91 ratings
     | 9,394 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 was ...read more

  • How Much Is The Fare To Tarshish? Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jun 5, 2003
    based on 35 ratings
     | 18,330 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

  • Man On The Run

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Aug 19, 2003
    based on 29 ratings
     | 5,689 views

    This message is about Jonah......man on the run !

    Jonah 1:1-17 Some things about Jonah we need to see, and learn for our own spiritual lives. I. We See Jonah Faithful In The Past. 2 Kings 14:25 Jonah was born and raised in a little town named Gath-hepher which was about two miles from Nazareth. The time of his life and ministry is approx. ...read more

  • Following Our Call

    Contributed by Christopher Smith on Aug 6, 2003
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,353 views

    We all wait for that call from God, but what do we do when it comes?

    When we hear God’s call, but do not head. The reading this week is a little longer than last, but I decided it was important to read the entire first chapter of Jonah. Everyone is familiar with the story of Jonah being swallowed by the whale, but perhaps not everyone knows why. As we can see ...read more

  • What Happens When We Run Series

    Contributed by Scott Gleason on Jan 3, 2001
    based on 164 ratings
     | 8,646 views

    As believers we need to realize the dangerous position in which we put ourselves when we decide to reject God’s will and run from His plan.

    What Happens When We Run – Rejecting God’s Will Text: Jonah 1 (Sunday AM) Date: January 9, 2000 I. Introduction Attention: I had neatly folded my clothes, at least as neatly as an eight year old could have, and I had placed them in a little bag. I headed to the kitchen to get some food and ...read more