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  • Running From God Series

    Contributed by Stephen Sheane on Sep 2, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 26,862 views

    3 reasons why trying to run from God is a bad idea

    JONAH - RUNNING FROM GOD A drunk husband came home late and snuck up the stairs quietly. He looked in the bathroom mirror and bandaged the bumps and bruises he’d received in a fight earlier that night. He then proceeded to climb into bed, smiling at the thought that he’d pulled one ...read more

  • To Obey Or Not To Obey

    Contributed by John Gail on May 21, 2016
     | 8,719 views

    sermon from Jonah chapter 1 that looks at the disobedient intentions of Jonah and compares them to today's Christion

    TO OBEY OR NOT TO OBEY Text: Jonah 1:1 - 17 Jonah’s instructions were crystal clear. There were no excuses that he didn’t get the message or that he didn’t understand what was meant by the instructions or that he was confused by what he was being told to do. God told Jonah ...read more

  • Jonah: A Word From The Lord

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Jan 1, 2012
     | 2,978 views

    A message about receiving and running from the call of God

    Note: Thanks to Aldon Johnson and Mike Wilkins (The Run Away Prophet) for their thoughts and ideas on Jonah chapter 1. Title: The Word of the Lord Theme: Show the importance of following God’s Word spoken to us. Text: Jonah 1 Introduction Jonah is mentioned in 2Ki_14:25. He ...read more

  • Some Storms In Your Life Are Sent By God!

    Contributed by Beverly Holstein on Sep 19, 2017
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     | 8,001 views

    Sometimes God allows storms in our lives because He is trying to get our attention! We need to recognize these storms, and then we need to recognize what we need to throw overboard!!

    VS 2 – ALL WICKEDNESS WILL EVENTUALLY COME BEFORE THE LORD FOR JUDGEMENT!!! Acts 17:30 - And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent: 2 Corinthians 5:10 - For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the ...read more

  • The Missions Mandate

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Aug 21, 2017
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     | 7,788 views

    A study in missions and the effects of racism.

    "The Missions Mandate" Jonah 1:1-16 Jonah 1:1 Now the word of the LORD came unto Jonah the son of Amittai, saying, 2 Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before me. 3 But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish from the presence of the LORD, ...read more

  • A Pursuing God Series

    Contributed by Mark Sanders on Aug 10, 2015
     | 6,856 views

    The first sermon in a series on Jonah, concentrating on 3 timeless truths: God takes notice of sin (and takes it seriously), running from God is not healthy, and God always pursues us.

    (Slide #1) The Running Man: A Pursuing God Jonah 1 In 1987 a movie starring Arnold Schwarzenegger called “The Running Man” came out. This was a movie about a futuristic game show (set in todays time) that used convicted criminals as what they called “Runners” ...read more

  • When God Calls Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jul 11, 2015
     | 5,269 views

    Are we reluctant or willing when God commissions us? Jonah is a great study in God's heart verses our own when it comes to mercy and grace.

    Join me in a look at Jonah. 2 Kings 14: 23 In the fifteenth year of Amaziah the son of Joash, king of Judah, Jeroboam the son of Joash, king of Israel, became king in Samaria, and reigned forty-one years. 24 And he did evil in the sight of the LORD; he did not depart from all the sins of ...read more

  • Anywhere But Nineveh

    Contributed by John Gaston on Apr 29, 2018
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     | 15,232 views

    God has a Nineveh for every one of us -- a place we don't want to go; a command we don't want to obey. Going to Nineveh is unpopular, it will cost us, it doesn't make sense and it's hard. But God's purpose in dealing with us is to save many souls.

    ANYWHERE BUT NINEVEH Jon. 1:1-17 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR 1. A city slicker pulled up to a farmhouse. He saw a farmer's wife on the front porch. 2. He pointed down the road; "Can I get to Quincy that way?" "Yep." "How far is it?" "25,000 miles!" 3. "What?" How far is it the other way?" ...read more

  • Discipline Of God Series

    Contributed by David Welch on May 21, 2018
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     | 6,011 views

    Message 2 in our Jonah series focusing on God's discipline of Jonah's refusal to obey the call.

    Chico Alliance Church Pastor David Welch Jonah Series #2 “God disciplined Jonah” Review Jonah teaches us both about God and ourselves. We learn about the love of God, the sovereignty of God, the forgiveness of God, the persistence of God. God’s name appears 32 times in 4 short chapters. We ...read more

  • This Is No Time To Sleep!

    Contributed by John Gaston on Jun 25, 2018
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     | 25,359 views

    Today we’re going to look at the danger of sleeping spiritually. The scriptures indicate three reasons THIS IS NO TIME TO SLEEP: we're in a storm, we're in the presence of the enemy, and Jesus needs us now!

    THIS IS NO TIME TO SLEEP! INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR 1. God has a funny sense of humor. He made US didn't he? I heard a story of how God made a young minister’s sermon come alive. 2. While a student at Bucknell University, he was invited to speak at a church in New Columbia, Pennsylvania. ...read more

  • Enough Is Enough - I Am On The Run

    Contributed by Rev. Timothy Porter on Aug 15, 2014
     | 5,351 views

    A Sermon on the running from the call of God. How our disobedience can bring the worst of storms in to our lives

    "Enough Is Enough" - I Am On The Run by Rev. Timothy G. Porter Jonah 1:1-17 Introduction: Have you ever made a lousy decision? As you’re laughing, you’re probably really thinking, “What do you mean?” A bad decision. “I’ve made ...read more

  • Swallowed Up

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Dec 11, 2013
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     | 3,853 views

    Any time you run from God, you never go “up"; you always go “down.” God sometimes allows us to face frightening circumstances so that we will learn to trust and obey Him. It’s always best to obey the Lord right away - then we won’t be “swallowed up.”

    Opening illustration: Being shocked by electricity can be very dangerous. Just ask professional golf legend Lee Trevino. He was struck by lightning while sitting under a tree during a tournament several years ago. He said, “It bolted my arms and legs out stiff, jerked me off the ...read more

  • How Not To Respond To God Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Sep 22, 2013
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     | 3,783 views

    Be careful when you read the story of Jonah that you are not distracted by the big fish, the big city, or the popular prophet. The story ks about the God who is bigger and above yet completely involved in the story of grace.

    Intro: Top 10 THINGS TO DO INSIDE A BIG FISH 10) “Can you hear me now?” 9) Pray the fish is ….. bulemic 8) Bonfire and a fish fry! 7) Open a sushi bar 6) “Consider it pure joy” 5) Floss . . . the whale 4) Finally get motivated to read Moby Dick 3) Listen to tapes of ...read more

  • When We Act Like Stubbornness Is A Spiritual Gift Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Oct 13, 2013
     | 2,851 views

    A look at the dangers of stubbornness.

    WHEN WE DON'T LIKE WHERE GOD IS LEADING: Jonah would rather die than change. - Jonah 1:12. A CROSS PROBLEM: Too many Christians are more defined by crossed arms than by the cross of Christ. - Too many of us confuse stubbornness with conviction. - What’s the difference? ...read more

  • Man On The Run Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Sep 7, 2012
     | 5,626 views

    God was about to ask Jonah to do something he never would have dreamed that God would want him to do. God asked him to actually “care” about these people and to then go and preach the gospel to try and turn the city of Ninevah in the right direction. Bu

    Man on the Run Jonah 1:4-17 I can still see the scene from the movie Titanic where the orchestra is brought out on deck to play music-all of this happening while the sip is sinking. Drinks and food are being passed out in the dining room to make everything seem normal. Passengers were eating, ...read more