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  • "Jonah: God’s Compassion Is Different From Ours” Series

    Contributed by Charles Clemons on Feb 10, 2021
     | 142 views

    “True compassion comes from God. It is sacrificial and reflects and honors Christ. It is otherworldly. It is inspiring, beautiful, and compelling. But the sin of racism is evidenced by a lack of compassion for those deemed inferior.”

    JONAH: GOD’S COMPASSION IS DIFFERENT FROM OURS I. Jonah Rebels and Runs from God (1:1-3, 7, 17) A.God Supernaturally pursues Jonah (vv.3-9) 1. Sailors REPENT, and God Relents (vv.5-16) II. Jonah Prays and Recommits (2:1-10) III. Jonah PREACHED, and Nineveh Repents (3:1-10) IV. ...read more

  • Adrift Series

    Contributed by Drew Mills on Jan 27, 2021
     | 440 views

    Have you ever made bad decisions? I think we all have. Parable of prodigal son Ever make bad decisions? What happens when a prophet of God WON’T speak God’s word? That’s what we are going to look at today in the book of Jonah.

    “Adrift” ‘Ready to Soar’ series Jonah January 17, 2021 Bad decisions: , construction fails… Have you ever made bad decisions? I think we all have. Parable of prodigal son What happens when a prophet of God WON’T speak God’s word? That’s what we are going to look at today in the book of ...read more

  • The Reluctant Missionary: Jonah Preaches To Nineveh

    Contributed by Mark A. Barber on Jan 16, 2021
     | 923 views

    God's will will be done whether we are willing or not.

    The Reluctant Missionary: Jonah Preaches to Nineveh Jonah 3:1-10 The story of Jonah and the whale is a favorite story at Vacation Bible School. Children are drawn with the fascination of the idea of being swallowed alive. It also addresses the natural fear children have of the unknown. A story ...read more

  • 26 The Prophet's Lamenting Series

    Contributed by Michael Collins on Jan 14, 2021
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     | 277 views

    This message is about Jonah lamenting to God in response to God relenting on bringing punishment on the people of Nineveh on account of their repenting at Jonah's preaching.

    # 26 – The Prophet’s Lamenting Jonah 4:1-4 – “But it displeased Jonah exceedingly, and he became angry. 2 So he prayed to the LORD, and said, “Ah, LORD, was not this what I said when I was still in my country? Therefore I fled previously to Tarshish; for I know that You are a gracious and merciful ...read more

  • 22 The 2nd Commission Series

    Contributed by Michael Collins on Dec 24, 2020
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     | 476 views

    This devotion is about the 2nd call of God to Jonah to go and preach to the people of Nineveh. This is the 22nd of 31 devotions on the book of Jonah, where a comparison is made between Jonah and The Church-at-large, in the light of the present global pandemic.

    Jonah 3:1 – “Now the word of the LORD came to Jonah the second time, saying, “Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and preach to it the message that I tell you.” “Now the word of the LORD came to Jonah the second time…” When we read the above words of the Lord to Jonah in Jonah 1:2, “Arise, go ...read more

  • 2. The Futility Of Running From God Series

    Contributed by Grant Adams on Nov 29, 2020
     | 353 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

  • 1. Living In Rebellion Series

    Contributed by Grant Adams on Nov 29, 2020
     | 390 views

    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

  • 19 The Fishy Rescue Series

    Contributed by Michael Collins on Nov 28, 2020
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     | 359 views

    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

  • 18 The Mighty Calm Series

    Contributed by Michael Collins on Nov 19, 2020
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     | 400 views

    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

  • 17 The Prayer For Mercy Series

    Contributed by Michael Collins on Nov 11, 2020
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     | 369 views

    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

  • 16 The Futile Effort Series

    Contributed by Michael Collins on Nov 5, 2020
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     | 299 views

    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

  • 15 The First Death Wish Series

    Contributed by Michael Collins on Oct 29, 2020
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     | 437 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

  • 14 The Decisive Question Series

    Contributed by Michael Collins on Oct 24, 2020
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     | 519 views

    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

  • 13 The Terrifying Question Series

    Contributed by Michael Collins on Oct 16, 2020
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     | 488 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

  • 12 The Man Series

    Contributed by Michael Collins on Oct 9, 2020
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     | 365 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