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  • Prayer In A Humble Place Series

    Contributed by Peter Bines on Sep 7, 2005
    based on 43 ratings
     | 5,319 views

    Here Jonah finds himself in a humble place where through prayer he gets back on track with God. His experience in the great fish shows us how sin sinks the soul; how hope is found in the depths and how grace lifts us up, resulting in a re-born compassion

    JONAH CHAPTER TWO INTRODUCTION In the late winter of 1891, the whale-ship ’Star of the East’ was in the area of the Falkland Islands when it sighted a whale. Two boats were sent out with harpoons to catch and kill the creature. But the whale’s lashing tail overturned one of the boats spilling ...read more

  • The Immeasurable Difference Between Our 'deservings' And Our 'receivings' Series

    Contributed by Peter Bines on Sep 11, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,020 views

    What is written in big letters all over the book of Jonah is God’s great grace and patience; His amazing mercy and kindness. How little we deserve it; in fact we don’t deserve it at all. As Richard Baxter put it: “What an astonishing thought it will be to

    JONAH CHAPTER THREE INTRODUCTION During the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge over San Francisco Bay, the work fell badly behind schedule because a number of workers had accidentally fallen from the scaffold to their deaths. The engineers and administrators couldn’t come up with a ...read more

  • Each Man Cried To His Own God Series

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Aug 30, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,244 views

    Part 1 of a 4-part series on the book of Jonah.

    Each Man Cried to His Own God Jonah: It’s More Than Just a Fish Story Series (Part 1 of 4) Aug. 13, 2006 FBC, Chester Mike Fogerson, Pastor Introduction: I Opening Illustration II Historical context (Jonah is part of the 12 minor prophets. Small ...read more

  • Salvation Is From The Lord Series

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Aug 30, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,351 views

    Part 2 of a 4-part series on Jonah.

    Salvation is from the Lord Jonah: It’s More Than Just a Fish Story (Part 2 of 4) (Key points are from Tim Richards’ sermon Jonah Running from God) Aug. 20, 2006 FBC, Chester Mike Fogerson, Pastor Introduction: A Many people miss out on Jonah’s story ...read more

  • Training A Witness

    Contributed by Sam Martin on Dec 23, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 657 views

    Jonah a seasoned Evangelist still needed to ge trained in some area.

    Training A Witness Text: Jonah 1:1-4-4:11 I. Jonah’s Rebellion a. A Divine Call 1:1 (The Word of the Lord) b. A Direct Commission 1:2(Arise and go) c. A Deliberate Choice 1:3 (Jonah didn’t go) II. Jonah’s Running a. The Fleeing - Why not stay? b. The Fare – The cost was ...read more

  • Man Vs. God Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Sep 10, 2007
     | 999 views

    Men have always struggled against God but God wants to win men to salvation and prepare them for eternal life.

    Man Vs. God Jonah 1:1-3 INTRO.: The words of our text are typical of the story of the struggle which has always gone on between man and God. The book is the story of a man who thinks he knows more than God and will, in spite of everything, do things his own way and govern his own life. First ...read more

  • Sleeping With Unfinished Business

    Contributed by Gregory Thomas on Apr 4, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,957 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

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

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Apr 16, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,588 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

  • How Believers Can Appropriate Romans 8:28 Series

    Contributed by William Barber, Sr. on Feb 24, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,418 views

    Here is a careful, expository look at Romans 8:28 with a view to building up the believer.

    How Believers Can Appropriate Romans 8:28 Introduction: A loved one is brutalized, a child is kidnaped or abused, a family is wiped out in a terrible accident, a marriage breaks apart, or perhaps a terrible disease has taken hold of someone and angry people cry out at God and ask, "Why did ...read more

  • Hardship: Something Smells Fishy Series

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on May 3, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,487 views

    The thing that you think might do you in, may be the thing that saves you. What should have killed Jonah, saved him.

    Sometimes what you think might do you in you, will be the one thing that saves you. Sometimes the worst possible thing that could happen to you – is exactly what you need. Sometimes the thing you fear, is the thing that will turn your life around. We see this with the prophet Jonah. He is ...read more

  • Walking In Faith: Just Showing Up Series

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on May 7, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,940 views

    God gives Jonah very few details and Jonah has to step out in faith to get the job done.

    Jonah’s to do list: “Things to do today: Take a walk to the city of Nineveh – check; Give God’s message to the hated Ninevites – check; Have dinner in a nice Assyrian café – check; Go to bed and get some sleep – check.” When we read our Scripture today, it appears that Jonah treats the people of ...read more

  • Repentance: Beyond Excuses Series

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on May 19, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,764 views

    No more explanations, no more excuses - like the Ninevites, stop, turn around, go the other way.

    Repentance: Does our generation understand what it means? We have been following the prophet Jonah for the past few weeks and we have seen that for many of us, when we read through the book of Jonah we place assumptions on the text, that aren’t really there. For example, a quick reading of ...read more

  • The Life Of Esther Pt 1

    Contributed by Charles La Porte on Jun 17, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,349 views

    this two part series looks at the life of Esther and relates how we can begin to live as God intended thru the transforming power of the Holy Spirit

    Esther 2:1-17 Life Lessons From The Life Of Esther: 1. SHE WENT FROM MYRTLE TO STAR! This man (Mordecai) had a beautiful and lovely young cousin, Hadassah, also known as Esther. Esther 2:7 Abihail and his wife (who would soon die and leave their daughter an orphan to be raised by her ...read more

  • The Life Of Jonah Part 1

    Contributed by Charles La Porte on Jun 17, 2008
     | 879 views

    this two part series looks at Jonahs life and relates how we can begin to live as God intended thru the transforming power of the Holy Spirit

    Life Lessons From The Life of Jonah… most of us know the story of Jonah and the whale… however most don’t realize that Jonah was a prophet of God who is mentioned well before the book of Jonah…. 2 Kings 14:24-25 One day Jonah was in his prayer closet when he became greatly disturbed at the ...read more

  • The Life Of Jonah Part 2

    Contributed by Charles La Porte on Jun 18, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 698 views

    tonight we continue out lessons from the life of Jonah… as we look at part 2, rather than choose a particular portion of scripture we will cover the remainder of the book of Jonah as we go thru to see more lessons from this willing mentor of the faith.

    tonight we continue out lessons from the life of Jonah… as we look at part 2, rather than choose a particular portion of scripture we will cover the remainder of the book of Jonah as we go thru to see more lessons from this willing mentor of the faith. PRAY Life Lessons from The Life Of ...read more