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  • Man On The Run Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Sep 7, 2012
     | 5,619 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

  • Jonah – Running From God Series

    Contributed by Dave Martin on Sep 21, 2012
     | 4,100 views

    A familiar book packed with relevant gems of truth to apply to our lives today...

    Pastor Dave Martin, Cross Creek Community Church, Sept 23, 2012 “Jonah – Running from God” Jonah 1:1-17 and Selected, Part 1 of 3 Background… • An old familiar book packed with gems of truth for us today • Not simply a book about a great fish (4 ...read more

  • Jonah: A Word From The Lord

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Jan 1, 2012
     | 2,960 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

  • Asleep At The Wheel

    Contributed by James White on Jun 7, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,434 views

    Encouragement to stay alert and attentive in our Christian lives.

    Asleep at the Wheel Jonah 1: 3-6 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 Tarshish: so he paid the fare thereof, and went down into it, to go with them unto Tarshish from the presence of the LORD. But ...read more

  • Running On Empty Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Apr 22, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,939 views

    When God calls you to do something you had better run to Him because you cannot run from Him.

    Running On Empty Text: Jonah 1:1-16 Introduction 1. Illustration: A hospital administrator was once startled to see a patient fleeing down the hall out of the operating room, his loose hospital gown flapping the breeze behind him. He stopped the fleeing patient and said, "Do you mind telling me ...read more

  • Were So Much Like Jonah

    Contributed by Allan Kircher on Feb 7, 2013
     | 3,161 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

  • Nowhere To Run

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Dec 2, 2014
     | 5,560 views

    Running from God is what most people do when they are avoiding God and do not like what He is telling them. Disobedience will cause us to run, but coming clean with God causes us to make wise decisions.

    Nowhere to run Jonah chapter 1:1-1:7 This morning we will look at the familiar passage of the prophet Jonah running from God and what can happen if you choose to run from him. This passage will speak to each of us because all of us have attempted to run from God, hide from God and some ...read more

  • A Futile Effort Series

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Feb 13, 2019
     | 3,523 views

    God spoke to Jonah, calling him to go and cry against Nineveh. Foolishly, Jonah thought he could flee the presence of God. However, God intended for Nineveh to hear a warning, and He intended Jonah to deliver that warning. It is futile to try and flee God's presence!

    A Futile Effort Jonah 1: 1-10 Having considered the introduction for Jonah, I want to remind us of the major theme of the book. Most tend to focus solely on Jonah’s miraculous deliverance from the belly of the great fish, but that is just one scene from this account in Scripture. In fact, that ...read more

  • To Obey Or Not To Obey

    Contributed by John Gail on May 21, 2016
     | 8,676 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

  • A Big Fish Tale / All Lives Matter

    Contributed by Darian Catron on Jul 21, 2016
    based on 2 ratings
     | 11,373 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

  • The Chance

    Contributed by Johnny A. Palmer Jr. on Mar 15, 2019
     | 3,431 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

  • Book Of Jonah - The God Of The Second Chance

    Contributed by Johnny A. Palmer Jr. on Mar 15, 2019
     | 3,675 views

    When we make the wrong choice God does not give up on us but brings us back to Him.

    THE CHASE IS ON! Intro: 1. Ann and I like to watch shows that challenge the mind, like Cash Cab and The Chase. The Chase is a quiz show hosted by Brooke Burns, and features Mark Labbett (nicknamed "The Beast") as the "chaser". He chases people in order to crush their hopes of ...read more

  • The Love Of God's Call Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on May 7, 2019
     | 2,887 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

  • The Missions Mandate

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Aug 21, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,767 views

    A study in missions and the effects of racism.

    "The Missions Mandate" Jonah 1:1-16 Jonah 1:1 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 come up before me. 3 But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish from the presence of the LORD, ...read more

  • Running From God Series

    Contributed by Stephen Sheane on Sep 2, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 26,759 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