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  • Choices

    Contributed by Joe Harding on Apr 21, 2001
    based on 77 ratings
     | 5,696 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

  • What We Need To Learn From Jonah

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Jun 6, 2001
    based on 127 ratings
     | 4,670 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

  • When Will We Wake Up

    Contributed by Harold Nichols on Mar 26, 2001
    based on 176 ratings
     | 3,519 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. While ...read more

  • Modern Day Jonah Christians

    Contributed by Robert Laymance on Feb 3, 2001
    based on 107 ratings
     | 4,083 views

    The experiences of the Prophet Jonah are like some Christians in the Church today. The lessons we can learn from this message are valuable and give certain direction for the Will of God in our life.

    Jonah was an established Prophet in the days of Jeroboam king of judah..2-kings.14:24-27.Jonah like many people today are remembered for what he did not do, instead of what he could have done.Many people like Jonah are called of God and obey his will. However, many are called of God and do not ...read more

  • Why Hast Thou Done This?

    Contributed by David Coe on Nov 10, 2000
    based on 108 ratings
     | 2,909 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 MANNER ...read more

  • "Running From God?" Jonah Pt. 1 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Mar 10, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,144 views

    Jonah tried to run from God and his call but where does a man run to get away from God? You can run from God but not hide! So why even run?

    “Running from God?”Jonah part 1 Opening Illustration: This video clip is from the lead singer of Mercy me and his willingness to follow the call of God on His life. Listen to his thoughts and even as he shares the struggle with following God’s call. Thesis: Jonah tried to run from God and his ...read more

  • Preoccupied Passenger Povokes Pilot Series

    Contributed by Mack Armstrong on Feb 28, 2008
     | 2,322 views

    The piolt of the ship-a Bentile-goes to call upon a Jewish man to pray for him and for his crew. Not all of Jonah 1:6, can be viewed as true tyoes, yet there are enough of instances where we see Jonah, a type of the Church, is called to pray at the behest

    JONAH 1: 6 PREOCCUPIED PASSENGER PROVOKES PILOT I. PERIL: A. Perishing. B. Punishment. C. Pariahs. II. PIOUS: A. Predicament. B. Prayer-less. C. Provoked. III. PILOT: A. Pattern. B. Piousness. C. Pleadings. The scene on board the ship carrying Jonah is not a serene scene. ...read more

  • Simple Sailors Seek Solutions Series

    Contributed by Mack Armstrong on Mar 13, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,189 views

    Jonah had run out of "wiggle room." He had run, slept, hid and remnained out of sight long enough. Now he stood before seasoned sailors who, in kindness and sympathy demanded an explanation from him.

    JONAH 1:8 SIMPLE SAILORS SEEK SOLUTIONS I. SIMPLE-NESS: A. Superstitious. B. Sensible. C. Steady. II. SINCERITY: A. Seekers. B. Scrupulous. C. Sympathetic. III. SEASONED: A. Sagacity. B. Sensitivity. C. Saddened. The scene on the high Mediterranean Sea centuries ago was not one ...read more

  • You Can Run, But You Cannot Hide (Pp) Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Apr 17, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,969 views

    We can learn some interesting life lessons from the prophet Jonah

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • Today we begin a journey through a unique book of the Old Testament. Over the next four weeks I want us to take a journey together through the book of Jonah. • Jonah can be called a unique book for a few reasons. • One reason is that the book is more about the prophet ...read more

  • Cowardly Confession Causes Consternation Series

    Contributed by Mack Armstrong on Apr 4, 2008
     | 1,941 views

    Jonah was a last forced to identify himself and in so doing made a confession about the God of the Hebrews. His confession in an audible voice aroused an Inner Voice which called him to return to the God he left in Israel.

    JONAH 1:9 COWARDLY CONFESSION CAUSES CONSTERNATION I. HIS CONFESSION: A. Citizenship. B. Concept. C. Contrast. II. HIS CERTAINTY: A. Creator. B. Created. C. Controller. III. HIS CONTRITION: A. Cowardice. B. Cause. C. Conversion. Jonah was out of running room. He had gone just ...read more

  • Jonah Runs - God Follows Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Feb 22, 2008
     | 4,070 views

    Jonah rebels against God’s will. God disciplines Jonah and teaches us all a lesson in obedience

    SERIES: “DISCOVER OBEDIENCE: Jonah – Not Just Another Big Fish Story” TEXT: JONAH 1:1-17 TITLE: “JONAH RUNS – GOD FOLLOWS” OPEN: A. William Sherwood Fox wrote: We ask a simple question And that is all we wish: ...read more

  • Direct Dialog Demanded Details Series

    Contributed by Mack Armstrong on Apr 9, 2008
     | 1,913 views

    Once Jonah finished giving his testimony about the God of the Hebrews, the crew began asking more questions seeeking the "Why" of his leaving such a God as He described.

    JONAH 1:10 DIRECT DIALOG DEMANDED DETAILS I. DISCREDIT: A. Divine. B. Director. C. Doctrine. II. DWELLING: A. Darkness. B. Danger. C. Disbelief. III. DELIVERANCE: A. Discovery. B. Departing. C. Determination. What would be the response to Jonah when the sailors heard about ...read more

  • Absent Acrimony Alleviates Animosity Series

    Contributed by Mack Armstrong on Apr 12, 2008
     | 2,387 views

    The mariners of Jonah have much to teach we Christians on how to get along with others-even if they are impossible people.

    JONAH 1:11 ABSENT ACRIMONY ALLEVIATES ANIMOSITY I. ADVERSITY: A. Accidental. B. Acrimonious. C. Acute. II. ATTITUDE: A. Amicable. B. Accommodating. C. Accountability. III. ADMIRABLE: A. Altruistic. B. Analytical. C. Acceptance. The mariners now pose the second question to ...read more

  • Second Chances

    Contributed by Christopher Duncan on Oct 29, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,648 views

    The God who gives the second, third, fourth, chance

    Good morning friends! What a great privilege it is to be here with you this morning. For those of you who don’t know me….I am the Pastor of the Edelstein Congregational Church. My name is Chris Duncan….and I’m not right! I was thinking this past week….well….it was obvious early in my life that ...read more

  • Obedience Is A Challenge To Our Faith Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Feb 18, 2007
     | 4,771 views

    Obedience to God is a challenge to our faith when God asks us to do ANYTHING. Obedience to God is a challenge to our faith especially when God asks us to do what we think to be impossible... Finally Obedience is a challenge to our faith when God asks us

    Sermon Date: February 4, 2007 Sermon Text: Jonah 1:1-3 (NASB) 1 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 ...read more