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  • Stop Running

    Contributed by Jose R. Hernandez on Oct 19, 2000
    based on 129 ratings
     | 10,947 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
     | 2,915 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

  • Runaway Prophet

    Contributed by James Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
    based on 197 ratings
     | 6,154 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

  • A Reluctant Prophet

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Dec 27, 2000
    based on 87 ratings
     | 6,868 views

    The story of Jonah and how it parallels our reluctance to reach the lost.

    I can still the scene from Titanic where the orchestra is brought out on deck to play music while the ship is sinking. Drinks and food are passed out in the dining room to maintain a sense of normalcy. People were eating, drinking and dancing as the ship was going down. It reminds me of what ...read more

  • What Happens When We Run Series

    Contributed by Scott Gleason on Jan 4, 2001
    based on 164 ratings
     | 8,903 views

    As believers we need to realize the dangerous position in which we put ourselves when we decide to reject God’s will and run from His plan.

    What Happens When We Run – Rejecting God’s Will Text: Jonah 1 (Sunday AM) Date: January 9, 2000 I. Introduction Attention: I had neatly folded my clothes, at least as neatly as an eight year old could have, and I had placed them in a little bag. I headed to the kitchen to get some food and ...read more

  • The Good Ship Lolipop

    Contributed by Mike Mizell on Dec 18, 2002
    based on 71 ratings
     | 5,564 views

    A New Year’s message to challenge listeners to follow God’s will in the New Year

    The Good Ship Lollipop Jonah 1: 1 – 7 ( I read this anology in a book a while back and thought it wourl preach). Here we, the first Sunday in the year 2000, the long awaited day has finally arrived. We find ourselves embarking on a journey into the unknown and we are launching into a new era. We ...read more

  • You Can Run, But You Can't Hide Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Jan 2, 2003
    based on 50 ratings
     | 12,062 views

    This is the 1st sermon in the series "Stubborn Saint’s (which is a study of Jonah). This sermon looks at what happens when we run from God’s will.

    Sunday Evening January 5, 2003 Bel Aire Baptist Church Series: Stubborn Saints [#1] YOU CAN RUN, BUT YOU CAN¡¦T HIDE Jonah 1:1-17 Introduction: 1. Have you ever tried to run from somebody or something? I¡¦m sure you have. I have learned that I can run and hide from many things and many ...read more

  • Looking For The Perfect Church: Part One Series

    Contributed by Mike Rickman on Jan 11, 2003
    based on 23 ratings
     | 4,303 views

    If you are looking for the perfect church just close your eyes and pretend there is nothing else going on in the world. Jonah did and look where it got him.

    January 12, 2003 Morning Service Text: Jonah 1:1-17 Subject: Running from God Title: Looking for the Perfect Church: Part One There are people out there who move from church to church to church hoping that someday they will find just the right one. It will be the one where everything is just ...read more

  • Don't Run From God

    Contributed by Kevin Keeling on Mar 19, 2004
    based on 44 ratings
     | 3,019 views

    Don’t to run from God

    Don’t want to run from God Jonah 1:1 -17 Five Things You Can Deduct I. You are forfeiting the Presence of God A. The greatest experience for man. B. We were made to walk with God. II. You are foregoing the Peace of God. John 20:21 Then said Jesus to them again, Peace be unto you: ...read more

  • The Risk Of Running From God Series

    Contributed by Keith Walker on May 18, 2004
    based on 45 ratings
     | 8,514 views

    First of five messages on Jonah. God’s directive was clear and Jonah’s defiance was careless resulting in calamity.

    INTRODUCTION There was a trial in Chicago years ago. The famous lawyer, Clarence Darrow, was making his closing arguments and said of one man’s damaging testimony, “Why, a person could as easily believe this man’s testimony as he could believe that the whale swallowed Jonah.” Well, there were some ...read more

  • The Dangerous Sleep

    Contributed by Daniel Olukoya on May 24, 2004
    based on 137 ratings
     | 91,219 views

    When a person chooses to believe the devil rather than God problems happen, so do not give up nor shup up until you have prayed up.

    One of the places that man suffers his major defeat is in the bed. The sudden trouble of a lot of people started on their beds. One wonderful thing that God can do for you in life is to give you power over the battle of the bed. When you win that battle you will start moving the way God wants you ...read more

  • A God Big Enough To Save You From Yourself

    Contributed by Daniel Richins on Aug 24, 2002
    based on 117 ratings
     | 11,544 views

    No matter what condition your life is in, you can be made whole, because there’s a God big enough to save you from yourself.

    John 5:7-8, 14 Jonah 1:11-12, 17 I. Dismal Life Of Paralytic A. found at Pool of Bethesda – “house of grace and mercy” B. Must have resided near the Pool – probably crawled there daily C. He would wait for the angel to trouble the waters D. He had no one to help him to the water, but yet he would ...read more

  • Following Our Call

    Contributed by Christopher Smith on Aug 7, 2003
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,427 views

    We all wait for that call from God, but what do we do when it comes?

    When we hear God’s call, but do not head. The reading this week is a little longer than last, but I decided it was important to read the entire first chapter of Jonah. Everyone is familiar with the story of Jonah being swallowed by the whale, but perhaps not everyone knows why. As we can see ...read more

  • Man On The Run

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Aug 20, 2003
    based on 29 ratings
     | 5,802 views

    This message is about Jonah......man on the run !

    Jonah 1:1-17 Some things about Jonah we need to see, and learn for our own spiritual lives. I. We See Jonah Faithful In The Past. 2 Kings 14:25 Jonah was born and raised in a little town named Gath-hepher which was about two miles from Nazareth. The time of his life and ministry is approx. ...read more

  • The Prodigal Prophet Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Sep 28, 2003
    based on 20 ratings
     | 4,026 views

    We can be so obsessed with what was going on inside that fish that we can miss seeing the drama inside Jonah.

    Jonah, the Prodigal Prophet, ch 1:4-17 Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts We last saw Jonah boarding a ship headed for Tarshish. He pays his fare, gets his one-way ticket, and settles down in the hold--thinking he has made it impossible for God’s will to ...read more