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  • The Scent Of The Unholy And Our Responsibility! Series

    Contributed by Victor Ramlall on May 22, 2013
     | 2,832 views

    Unlike mankind God cannot ignore sin and He will ultimately move against it in whatever form and wherever He finds it whether in the world, the church or our personal lives.

    Now the word of the LORD came unto Jonah the son of Amittai, saying, Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before me. But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish from the presence of the LORD, and went down to Joppa; and he found a ship going to ...read more

  • Running From God Series

    Contributed by Ken Mckinley on Jul 11, 2013
    based on 7 ratings
     | 35,534 views

    This is the first in a series of sermons preached on the Book of Jonah. In this sermon we discuss chapter one and we look at the motivations behind Jonah's rebellion

    Jonah Series 2013 (You Can Run on For a Long Time) Running From God Text: Jonah 1:1 – 17 Open your Bibles to the Book of Jonah… We’re going to be spending the next few weeks looking through this book… and while you’re turning there; let me just start by saying ...read more

  • Man On The Run Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Sep 7, 2012
     | 5,020 views

    God was about to ask Jonah to do something he never would have dreamed that God would want him to do. God asked him to actually “care” about these people and to then go and preach the gospel to try and turn the city of Ninevah in the right direction. Bu

    Man on the Run Jonah 1:4-17 I can still see the scene from the movie Titanic where the orchestra is brought out on deck to play music-all of this happening while the sip is sinking. Drinks and food are being passed out in the dining room to make everything seem normal. Passengers were eating, ...read more

  • When God Sends A "Great Storm" Into Your Life Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Sep 11, 2013
     | 4,381 views

    A look at why God sends storms our way.

    WHY WOULD GOD DELIBERATELY SEND A "GREAT STORM" INTO YOUR LIFE? The two most likely reasons are pruning or discipline. - Jonah 1:4; John 15:1-8. WHAT ARE THE RESULTS OF OUR DISOBEDIENCE? The two biggest are a bad witness for God and bad results for us. WHY WON'T GOD LET US WALK AWAY? ...read more

  • How Not To Respond To God Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Sep 22, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,345 views

    Be careful when you read the story of Jonah that you are not distracted by the big fish, the big city, or the popular prophet. The story ks about the God who is bigger and above yet completely involved in the story of grace.

    Intro: Top 10 THINGS TO DO INSIDE A BIG FISH 10) “Can you hear me now?” 9) Pray the fish is ….. bulemic 8) Bonfire and a fish fry! 7) Open a sushi bar 6) “Consider it pure joy” 5) Floss . . . the whale 4) Finally get motivated to read Moby Dick 3) Listen to tapes of ...read more

  • A Big Fish Tale / All Lives Matter

    Contributed by Darian Catron on Jul 21, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 10,285 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

  • Throw It Overboard

    Contributed by Wayne Lawson on Dec 28, 2015
    based on 11 ratings
     | 38,263 views

    Before we move into this New Year of 2016, there are somethings we need to throw overboard. To get out of a God ordered storm, we need to come to terms with some stuff and Throw It Overboard.

    TITLE: THROW IT OVERBOARD SCRIPTURE: JONAH 1:1-16 It is important to spend this 52nd and final Sunday of the year 2015 providing proper focus and closure. We have made it and endured another year. I am sure all of us would admit that we have had some struggles and ups and downs throughout ...read more

  • Fleeing From God Series

    Contributed by D Marion Clark on Mar 6, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,200 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

  • To Obey Or Not To Obey

    Contributed by John Gail on May 21, 2016
     | 7,653 views

    sermon from Jonah chapter 1 that looks at the disobedient intentions of Jonah and compares them to today's Christion

    TO OBEY OR NOT TO OBEY Text: Jonah 1:1 - 17 Jonah’s instructions were crystal clear. There were no excuses that he didn’t get the message or that he didn’t understand what was meant by the instructions or that he was confused by what he was being told to do. God told Jonah ...read more

  • Running From God Series

    Contributed by Stephen Sheane on Sep 2, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 24,398 views

    3 reasons why trying to run from God is a bad idea

    JONAH - RUNNING FROM GOD A drunk husband came home late and snuck up the stairs quietly. He looked in the bathroom mirror and bandaged the bumps and bruises he’d received in a fight earlier that night. He then proceeded to climb into bed, smiling at the thought that he’d pulled one ...read more

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

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Apr 15, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 3,148 views

    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 ...read more

  • God's Pursuing Love Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Apr 22, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,120 views

    Whoever and wherever you are, God’s love is pursuing you.

    Big Idea: Whoever and wherever you are, God’s love is PURSUING you. Max Lucado: “You are valuable because you exist. Not because of what you do or what you have done, but simply because you are.” Philip Yancey: “There is nothing we can do to make God love us more. There is nothing we can do ...read more

  • Sleeping With Unfinished Business

    Contributed by Gregory Thomas on Apr 3, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,660 views

    This Is a sermon that will show the saints how we will abandon our journey to destination with out knowing we are yet getting to destination on schedule and for the most part earlier than scheduled.

    Sleeping With Unfinished Business Abandoning a journey to go on a Trip JONAH 1:1-6 1) Now the word of the lord came unto Jonah the son of Amittai, saying, 2) Arise go to Nineveh, that great city and cry against it; for their wickedness is ...read more

  • Getting Jonah Off Your Boat

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Feb 7, 2007
    based on 174 ratings
     | 20,797 views

    this is a comparison between Jonah on board a ship and sin in ones life, and how you should deal with it

    Intro: over the years I have preached many sermons out of the book of Jonah, about running from God’s call, etc. But today, I would like to look at the men on the ship instead of just Jonah, and preach, getting Jonah off the boat. Getting Jonah Off The Boat Jonah 1:1-17 Background: Jonah on ...read more

  • You Can Run But You Can't Hide Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Jan 11, 2015
    based on 8 ratings
     | 27,247 views

    Five Points - 1. Jonah Needs To PAY ATTENTION; 2. Jonah Needs To Be WOKE UP; 3. Jonah Needs To Be FOUND OUT; 4. Jonah Needs To Be SACRIFICED; 5. Jonah Needs To Be A MISSIONARY

    You Can Run But You Can't Hide There is a hymn that we sing in church sometimes - it's called: "Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing". One of the stanzas in the hymn says: "Jesus sought me when a stranger, Wand'ring from the fold of God, He, to rescue me from danger, Interposed his precious ...read more