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  • A Big Fish Tale / All Lives Matter

    Contributed by Darian Catron on Jul 21, 2016
    based on 2 ratings
     | 11,381 views

    The story of Jonah is not just a Big Fish Tale. It's a true story with an incredible message relevant to our time. It's a message about a God who cares for all lives, even those of our enemies and those who hate us.

    INTRODUCTION: Today I want to tell you a BIG FISH TALE. How many fishermen do we have here today? Now our fish tales are always the truth, right? I caught a fish this big! But there's a story in the Bible about a Big Fish and about a man who lived to tell the tale. BODY: Let's Turn in your ...read more

  • Were So Much Like Jonah

    Contributed by Allan Kircher on Feb 7, 2013
     | 3,169 views

    You will experience trials, tribulations, disappointments and hardships that could have been avoided. • The Bible reminds us in Pro. 13:15b, • “…the way of the unfaithful is hard.”

    Pastor Allan Kircher Shell Point Baptist Church Jonah 1:1-17 “Where so much like Jonah” We are studying the doctrines/Bible/wed/Sun/nights • There are 30/out of all • Doctrine/grace/hardest doctrine/Bible to accept. • It’s not that grace is hard to ...read more

  • Swallowed Up

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Dec 11, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,822 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

  • The Reluctant, Rebellious Prophet: Jonah, Chapter 1 Series

    Contributed by Pastor Jeff Hughes on Feb 16, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,988 views

    Serving and ministering those whom we love is easy. What if you were called by God to minister to a nation of murderers, whose part and parcel was to kill wantonly and have no fear of God at all?

    The Reluctant, Rebellious Prophet: Jonah, Chapter 1 Today we will begin the first of a four part series on the book of Jonah. I hope to be in the church building in three Sundays from today, and we will finish this series the Sunday after that. I've decided to take a break from the Achieve ...read more

  • Jonah: A Word From The Lord

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Jan 1, 2012
     | 2,964 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

  • The Love Of God's Call Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on May 7, 2019
     | 2,893 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
     | 2,574 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

  • A Whale Of A Storm Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Sep 16, 2018
     | 4,708 views

    This message looks at the storm that Jonah found himself in while running from God

    Storms of Life 1 It seemed that whenever Dad and I swapped stories about the time we spent together at sea we always wound up talking about storms. We’d talk about how rough it got, how long it lasted, how sick Denn was. I began making trips with Dad on the tugs when I was fourteen, when I was ...read more

  • Book Of Jonah - The God Of The Second Chance

    Contributed by Johnny A. Palmer Jr. on Mar 15, 2019
     | 2,707 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 Chance

    Contributed by Johnny A. Palmer Jr. on Mar 15, 2019
     | 3,435 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

  • Jonah: The Non-Profit Prophet Series

    Contributed by David Nolte on Aug 29, 2018
     | 4,808 views

    CHAPTER ONE OF jONAH DESCRIBING HIS CALL AND HIS RESPONSE

    A man and his wife were figuring how much money they could save by putting in a garden. The wife said, “With this garden we’ll be able to save over $300.00 by not purchasing canned vegetables.” The husband said, “Yes, and after buying this new tiller, these garden tools and all these expensive ...read more

  • Running Away From God Series

    Contributed by Peter Toy on Aug 28, 2018
     | 6,407 views

    The beginning of the story of Jonah

    The day turned out bright and clear. The captain turned an admiring eye to the trim of his ship following the single main mast up toward the azure sky. His eyes turned downward and he surveyed the dock and saw his crew scurrying to load on cargo, bales of grain from Egypt, spices from Arabia and ...read more

  • Fleeing From God Series

    Contributed by D Marion Clark on Mar 6, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,287 views

    To escape the presence of God is not rational thinking, certainly for a prophet of God. But how many of us are rational when we reject God’s commands and escape his attention? And that leads us to consider how much Jonah is like us.

    Jonah 1:1-4 Fleeing from God 10/19/14 D. Marion Clark Introduction Responding to the call of God is a mixed bag among biblical characters. There is Abraham, the model of obedience. God calls him to leave his homeland and he leaves. God calls him to sacrifice his son, and he rises early the ...read more

  • Hello!... This Is God!

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Feb 28, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,213 views

    First sermon in the 2010 Lenten Series

    (Note: This series is based on and using materials from the Lenten series, The Sign of Jonah written by Dr. Reed Lessing and published by Creative Communication for the Parish. Copyright of the material is noted and respected.) (Sermon began with a short portion of homily from the series The ...read more

  • To Do Or Not To Do

    Contributed by Terry Moore on Jun 9, 2010
     | 1,737 views

    We are to go and preach the Word!

    To Do or not to Do!! Jonah 1:1-16 1Now the word of the LORD came unto Jonah the son of Amittai, saying, 2Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before me. 3But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish from the presence of the LORD, and went ...read more