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  • Running From God: It's Not About The Fish Series

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Apr 15, 2007
    based on 9 ratings

    God places each of us in our Nineveh: work, school, where we live and like Jonah we cannot see the big picture so we ignore our calling and sail away from our Ninevah - and then the storms.

    As you know, years ago when I lived in the San Francisco Bay Area, I had a business on the side cleaning Aquariums. I did ok, I was a young man struggling along with my business and one day I was at my aquarium wholesaler and I ran into a man who was in the same business, except he knew what he was more

  • Gods Will Easy Or Hard, It's Our Choice Series

    Contributed by Mark Perryman on May 31, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    Doing Gods will

    INTRO: Fidel Castro, leader - Communist party in Cuba 36 years. Man spent his whole life building something that’s on the verge of collapse. Someone asked him, “why don’t you just give up? Your system is a failure.” He says, “Why give up something you believe in?” Castro more

  • Hide And Seek. Series

    Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Sep 14, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    This message is all about running outside of the will of God for our lives it looks at the symptoms to be found within the individual the consequnces that take place around us and the remedy to be administered.

    Jonah Chapter 1: 1 17. Hide and seek Do you remember the children’s game hide and seek..... did you ever get such a good hiding place nobody ever caught you maybe you did? This opening chapter of Jonah is all about the Christian game of hide and seek - Jonah tries to get into such a good more

  • When God Says Go

    Contributed by Brad Beaman on Nov 10, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Running from God is disastrous. Following God brings peace. Even when the storms come we find peace in the will of God.

    A man’s car broke down on the side of the road. He flagged down a passing car. The driver stopped neither had jumper cables. She would need to push his car with her car with hers at a speed of 40 MPH. In this way they could push start his car. He looked in his rearview mirror to see what was more

  • When The Inside Is Wrong, The Outside Will Be Wrong Series

    Contributed by Chuck Sackett on Nov 15, 2007
    based on 20 ratings

    1 of 4 in the series "Inside~Out: Developing the Heart of God" More sermons by Charles Sackett at Audio also available at

    1 of 4 in the series "Inside~Out: Developing the Heart of God" More sermons by Charles Sackett at Audio also available at There is a story Fred Craddock tells about his first church, young preacher, upper east Tennessee near more

  • Independent Jonah And The Sailors Of A Floundering Ark Series

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Sep 8, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Jonah runs away from God.

    In its 1981 debut, “Raiders of the Lost Ark” made $384 million US worldwide. There didn’t seem to be a country that didn’t fall in love with character Indiana Jones. Kids everywhere were swooping around playgrounds cracking imaginary whips and humming the movie’s theme song as they “uncovered” more

  • God's Runaway Series

    Contributed by Dean O'bryan on Sep 8, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    First of four message from the book of Jonah

    God’s Runaway Jonah 1:1-17 Ever run away from home? I did more than once -- in my mind at least. I was maybe 5 or 6 at the time. And I played with the idea a lot. There was a problem, though -- when you live in Western Kansas like I did, you have a long way to go before you reach more

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

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry N. Watts on Sep 24, 2008
    based on 5 ratings

    A series of message of from the book of Jonah

    YOU CAN RUN BUT YOU JUST CAN’T HIDE Jonah 1:4-5 1. The book of Jonah begins with Jonah’s receiving God’s call to “go and serve.” This is a common call from God. 2. God takes His call to His children very seriously and expects His children to respond affirmatively to His call. 3. To recognize more

  • Can The Community Depend On Shipps Baptist Church?

    Contributed by Mickey Bell on Jun 14, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    If we were to close our church doors today, would the community even know we were gone?

    Can the Community Depend on Shipps Baptist? Jonah 1:4-6 Not too long ago, I read a statement I have not been able to get off my mind ever since. You may recall it and then again maybe it didn’t sink in to your mind. Here’s the statement: If Shipps Baptist Church were to close its doors more

  • Rowing Rowers Reach Reason Series

    Contributed by Mack Armstrong on Jun 7, 2008

    The sailors in Jonah refused, at first, to rid the boat of this troubling person, but later did so. They serve as a type of a person ridding oneself of sin.

    JONAH 1:13 ROWING ROWERS REACH REASON I. RESPECT: A. Response: B. Resourceful. C. Resilient. II. RISKS: A. Resistance. B. Retention. C. Ruination. III. REMEDY: A. Recognition. B. Removal. C. Restoration. With Jonah’s confession over, the sailors more

  • Praying Petitioners Purchase Pardon Series

    Contributed by Mack Armstrong on Jun 12, 2008

    The sailors sailing with Jonah-Gentiles-prayed for God’s forgiveness and His help and received both. They were the forerunners of we Gentiles who have accepted Christ as our Saviour.

    JONAH 1:14 PRAYING PETITIONERS PURCHASE PARDON I. PETITIONERS: A. Peril. B. Plight. C. Precedent. II. PRAYER: A. Progressive. B. Pardon. C. Perceptive. III. PRONOUNCEMENTS: A. Praise. B. Prophesy. C. Pattern. What were the sailors to do now? They had more

  • Second Of Four Things That Will Change Your Life...obedience 2 Series

    Contributed by Clayton Beck on Jan 16, 2009

    Disobedience to God, always takes you where you don’t want to be!

    Four Things that will Change Your Life…2b…Obedience… We began talking last week of the second thing that will change your life…obedience. First, there was faith, and we learned that we must have faith to please God. Second, we must be obedient to Him and His Word. Let’s spend a little more

  • Jonah 1: Responding To God’s Greatness Series

    Contributed by Hal Seed on Feb 12, 2008
    based on 6 ratings

    The book of Jonah is about responding to God’s greatness and grace. Throughout the book, the wind, waves, fish, sailors, and Ninevites all respond rightly to God. Only Jonah disobeys. This is the introductory sermon to a four-part series. It answers the

    [This sermon is contributed by Hal Seed of New Song Church in Oceanside, California and of Hal is the author of numerous books including The God Questions and The Bible Questions. If you are interested in The Bible Questions Church-wide Campaign, please visit and watch Hal’s more

  • Simple Sailors Seek Solutions Series

    Contributed by Mack Armstrong on Mar 14, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    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 more

  • Cowardly Confession Causes Consternation Series

    Contributed by Mack Armstrong on Apr 5, 2008

    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 more