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  • A Futile Effort Series

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Feb 13, 2019
     | 3,523 views

    God spoke to Jonah, calling him to go and cry against Nineveh. Foolishly, Jonah thought he could flee the presence of God. However, God intended for Nineveh to hear a warning, and He intended Jonah to deliver that warning. It is futile to try and flee God's presence!

    A Futile Effort Jonah 1: 1-10 Having considered the introduction for Jonah, I want to remind us of the major theme of the book. Most tend to focus solely on Jonah’s miraculous deliverance from the belly of the great fish, but that is just one scene from this account in Scripture. In fact, that ...read more

  • Book Of Jonah - The God Of The Second Chance

    Contributed by Johnny A. Palmer Jr. on Mar 15, 2019
     | 4,291 views

    This is the introduction to a verse by verse study of the book of Jonah.

    INTRODUCTION I do not know about you, but my life has been one gracious second chance from God after another. If I had a half penny for every time the Lord has picked my sorry hide up off the ground, I would be the wealthiest man on the planet. I am truly thankful not only that the Lord has saved ...read more

  • The Chance

    Contributed by Johnny A. Palmer Jr. on Mar 15, 2019
     | 3,431 views

    Verse by verse study of Jonah 1:1-16

    THE SECOND CHANCE IS REQUIRED Jonah 1:1-16 The Chance Intro: 1. I never did very well in school, I hated being called to the blackboard and having to work out some problem. Usually several people were up there on the blackboard working out a problem. One of the things that saved my hide was the ...read more

  • Book Of Jonah - The God Of The Second Chance

    Contributed by Johnny A. Palmer Jr. on Mar 15, 2019
     | 2,702 views

    We have seen the Choice and now we proceed with the wrong choice.

    THE WRONG CHOICE Intro: 1. CBS News reports that, since its inception in the 1970s, the Human Intervention Motivation Study has given second chances to thousands of men and women in danger of losing their families, careers, and even their lives. Eighty percent of HIMS participants never relapse ...read more

  • The Love Of God's Call Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on May 7, 2019
     | 2,887 views

    Many remember Jonah as a book about Jonah and the big fish. This book is really about the relentless love and pursuit of God.

    Intro: What do most people remember about Jonah if you have ever heard the story in VBS or Sunday School? You probably remember that it is a whale of a tale. There would be lots of talk about Jonah and his disobedience and reluctance to go where God tells him to go. The problem with remembering ...read more

  • All He Would Do For Us

    Contributed by Pablo Catala on May 31, 2019
     | 2,571 views

    God uses the unthinkable

    God goes the extra mile for His creation. Beloved tonight I want to declare to you that we serve a God that is a merciful God, just and true, glorious and marvelous in all His ways. God has in past times took drastic measures to get the attention of His people. He went above and beyond to get the ...read more

  • The Missions Mandate

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Aug 21, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,767 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

  • Jonah Fleeing From The Presence Of The Lord

    Contributed by Maurice Mccarthy on Dec 14, 2010
    based on 14 ratings
     | 13,050 views

    This is a message of the price Jonah paid to flee from God, and the counterinsurgency by God to deal with his rebellion

    Jonah Fleeing from the Presence of God Text: Jonah 1:1-17 (Note to pastors, powerpoint with images available, contact me ikings1844@yahoo.com) The book of Jonah has a lot of unexpected twists in it. Last week we talked about how Jonah fled from the call of God, for among other reasons the ...read more

  • When Will We Wake Up

    Contributed by Harold Nichols on Mar 27, 2001
    based on 176 ratings
     | 2,745 views

    Jonah slept through the storm of his life, and so are we.

    When Will We Wakeup Text: Jonah 1:6 Introduction: Everyone knows Jonah ran from God’s call to go to Ninevah and cry against the city; however, not many christians know the rest of the story. When Jonah ran he went on a ship that was heading the opposite way of God’s call. ...read more

  • He Called My Name

    Contributed by Jimmy Haile on Jun 26, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,933 views

    You can say, "Yes" to God’s call for your life, or you can say, "No."

    Jonah 1:1-4-Now the word of the Lord came to Jonah the son of Amittai, saying, “Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry out against it; for their wickedness has come up before Me.” But Jonah arose to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the Lord. He went down to Joppa, and found a ship ...read more

  • Jonah, The Unintentional Evangelist

    Contributed by Sterling Franklin on Feb 4, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,707 views

    Despite Jonah's attempt to flee, the LORD had a greater plan for the sailors as well as the prophet Jonah himself. Despite situations that seem hopeless and fruitless, the LORD can bring redemption and His purposes about, because HE IS GOD!

    Scripture Reading: Luke 11:29-32 29 And while the crowds were thickly gathered together, He began to say, "This is an evil generation. It seeks a sign, and no sign will be given to it except the sign of Jonah the prophet. 30 "For as Jonah became a sign to the Ninevites, so also the Son of Man ...read more

  • A Veces Pasan Cosas Que No Entendemos

    Contributed by Juan Quintero on Feb 17, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,406 views

    Al revisar la vida del profeta Jonas, encontramos similitudes con nuestra vida el dia de hoy. Descubrir que Jesucristo comparo su ministerio con el suceso de salvacion que recibio Jonas

    Introducción "Hola, este es Juan C Quintero- No puedo contestar su llamada en este momento, pero por favor deje su nombre, número y un mensaje corto y me pondré en contacto con usted lo antes posible. (Bip)" Este es un mensaje estándar que la mayoría de ustedes tienen en su servicio de ...read more

  • Stop Running

    Contributed by Jose R. Hernandez on Oct 19, 2000
    based on 129 ratings
     | 8,631 views

    We can run but we can't hide.

    Stop Running As I prayed this week asking the Lord to give me the message for today, He brought me to the book of Jonah. Many people find this particular piece of scripture hard to believe, but we should not, for we know that nothing is impossible for our God. Today we are going to examine what ...read more

  • Why Hast Thou Done This?

    Contributed by David Coe on Nov 11, 2000
    based on 108 ratings
     | 2,290 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

  • Runaway Prophet

    Contributed by James Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
    based on 197 ratings
     | 2,899 views

    Jonah could run, but he couldn't hide.

    Runaway Prophet Jonah 1:1-9 The word of the Lord came to Jonah the son of Amittai saying, [2] "Arise, go to Nineveh the great city, and cry against it, for their wickedness has come up before Me." [3] But Jonah rose up to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the Lord. So he went down to Joppa, ...read more